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Manager, Technical Accounting and Policy


New York, NY
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Manager, Technical Accounting and Policy

Jobid 23768-371611

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 34251BR

**Job Title** Manager, Technical Accounting and Policy

**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.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York


Role Purpose

The Manager, Technical Accounting and Policy, will serve as the technical accounting subject matter expert with respect to the company’s generally accepted accounting policies, and to ensure quality and timeliness of financial guidance throughout the company’s finance organization. This position will report to the Senior Manager and will work closely with the Manager in the group.


+ Develop and support the maintenance of accounting policies across the NBCUniversal operating segments

+ Collaborate with divisions to ensure compliance with accounting policies and assist in resolving questions

+ Perform research on accounting, industry trends

+ Coordinate with Comcast and external auditors on technical accounting matters

+ Monitor standard setter activity and implement emerging accounting pronouncements

+ Maintain contract approval system and accounting database

+ Work closely with corporate groups related to implementation of accounting standards and recognition/reporting of complex accounting matters and transactions

+ Assist in the review of standalone financial statements

+ Support the organization of global accounting trainings


Basic Qualifications

+ CPA required

+ Minimum of 4 years big four audit experience

+ Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance, MBA is a plus

+ High degree of technical proficiency required

+ Experience with performing complex accounting research and technical activitiesEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.

+ Must be willing to work in New York, NY.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Qualifications

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills

+ Ability to interact with various levels of finance personnel and be able to explain complex accounting in succinct manner; a good listener

+ Superior project management skills. An ability to multitask and work on several projects, ensure processes are followed and deadlines are met

+ Strong communication, interpersonal, problem-solving and project management skills

+ Preferred candidates will have media industry experience

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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