Full Time Job

Manager, Accounting and Reporting


Universal City, CA 10-28-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Role Purpose
Manager, Accounting and Reporting, will be responsible for various accounting and reporting requirements for the Filmed Entertainment Segment to NBCUniversal Corporate and external parties. The role is in a fast paced environment with opportunities for growth.

• Key contributor to the month and quarter close process with oversight of our Third Party Distribution liability balance.
• Review third party distribution contracts and accounting memos for gross vs net presentation.
• Coordinate with and manage deals with our home entertainment and TV distribution business partners
• Preparation of GAAP reporting to external partner(s)
• Ownership of distribution-related master data, including advising internal business partners, monitoring of business-created data, and set-up of film-specific data
• Establish and/or improve processes/controls over historical activity reconciliation and future payments.
• Review quarterly account reconciliations, driving proficiency within the parameters of NBCUniversal policies.
• Assist in the preparation and presentation of the quarterly Balance Sheet review package to Global Controller and CFO.
• Key contributor to the quarter close and financial reporting processes, including review of journal entries, variance analysis and supporting schedules.
• Perform technical accounting research as required, assist in providing technical guidance to and work with business units to implement new standards as necessary.
• Manage and develop Film HQ controllership staff
• Drive initiatives that identify process improvement opportunities and build efficiencies into existing reporting routines.
• Assist with ad-hoc projects as needed; role is likely to take on additional responsibilities in other areas of the business once proficient in primary responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.
• Minimum of 5+ years of accounting related experience. Combination of public accounting and entertainment industry preferred. Straight public candidates with significant experience working with entertainment industry and relevant technical accounting matters will be considered.
• CPA preferred
• Strong / exceptional Excel and Word skills and working knowledge of Powerpoint
• Knowledge of Business Warehouse / SAP preferred

Eligibility Requirements
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• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice (if applicable)
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States (if applicable)
• Must be 18 years or older (if applicable)

Desired Characteristics
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written. Applicant should be a team player and be able to work with a variety of personalities.
• Strong leadership skills and ability to work with multiple business units/divisions.
• Inquisitive and able to think through interdependencies of processes.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in this fast-paced environment.
• Excellent Project Management skills, detail oriented, proactive approach to problem solving.
• Strong logical and analytical thinker
• Strong work ethic and follow through.
• Able to identify issues and make recommendations for solutions
• Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines
• Ability to coach and develop staff
• Flexible and able to take on new challenges as they arise
• Strong business acumen and analytical skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7k279-52-90-49-108-42 in your application.