15 hours

Manager, Ad Sales Finance

New York, NY
  • Job Code
    36536BR
Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Ad Sales Finance

Jobid 23768-383745

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 36536BR

**Job Title** Manager, Ad Sales Finance

**Business Segment** Ad Sales

**Sub-Business** Ad Sales 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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

The Ad Sales Finance Manager is responsible for core ad sales finance processes and is a key player on the team supporting a variety of brands within the Lifestyle Portfolio. This role provides the unique opportunity to gain a solid understanding of NBCU Ad Sales through daily exposure/interaction with Pricing, Sales, Planning, Marketing, Research, and Division Finance functions.



• Collaborate with the networks within the Lifestyle Portfolio & Ad Sales Finance teams in ownership of key sales forecasts (Budget/Long Range Plan/Estimates), assumptions (Pricing, Inventory Utilization, Traffic Performance, etc.) and regular tracking against these targets

• Partner with Network Sales and Planning teams regarding but not limited to all elements of the pricing and sales forecasting process

• Support Sales Management and team in setting sales strategy to maximize revenue through in-depth revenue modeling and analytics

• Prepare weekly cash pacing and revenue estimates

• Assess and communicate revenue risks and opportunities to Finance and Sales Senior Management by identifying core drivers i.e. ratings, volume, marketplace

• Analyze Upfront and Scatter pricing and make-good efficiency trends and analyses

• Evaluate and manage commercial unit allocations to maximize revenue

• Perform revenue modeling for program acquisitions, program profitability analyses, preemption analyses, and financial impact of schedule changes

• Work with Sales & Planning on client and category mix and pricing and cash target analyses

• Responsible for quarterly financial closes and balance sheet reconciliations, including general ledger posting of revenue actuals and accruals as well as controllership in the ad sales financial close process

• Improve existing reporting and modeling tools to provide better analytics

• Assist with ad hoc analyses/requests

**Qualifications/Requirements**

Qualifications/Requirements :

• Four year degree (B.A., B.S.) from an accredited college or university, preferably in Finance or business-related field

• Minimum 4+ years of experience at a media company, agency, sales organization or in finance, pricing, or planning groups

• Strong analytical and financial modeling skills



Eligibility Requirements:

• Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

• Must be willing to work in New York, NY

• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

• Must be 18 years or older

**Desired Characteristics**

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – proven ability to establish and maintain solid relationships with business partners

• Ability to thrive and adapt to a fast-paced and ever-changing environment

• Self-starter and ability to work independently as well as be a strong team player

• Demonstrate a desire to lead, innovate, and identify growth and improvement opportunities

• Excellent organizational skills and proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and be detail-oriented



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.



Categories

  • Management/Finance/Administration/IT
  • Sales

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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