Full Time Job

Financial Analyst, Nbcu Local

NBC Sports

Chicago, IL 11-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Responsibilities
Essential part of the Finance and Operations teams by serving in a critical workforce planning role, while managing a major portion of the stations' expenses. Position resides in the Finance department and reports directly to the Finance Manager along with significant interaction with the VP of Finance and other station management.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Key prepare/lead for following functions:
• Event production reporting & analytics
• Capital expenditures
• Month End Close
• Financial/Balance sheet reconciliations
• Budgeting and forecasting
• Workflow documentation and internal audit liaison
• Partner with the managers of the operating groups to review budget performance
• Responsible for preparing and evaluating key operational and financial metrics
• Develop, design and evaluate models for business process improvements to be shared with senior and operational management
• Manage ad hoc projects and report requests

Qualifications/Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance
• Minimum 2 years of work experience in finance, public accounting or operations
• Strong aptitude for complex problem solving and an ability to identify and implement process improvement and change management
• Superior organizational skills
• Analytical mindset with an ability to drive results based on analysis
• Ability to write, speak and present effectively
• Ability to read, interpret and apply contractual elements to business
• Strong excel skills with the ability to create pivot tables and advanced formulas
• Working knowledge of finance (Accounts Payable, General ledger, etc.) and scheduling systems
• Willing and able to work longer hours when necessary
• Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to influence and lead change
• Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
for this position

Desired Characteristics
• Ability to adapt and work well in a fast-paced, results-oriented and rapidly changing environment
• Demonstrated ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, and be effective and decisive under pressure
• Past work experience in the Media industry or broadcast environment, preferred
• Strong desire to grow in career and assume additional responsibilities

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnxn6o-54-198-139-112-42 in your application.