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Project Financial Analyst, Creative


Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Project Financial Analyst, Creative

Jobid 23768-382635

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 36310BR

**Job Title** Project Financial Analyst, Creative

**Business Segment** Parks & Resorts

**Sub-Business** USH Creative

**Posting Category** Theme Parks

**About Us** Universal Studios Hollywood is the Entertainment Capital of L.A. featuring a movie-based theme park and Studio Tour, and bridged by Universal CityWalk, a dynamic entertainment, shopping and dining complex. Universal Studios Hollywood is an industry leader due to its impressive talent base of highly creative professionals who inspire and produce compelling entertainment and innovative attractions that immerse guests in an authentic Hollywood experience. Universal Studios Hollywood’s team of professionals enjoys a unique culture where fun, hard work and high-quality results are priority, resulting in an employee base that is proud to work here. 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. The company offers equally unique opportunities for employees to expand their careers within Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Parks & Resorts, and the broader NBCUniversal family. It’s a big universe, where do you fit in?

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** California

**City** Universal City


Deliverables consist of providing finance support for the Major Universal Hollywood Parks capital projects including monthly project cost reporting and analysis, month-end close requirements, cash flow tracking/forecasting, special projects and other project work within tight deadlines.

Initial duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

Financial Analysis and Reporting:

• Complete monthly project cost reporting for Major Universal Hollywood Parks projects and distribute to management. Work with project managers to update project budgets and communicate all project issues via monthly report.

• Month-end close requirements, including preparing monthly project status and accrual reports, prepare and post applicable charge-outs and earned value journal entries.

• Prepare cash flow projections on a monthly basis. Communicate results and variance explanations to Senior Finance Management.

• Maintain Prolog (project tracking system) to be consistent with SAP and earned value assumptions.

• Assist in the development of the Annual Operating Plan and Latest Estimates via cash flow projections and other reports.

• Tax compliance tracking and confirmation – Sales/Use Tax and Source Income Tax.

• Review, audit and approve contract drafts, purchase requisitions, and invoices/payment applications related to project. Research vendor payment issues and make recommendations for resolution.

• Assist in the vendor bid and award process including cost comparison and bid review meetings.


• Test and provide feedback for special projects related to financial reporting enhancements.

• Improve reporting processes through the use of automation whenever possible

• Generate or update all standard operating procedures

• Independently perform ad hoc analysis


• Bachelor’s degree: Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.

• 3-5 Years experience in General accounting principles required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Proficiency in Excel

**Desired Characteristics**

• Excellent written and oral communication skills in both detailed and high level presentations

• Flexibility to move on short notice from task to task as priorities change

• Proficiency in Power Point, Word, Access and SAP experience a plus

• Working understanding of generally accepted accounting principles

• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

• Project/capital experience preferred

• Prior project experience in construction, theme park, or attraction desired

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.

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