Full Time Job

Finance Manager


Universal City, CA 01-30-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

NBCUniversal Global Distribution is responsible for the distribution of NBCUniversal and Sky content to all forms of television and digital media customers. This includes a rich library of more than 4,000 feature films and 100,000 television episodes, including current and classic titles, non-scripted programming, sports, news, long-form and short-form programming, and locally produced content from around the world.

The Finance Manager of Global Television Distribution is responsible for financial, planning & analysis of NBC Universal's filmed entertainment and television product distributed in the Linear Free and Basic, Premium Pay, Subscription-VOD, Ad based-VOD and Transactional markets. The Manager will support distribution & marketing cost budgets along with financial systems for a high growth, fast paced international organization. This position will report to the Vice President of FP&A and will also be responsible for working collaboratively with the Sales team, Sales Administration, Theatrical and Television Planning Groups and Information Technology.

• Responsible for managing all aspects of financial planning around distribution and marketing costs (Annual Budget and Forecasts, Monthly Pacing & Close, Strategic Long-Range Plan) across multiple platforms, territories & NBCU product owners
• Support financial and sales opportunity management systems; ensuring accurate reporting of revenue and TV volume / Film slate
• Review and summarize financial results against prior plan including identifying major financial drivers, and tracking key performance indicators (KPIs)
• Partner with Sales Administration senior executives and Film & Television groups to ensure visibility around and clear communication of distribution costs
• Perform special projects as requested by management including identifying and implementing process improvements and system integrations

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in performing quantitative analysis, forecasting, and/or financial modeling

Additional Job Requirements
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, California
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

Desired Characteristics
• Advanced Excel proficiency. Ability to analyze and manipulate high volumes of data
• Entertainment industry knowledge preferred
• Demonstrates strong quantitative and analytical skills, detail oriented
• Excellent judgment and problem-solving skills to quickly resolve unique and challenging issues/concerns independently
• Team player with interpersonal ability to work with others and collaborate to achieve goals
• Possesses high level of personal and professional integrity
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently