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Specialist, Production Finance

Universal City, CA
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Specialist, Production Finance

Jobid 23768-387075

Location: Universal City, CA, 91608, USA

Description **Job Number** 37087BR

**Job Title** Specialist, Production Finance

**Business Segment** NBC Entertainment

**Sub-Business** NBC Ent 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.

**Country** United States

**State** California

**City** Universal City


Job Purpose:

Universal Television Studios is hiring a Specialist, Production Finance to join our growing UTV studio team. We strive for the best and brightest talent to bring innovation, change and leadership in the rapidly changing landscape of television production. A successful Specialist, Production Finance is a subject matter expert in A/P, Wire and Tax compliance, but is also capable in partnering cross-functionally. The successful candidate will oversee the department’s automated vendor management system, which includes organizational oversight of vendor creation and support of the studio’s production finance operations S/he will also be responsible for processing outgoing studio wires, along with administering all yearly A/P tax activities.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Oversee and manage the VMS (vendor management system) and provide training and support to the productions.

+ Process all production wire requests and communicate status to the PFA/Coordinator

+ Consolidate the quarterly 592B’s from production and provide a single template and check to the tax department for filing

+ Work with the internal tax team to provide the yearly 1099 files to corporate

+ Handle all 1099 requests for adjustments and corrections, updating in VISTA/PSL as well

+ Process and report all B-notice activity to tax department

+ Manage the copyright filing fees and allocation to productions

+ Respond timely to all tax requests for information on State and Federal levies

+ Work closely with internal IT department to update, drive change and manage inflow of wire and VMS requests

+ Responsible for maintaining desk top manual on all procedures

+ Provide analysis and research as needed

+ Provide tax and vendor support to the productions

+ Assist finance operations team with quarter close

+ Partner with business stakeholders to implement updated tax and payment requirements

+ Review, analyze and respond to payment inquiries, wire tracking and failures

+ Will provide coverage and support to Accounts Payable Coordinator when on vacation for daily check runs, cancel/reissues and daily bank exceptions


Basic Qualifications:

+ At least 2 years of experience in vendor management, accounts payables and/or tax reporting

+ Bachelor’s degree in related field Eligibility Requirements:

+ Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered.

+ Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice.

+ Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

+ Must have work authorization to work in the United States.

+ Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.

**Desired Characteristics**

Desired Characteristics:

+ Excellent technical and analytical skills

+ Able to maintain a high level of accuracy when entering financial information

+ Previous work experience in a vendor management and tax reporting

+ Experience with ERP systems such as SAP, Vista; V5

+ Advanced Excel skills

+ Advanced PowerPoint skills, including ability to "tell a story" using PowerPoint

+ Possess the confidence, presence, and communication skills to interact and present to senior management and high level executives

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills

+ Strong organizational and project management skills

+ Ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, and be effective and decisive under pressure

+ Adaptability and flexibility to work well in a fast-paced, results-oriented and rapidly changing environment

+ Team player with interpersonal ability to work with others and collaborate to achieve goals

+ Able to build strong working partnerships along with the ability to listen, understand and influence

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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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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