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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Accounting

Jobid 23768-377710

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 35391BR

**Job Title** Manager, Accounting

**Business Segment** Staff

**Sub-Business** Corporate Finance

**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. 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.

Why NBCU Finance?

+ NBCU’s portfolio includes Universal Parks & Resorts, Universal Pictures, NBC News Group, NBC Sports Group, a suite of broadcast and cable networks, and more. Each organization has a finance function, so growth and promotional opportunities are virtually unlimited.

+ Access to a global network of finance professionals

+ Robust learning and development opportunities allow you exposure to finance throughout NBCUniversal’s portfolio. Our training plans ensure that you’ll be increasing your skillset.

+ Be part of the company you interact with every day: waking up with Today, heading to Universal Studios for a family trip, freshening up your movie smarts on Fandango, or wrapping up the day with the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon or Saturday Night Live

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


The Accounting Manager will be an integral part of the Corporate Finance Team and will support the Director in financial accounting and reporting and the planning and analysis of company-wide benefits, insurance and executive compensation programs. The total portfolio of spend is approx. $1bn annually. The position has interaction with Comcast-NBCUniversal Global Benefits and Compensation, Divisional Finance and Corporate Finance.

Here what you’ll do in this role

+ Prepare Annual Budgets/ Long Range Planning and Quarterly forecasts for benefits and insurance

+ Monthly review of all ledger activity and preparation of quarterly accruals

+ Support the quarter/annual close process and assist 10-K footnotes as it relates to pension, post-retirement and deferred compensation

+ Manage insurance allocations to all NBCU divisions

+ Update SOX narratives and process maps

+ Manage Communications with Internal and External Auditors

+ Review Account Reconciliations and investigate discrepancies/variances

+ Manage all retirement and H&W related vendor billings and payments

+ Ad-hoc Projects and Analysis as requested


Basic Qualifications

If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to meet you!

+ Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration or business management

+ 3+ years of experience in general accountingFine Print for Eligibility

+ If you think you’d be awesome in this role, please submit a resume/CV through to be considered

+ You must be willing to work in New York, NY

**Desired Characteristics**

Bonus Points if this describes you

+ Benefits Finance experience a plus

+ Solid Understanding of Accounting and Forecasting principles; CPA a plus

+ Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills, ability to interact with management and diverse population

+ Exposure to preparation or audit of financial statements

+ Sarbanes Oxley experience is a plus

+ Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

+ Experience in using SAP and Business Warehouse or similar financial application and reporting tool

+ Commitment to meeting deadlines

+ Should be a team player and be able to work with a variety of personalities

+ Highly motivated, detail-oriented and have a strong work ethic

+ Proactive and analytical approach to problem solving and follow-through

+ Attention to detail

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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