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Finance Administrator

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Finance Administrator

Jobid 23768-383483

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 36488BR

**Job Title** Finance Administrator

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** International UPHE

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the US and Canada include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations. The company is led by Kevin MacLellan, Chairman. MacLellan is responsible for oversight of all NBCUniversal International’s businesses, as well as identifying and executing international growth opportunities for both NBCUniversal and Comcast Corporation. With more than 2,200 employees across 34 countries, NBCUniversal’s international portfolio consists of international channels delivering quality content to 176 territories across EMEA, Latin America and Asia; television production labels in both UK and Australia; a library of 4,000 feature films and 75,000 TV episodes for international television distribution; direct film distribution operations in 11 countries; direct home entertainment distribution operations in 7 countries with licensee relationships covering approximately 55 additional territories; CNBC International, which broadcasts across EMEA and APAC; Parks & Resorts operated through license agreements in Singapore and Japan; and an international NBC News team based in London. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Career Level** Entry-Level

**Country** United Kingdom

**State/Province** - -

**City** London


Working closely with the Financial Controller and Finance Analyst in all aspects of P&L and Balance Sheet reporting, this hybrid role will give applicants the opportunity to be exposed to all areas of the Finance department including FP&A, Controllership, Commercial Finance and Universal Partnerships.

This position will support wider business functions in understanding their financials, identify and quantify opportunities and risks and provide value adding analysis as well as satisfying all corporate reporting responsibilities.

This role is a great stepping stone to becoming a Financial Analyst and studying accounting qualifications within the NBCUniversal family.


Key Responsibilities

Forecasting / Budgeting and Financial analysis for new release film and LAQ.

• Liaise with marketing and sales to ensure accurate forecasts for product lines;

• Help provide Financial Controller, Finance Director and Senior Management Team with accurate and timely forecasts and variance analysis to understand key drivers for Revenue and CTM: identify and track risks and opportunities, proactively drive actions with the finance, sales, marketing and operations teams to maximise profit;

• Assisting with the monthly forecast and annual budget processes, and the load submission of these;

• Simplify and standardise processes to improve accuracy, efficiency and timeliness using offshore resources where possible;

• Review NR P&Ls prior to Marketing Plan P&L submissions;

• Working closely with Commercial Finance Analysts to ensure all customer pricing decisions are captured in forecasting / budget submissions.

Forecasting and Financial analysis of all P&L lines:

• Support Commercial Finance team on the maintenance and calculation of markdowns, pricing investigations and all aspects of claim management;

• Support Finance Analysts to regularly monitor direct cost impacting processes including: Marketing, origination, manufacturing, obsolescence and distribution;

• Understand and Communicate Risks & Opportunities in these P&L lines to Financial Controller and business teams on a regular basis;

• Assist the Financial Controller with the monthly forecasting and annual budgeting of these P&L lines ensuring that all known risks and opportunities are included.

Month end Close

• Preparation and booking of month end journals through SAP;

• Support off-shore outsource team and help co-ordination of month end activities;

• Preparation of monthly pacing file and understanding of variances to forecast;

• Support in preparation of Quarterly Balance Sheet Review and call with HQ.

Essential Skills

• Degree / Strong A Levels with a desire to study accounting qualifications;

• Highly motivated and proactive attitude towards work coupled with the ability to use initiative;

• Team player as well as ability to work autonomously;

• Demonstrated attention to detail;

• Excellent excel skills;

• Excellent written, communication and presentation skills;

• Confident, accountable and solution focused;

• Ability to work in a fast paced environment;

• Interest and/or experience in the film entertainment sector or similar industry.

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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