Full Time Job

Manager, Global Finance Operations - Record To Report


Universal City, CA 04-08-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 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

Role Purpose:

Global Finance Operations (GFO) is NBCU's centralized shared service organization providing various finance and accounting services across the Business Units within NBCU. GFO is seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented individual to fill the role of the Record to Report (R2R) Manager. This manager role will be responsible for the delivery of the R2R functions including general ledger accounting, monthly close activities, asset accounting, account reconciliations and other various processes performed by both onshore and offshore teams. Additionally, ensuring the BPO performance complies with SLAs, provide excellent customer service to the business units (act as a first point of contact) and driving effectiveness through a shared service. The R2R Manager will manage a team of accountants, coordinate with the Business Unit stakeholders, and maintain efficient accounting processes to support the business operations effectively. The R2R Manger also plays a key role in implementing process improvements and integrating new systems.

• Closely manage the day-to-day operations performed by offshore teams; provide analytics to key business stakeholders for decision making; provide support on both statutory and US financial audits and requests from external and internal operational audits.
• Ensure timeliness and accuracy of the overall monthly close activities as performed by both the on-shore and off-shore teams.
• Mentor and train offshore team members, fostering a culture of continuous learning, development, and professional growth.
• Provide excellent customer service to business stakeholders including addressing and resolving queries escalated by both on & offshore teams in a timely manner.
• Serve as business partner by maintaining in-depth knowledge of the industry and accounting policies & principles.
• Review monthly metrics with BPO and business stakeholders, to improve processes and resolve issues.
• Work alongside R2R Global Process Owner to drive forward transformation initiatives.
• Manage the transition of new processes from business units into Global Finance Operations via robust governance and documented standard operating procedures.
• Collaborate within and across organization on key company-wide initiatives and to support the Finance transformation roadmap (people, process, technology).
• Research US GAAP as it relates to significant matters and provide accounting guidance to ensure compliance with US GAAP.
• Manage all applicable SOX documentation, compliance and providing audit support to both internal and external auditors.
• Identifying areas of control risk. Ensure that adequate and effective system of internal controls is maintained for reporting and analysis.
• Support departmental strategic objectives.
• Other duties and special projects as needed.


Basic Requirements:
• Bachelor's or advanced degree in Accounting
• 5+ years' experience in public or private accounting with experience directly related to key responsibilities preferred
• 1-2 years' prior management experience required
• Solid work experience in general ledger accounting, month end close functions including account reconciliations, trial balance reviews, analysis, KPI & metrics
• Prior experience in an outsourced or global shared services environment
• Experience in driving process improvement within a Finance organization
• Successful track record of development/delivery of complex solutions
• Experience with SAP ECC FI or other large ERP systems and subsystems
• Proficiency in a variety of systems including MS office suite of tools (Word, PowerPoint and high-level Excel spreadsheet such as familiarity of macros, pivot tables, lookup, IF functions)

Desired Characteristics:
• CPA or MBA preferred
• International experience preferred (understanding of currencies and FX)
• Entertainment industry preferred

Additional Requirements:
• Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
• 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-dynbn0-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

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