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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Finance Director

Jobid 23768-374031

Location: Orlando, FL, 32806, USA

Description **Job Number** 34713BR

**Job Title** Finance Director

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** Golf Channel

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Part of the NBC Sports Group family, Golf Channel is a multimedia, golf entertainment and services company based in Orlando, Fla. In addition to its high-quality news, instruction and original programming, Golf Channel is home to more live golf than all other networks combined. Our coverage includes PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, NCAA National Championships, The Open, Olympics and a slate of other worldwide tours and events. Golf Channel continues to connect the world to golf through a wide array of digital and lifestyle services including: Golf Channel Digital platforms, GolfNow,, Golf Channel Academy instructional facilities and Golf Channel Amateur Tour.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Florida

**City** Orlando


u>Job Duties

+ Lead all aspects of financial planning and analysis for the GolfNow business

+ Manage monthly variance analysis related to month/quarter end close and ensure all material variances are identified, explained and communicated, as needed

+ Review monthly P-Card, T&E Charges, and SNAP Invoices to ensure items are routed to correct accounts as well as appropriateness of charges

+ Oversee monthly KPI reporting to ensure that it is accurate and timely

+ Manage monthly financial review meetings with key department heads to communicate any budget variances and ensure any cost containment measures are effectively communicated

+ Assist with annual budget, forecast and LRP process for GolfNow

+ Work closely with the Revenue Team to ensure revenue forecast is accurate and communicated to all relevant parties

+ Provide guidance and support to GolfNow operations to ensure all financial controls and policies are adhered to

+ Various ad hoc analysis as needed

+ Supervise, coach, and mentor a team of 4


Basic Qualifications

+ 7+ years of accounting or financial analysis experience

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

+ CPA preferredAdditional Job Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )

+ Must be willing to work in Orlando, FL

+ Flexibility to work with varying hours, work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Communication Skills – ability to communicate clearly and professionally in conversations, communications and interactions with others. Conscientious, enthusiastic and tactful personality with positive, friendly and team-oriented attitude.

+ Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills – ability to tackle a problem by using a logical and systematic approach; anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take appropriate action. Detail oriented and highly organized with strong analytical, writing, mathematical and computer skills.

+ Leadership Skills – Ability to think and work independently as well as the ability to work co-operatively with others to produce innovative solutions; take the lead in setting new policies or procedures.

+ Management Skills – Ability to effectively manage, coach, and mentor staff

+ Managing Change Skills – ability to demonstrate support for innovation and for organizational changes needed to improve Golf Channel’s effectiveness; support and implement organizational change; and help others to successfully manage organizational change.

+ Goal-Oriented Skills – Capacity to juggle multiple projects without sacrificing quality and professionalism. Ability to focus on the desired result of their work, and set challenging goals for employees. Must seize positive opportunities that will benefit the company.

+ Experience managing a team

+ Experience preparing and delivering presentations to senior leadership

+ CPA and/or MBA preferred

+ Strong computer skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

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.

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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