Full Time Job

Senior Accountant


New York, NY 07-09-2024
  • 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.

The Senior Accountant 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
• Assemble monthly balance sheet account reconciliations in Blackline
• Partner with Manager to account for CIP and Fixed Assets by creating projects, placing assets into service, and ensuring depreciation expense and ending balances are accurately recorded
• Partnering with UK finance team to verify monthly cost transfers, intercompany elimination, transfer pricing and invoice generation for cash settlement
• Work alongside Finance to summarize billing data for platform revenues and generate invoices within SAP
• Foreign currency impact and analysis, specifically between GBP and USD
• Finance support for cost analysis, including financial walks, what-if scenarios and other ad-hoc requests
• 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, IT, and legal
• Support ad hoc data requests, deliverables and other controllership deadlines
• Continually improve business processes through automation, thoughtful analysis and researching or benchmarking best practices inside and outside of the company
• Assist process owners in documentation of SOX controls

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• 3+ years of accounting experience; CPA or on track
• Public accounting experienced preferred
• 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
• Strong 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: $70,000 - $95,000.

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.

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-gq072m-3-233-232-160-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $70,000 to $95,000 Per Year ($ USD)