Full Time Job

Manager, Accounting


New York, NY 05-08-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description
Our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) portfolio is a powerhouse collection of consumer-first brands, supported by media industry leaders, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio including Peacock, NOW, Fandango, SkyShowtime, Showmax, and TV Everywhere, powering streaming across more than 70 countries globally. And the evolution doesn't stop there. With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We're always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth and consistently offer the very best in consumer experience. But most of all, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire people to thrive.

Accounting Manager, Peacock

The Manager of Accounting will play a key role on the Peacock and NBCU Direct-to-Consumer controllership team. The position will report to the Director, Accounting, and will work closely with the Direct-to-Consumer finance team and collaborate with Controllership across the NBCUniversal portfolio.

This position will support the monthly close and the overall accounting processes to ensure accurate and timely reporting. The role will support the (i) standardization of existing processes with the rest of NBCU's TV & Streaming group, (ii) identification of business process efficiencies, and (iii) implementation of best practices. This position is expected to challenge the status quo and think of more enhanced approaches and methodologies to support Peacock's overall close and control structure.

• Prepare and record accurate and timely journal entries within SAP
• Assist with month-end and quarter-end accounting close to ensure deadlines are met and all items are recorded in accordance with GAAP
• Prepare and review monthly balance sheet account reconciliations in account reconciliation tool
• Support the Direct-to-Consumer finance team in all planning processes, including Long Range Planning, Annual Budgets and Operator Reviews
• Support business process by partnering with other departments, including but not limited to FP&A, Accounts Payable, Treasury, Tax, Human Resources, Decision Sciences, and Legal
• Continually improve business processes through automation, thoughtful analysis and researching or benchmarking best practices inside and outside of the company
• Process documentation for new and existing processes and contribution of new ideas for efficiencies
• Assist with vendor setup and vendor management to ensure vendors are setup and paid on a timely basis
• Timely preparation of quarterly data requests for Corporate Accounting Reporting for internal / external reporting use
• Prepare and assist with reporting Balance Sheet variance analysis and quarterly review
• Support team in identifying transition of work from Finance to Controllership
• Develop an in-depth understanding of key corporate subsystem applications and the interface with the financial ledger
• Oversee T&E and P-card programs; accruals, audits and reporting
• Perform ad hoc reporting and special projects as requested


Basic Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• Knowledge of US GAAP
• 4+ years of accounting experience, inclusive of 2+ years of public accounting experience strongly preferred
• CPA license preferred

Desired Characteristics
• Master's degree in Accounting preferred
• Working knowledge of general ledger systems preferred (SAP, AOE, Blackline)
• Self-starter, proven ability to work independently, execute well, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Detail oriented and a quick learner
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
• Ability to think critically and research ad hoc accounting issues
• Problem solving skills, ability to dig into problems and drive resolutions
• Exceptional analytical skills
• Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills

Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $85,000 - $115,000 (bonus eligible).

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. 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.

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-rb0436-44-223-39-67-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $85,000 to $115,000 Per Year ($ USD)