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Financial Accountant, UK and Emerging Markets

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Financial Accountant, UK and Emerging Markets

Jobid 23768-394050

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 38292BR

**Job Title** Financial Accountant, UK and Emerging Markets

**Business Segment** Global Distribution and International

**Sub-Business** International UNI

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** 12 month fixed term

NBCUniversal International Networks is one of the world’s premier entertainment portfolios, delivering quality content and compelling brands to over 176 territories across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. The channel brands in the portfolio include Universal Channel, Syfy, E! Entertainment Television, 13th Street, DIVA, Studio Universal, Telemundo, The Style Network and Golf Channel. These unique brands deliver a full range of entertainment experiences to local audiences across the globe; the portfolio also includes Movies 24 in the UK. Further, NBCUniversal News Group, one of the most influential and respected portfolios of on-air and digital news properties in the world, operate CNBC and NBC News internationally.

NBCUniversal International Networks is a division of NBCUniversal, 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. 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.

**Country** United Kingdom

**State** - -

**City** London




• Assist with the month end close process, posting journals as required.

• Liaison with outsourced AP/AR/reporting functions as necessary, especially during month end.

• Support the Assistant Financial Controller with month end and quarterly Balance Sheet Reconciliations and commentary, for review by Financial Controller UK and EM and HQ corporate team.

• Assist in the preparation of annual statutory accounts, including audit liaison.

• Review weekly payment runs

• Weekly forecasting of cash receipts to corporate treasury team and variance commentary as required.

• Manage all queries from internal and external stakeholders through to resolution.

• Overall responsibility for VAT process including reviewing and sign-off of outputs from internal VAT team including VAT returns, ECSL, and foreign VAT claims.

• Review Concur (travel and expense) reporting within the SAP ledger on a monthly basis to ensure costs are appropriately allocated to assigned business entity.

• Review and process monthly/quarterly intercompany recharges of the UK entity.

• Purchase order and purchasing hierarchy maintenance.

• Training operational & finance teams on the use of Connexis banking system, raising POs, SNAP system and SAP coding.

• Provide support to FP&A team with both cash flow and P&L forecasting as required.

• Any ad hoc analysis/projects as required for both Finance Controllership and FP&A teams.


• Part qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA).

• Previous experience of management accounts and reconciliations.

• Experience of working with outsourced teams (desired).

• Experience of working with General Ledger and Consolidation systems, SAP/ BPC/ Business Warehouse experience (desired).

• Strong interest in the media industry and television business (desired).

• Strong Microsoft Office skills (particularly Excel and PowerPoint).

• A confident and pro-active communicator with the ability to effectively interact with non-finance personnel.

• Keen attention to detail.

• Strong analytical and reconciliation skills.

• The ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects in an often pressurised environment.

• Comfortable working in a dynamic, changing/growing environment.

• Comfortable in identifying issues and proposing solutions.

• The ability to operate effectively across diverse cultural and business environments.

• A team worker who is good at building strong working relationships.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove they are able to work in the United Kingdom.

For US Citizens: Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company.

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.


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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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