Full Time Job

Assistant Finance Controller


London, United Kingdom 06-29-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

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 networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

The role based in London is part of the International Controllership team that is responsible for creating and driving NBCU's controllership vision and ensures all controllership objectives are met to a high standard across all the NBCU entities.

Job Description

We are looking for a technical accountant who enjoys working in a fast-moving environment in the Entertainment Industry. This role has a solid reporting line to the Financial Controller Statutory and Technical UK.

The assistant Controller is responsible for assisting in the accurate preparation and timely dissemination of Financial Statements for 30+ NBCU entities in the UK. This assistant Controller position is a statutory expert that assist the controller in managing the local statutory audits and annual statutory filing process, filings to local regulatory bodies and any other external financial reporting required (e.g. Statistics, Senior Accounting Officer declarations etc).

The assistant Controller will work closely with representatives at senior level across all the International BU's (Theatrical, Homevideo, TVD, UNI) from various departments (Fin Ops, Treasury, Tax, Legal, Accounting, FP&A).

The role will require someone with a ''can-do'' attitude, excellent project management skills, technical skills and communication skills. The role has a strong advice function to the Financial Controllers of the various BU's to ensure they preserve the integrity of the financial records and process the transactions accurately and in accordance with the local statutory and tax requirements.

• Identify, document and drive compliance with local Statutory compliance for all the NBCU entities (~ 30+) in The United Kingdom. These entities vary in size and complexity, but all need to be treated with the same diligence in terms of statutory and tax reporting. The largest entity in scope has USD 2 billion of revenues and a balance sheet total of USD 2 billion.
• Be the Subject Matter expert of the Stat and Tax reporting tool ''One Source'' and provide trainings to other users and the go to contact in case users have questions.
• Support to the tax Team to ensure compliance with local tax regulations and reporting requirements and assist in providing required documentation during internal and external reviews or audits.
• Manage and Monitor the Senior Accounting Officer (''SAO'') process and submission for NBCU International.
• Other Ad hoc activities/projects


• ACA, ACCA, CIMA or US CPA qualified
• Public Accounting Experience preferred or similar finance position within a large multinational
• Deep technical accounting experience, including comprehensive understanding of UK GAAP, US GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
• Demonstrate strong influencing and interpersonal communication skills
• Possess high level of personal and professional integrity
• Proven team player with leadership skills including the ability to manage, coach and energise the team, collaborative working style
• Willingness to work flexible hours with tight deadlines
• Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills to quickly resolve unique, complex and challenging issues and concerns independently.
• Experience of managing projects with multiple stakeholders on a detailed level
• Ability to embrace new technologies and processes

• SAP experience desired, but not essential
• Experience working in a large multinational corporation

Additional Information

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the

right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your

ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can

request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0k666-3-238-121-7-42 in your application.