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FP & A Analyst

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title FP & A Analyst

Jobid 23768-377857

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 35422BR

**Job Title** FP & A Analyst

**Business Segment** Global Distribution and International

**Sub-Business** International UNI

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United Kingdom

**State/Province** - -

**City** London


The financial planning and analysis (FP&A) analyst will provide day to day support to the FP&A Manager, covering financial planning and analysis relating to the relevant UK and Emerging Markets countries/channels. This covers budgeting, forecasting, scenario planning, and review of actual results of full P&L and Free Cashflow (FCF) activities for a portfolio of channels as well as all expenditures across all UK and Emerging Markets channels.


Financial planning:

• Assist with NBCUniversal planning cycles for all expenditures including the Long Range Plan (LRP- 5 year plan), budgets, reforecasts and monthly and quarterly pacing to New York.

• Proactively reviews financial risks and opportunities relevant to expenditure for the UK and Emerging Markets.

Accurate monthly financial analysis:

• Review and analysis of month end results for relevant channels vs latest forecast (variance analysis of such).

• Identification of risks and opportunities and timely communication to manager.

• Works closely with the FP&A team responsible for revenues and controllership team to discuss variances

Business Partnering

• Business partnering with relevant operational heads including Programming Acquisitions and Marketing teams, providing support to non-finance teams to ensure robust and accurate data capture and information sharing.

• Work with UK and Emerging Markets Finance Controllership team to ensure excellence in accounting and reporting.

Simplification and automation:

• Continually seek to identify ways to simplify and or automate financial processes and reporting.

• Ensure all systems available are used to best effect by the team.

• Share system knowledge to ensure best practice.

Scenario Planning & Modelling

• Sensitivity analysis and scenario planning as required.


• Qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)

• Proven experience in financial planning and analysis.

• Experience of working with general ledger & consolidation systems. SAP/Business Warehouse/BPC experience desired.

• Practical finance experience in cash flow, treasury and capital expenditures process management.

• Excellent knowledge and practice of balance sheet, P&L and free cash flow statements

• Excellent technical and analytical skills.

• Attention to detail and ability to work with large amounts of data in SAP, excel, other financial systems.

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

• Demonstrated ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, be effective and decisive under pressure.

• Ability to adapt and work well in a fast-paced, results-oriented and rapidly changing environment.

• Strong interpersonal skills, great team player.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills.

• Ability to apply business intelligence and data analytics to forecast and analyse data/trends.

• Confident, accountable and solution focused.

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. 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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