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Manager, Finance Systems


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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Finance Systems

Jobid 23768-360730

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 32120BR

**Job Title** Manager, Finance Systems

**Business Segment** Operations & Technical Services

**Sub-Business** Technology

**Posting Category** Technology/Engineering

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


+ Build strong partnerships with business leaders, IT management, and team resources

+ Own business engagement for all IT services

+ Understand business processes and procedures with respect to Accounts Receivable, FP&A, and Ad Sales organizations within the Owned Television Stations group

+ Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the above functional areas

+ Work with business leaders and IT to identify business needs and recommend solutions. Coordinate with other IT project teams within the organization as needed to implement quality solutions for business initiatives

+ Work closely with various platform owners of financial systems within the company. Responsibilities to include, but not limited to, insuring enhancements and defects are properly communicated and addressed, insuring existing business processes and procedures are not negatively impacted as a result of a planned systems upgrade, business stakeholders are aware and understand scope of changes, and Stations specific enhancements and defect resolution requests are addressed

+ Work closely with various Ad Sales Systems managers within the Owned Stations Technology Team. Responsibilities to include, but not limited to, providing finance specific business requirements, articulating and documenting process workflows, and business requirements are properly translated into technical requirements

+ Provide regular updates to business and IT leadership on project status and operational issues

+ Work closely with the senior director, managers and project managers to establish project scoping, budget estimates, priorities and provide regular project status

+ Oversee and continually work to improve processes for approving, prioritizing and scheduling requests, enhancements, and projects

+ Provide expert critical thinking and trouble-shooting skills to assess, identify, test and resolve reported application issues

+ Provide training, support and guidance to the business community on application features and enhancements

+ Collaborate with vendor in preparing SOWs, change requests

+ Create PO requests, review and approve invoices, prepare quarterly accrual reports and maintain pacing and burn rate for pertaining to the larger Stations technology ecosystem

+ Perform other duties as assigned


+ Bachelor’s Degree required in computer science, information systems or related field

+ Minimum 5 years business analysis and project management experience

+ Minimum 3 years of experience supporting Finance groups/organizations

+ Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience with Financial systems

+ Working knowledge of Financial processes and procedures

+ Proven experience working with applications supporting financial applications and/or databases

+ Proven experience and understanding of the full system development life cycle and the dynamics of application development projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies

+ A demonstrated track record of success in developing excellent relationships with key business partners and stakeholders

+ Skilled project manager with strong analytic skills and proven ability to deliver multiple, concurrent and inter-related initiatives on time and within budget

+ Skilled in documenting functional and non-functional requirements and reviewing design specifications

+ Skilled in SDLC and project methodologies for software development

+ Skilled in coordinating testing, test case development and deployment plans

+ General experience using defect tracking and change management processes, metrics and tools

+ Proficient with Microsoft Office

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Familiarity with Media Entertainment

+ PMP Certification or equivalent experience

+ Project time and cost estimation ability

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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