8 hours
2018-01-162018-02-14

Finance Manager

London
  • Job Code
    37713BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Finance Manager

Jobid 23768-390027

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 37713BR

**Job Title** Finance Manager

**Business Segment** Filmed Entertainment Group

**Sub-Business** International Consumer Products

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** Universal Pictures were the first of the modern Hollywood studios, and over their one hundred years, they have been responsible for some of the world’s most memorable feature films. The home of ET, Jurassic Park, Despicable Me, Jason Bourne, Dracula, Bridget Jones, Mamma Mia!, The Mummy, Les Miserables, King Kong and the unstoppable Fast & Furious franchise, to name a few.

Universal Consumer Products International oversees NBCUniversal's consumer product and digital licensing for Universal Pictures, NBC Television, Focus Features and Sprout Channel. Universal Consumer Products International is part of NBCUniversal. 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, world-renowned theme parks, and a suite of leading internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Universal Consumer Products International has been embarking on an aggressive growth strategy since 2016.

**Country** United Kingdom

**State** - -

**City** London

**Responsibilities**

**Qualifications/Requirements**

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the Senior Manager, Accounting & Business Operations with the UK and Int’l operations including:

 supporting governance and oversight of all Int’l legal entities, ensuring appropriate legal and tax structure and documentation (e.g. intercompany agreements). Focus will be ~80% EMEA, ~20% rest of Int’l



For EMEA:

 owning the general ledger, quarter close, key reconciliations, reporting, statutory and tax compliance

 managing a CP accountant and outsourced Purchase to Pay, Payroll , Travel & Entertainment and Record to Report functions including reviewing current processes and implementing best practices

o design and implement transition of Record to Report processes from LA & London to London & outsourced teams

 design & implement full virtual P&L reporting at a country level

 managing overhead and capex budgeting and forecasting, transitioning from the FP&A team

 designing and delivering clear and regular communications with country FDs at all EMEA locations





Ad hoc / general:

 Process Improvement (financial & operational) – drive and balance efficiencies & controls

 Provide strong technical leadership, implementing best practices

 Lead ad hoc projects, as requested



SKILLS & EXPERIENCE



 Qualified accountant with previous experience in a similar controllership finance role (experience in a media environment is an advantage) with a solid accounting background & technical expertise

 SAP experience essential

 Previous experience with purchase process essential

 Previous experience working with outsourced providers preferred

 Advanced Excel skills

 Excellent analytical skills

 Strong organizational skills

 Strong communication skills – confidence & presence to interact with, and occasionally present to, senior executives



PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS



 A flexible, innovative, and can-do attitude that thrives in a “start-up” environment

 Excited about enabling aggressive growth and a world-class organization

 Team player who influences & collaborates across multiple functions in a matrixed environment to achieve goals

 Ability to manage multiple stakeholders, assignments, & deadlines, prioritising effectively under pressure

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



Categories

  • Management/Finance/Administration/IT

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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