Full Time Job

Manager Of Finance Theatrical Marketing


Universal City, CA 09-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Role Summary/Purpose:

The Global Theatrical Marketing Finance Manager has a key role in budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analyzing global marketing costs for Universal Pictures theatrical releases. Reporting to the VP of Finance, this individual must have the ability to identify and communicate cost drivers to management. The position involves close interaction with the global marketing team and the qualified candidate will have the ability to work with all levels of finance and non-finance staff. The role also includes month and quarter close responsibilities and ensuring that marketing operations are complying with corporate policies. With strong analytical and communication skills, the candidate must also be a team player.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Key role in budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analyzing global marketing spend includes working with Global Marketing team to track costs and adhere to budgets
• Preparation of weekly marketing flash report
• Analyze and prepare pre-release case scenarios
• Participate in bi-weekly senior executive meetings on marketing budgets.
• Collaborate with Marketing Finance, FP&A and Controllership to close the financial month, quarter and fiscal year
• Assist with internal, external and Sarbanes Oxley audits
• Help global marketing team with finance issues
• Improve existing reporting to provide better analytical tools for Finance team
• Perform ad hoc financial analysis as needed

Basic Qualifications:
• 4 year degree (BA,BS) from an accredited college or university in Finance or related field
• Minimum 4-5 years of finance experience
• Strong forecasting, analytic and financial modeling skills
• Outstanding computer skills including extensive experience with Microsoft Office programs – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook

Eligibility Requirements:
(note job#1152537)
• Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work at Universal City
• Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have a valid driver's license
• Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:
• Entertainment experience
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to author and deliver presentations
• Ability to handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
• Understanding of SAP & related financial systems
• Superior strategic, financial and relationship skills
• Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
• Ability to interface effectively with multiple levels of management, ranging from senior corporate executives to business unit managers and third parties

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d556p1-3-238-204-31-42 in your application.