Full Time Job

Financial Analyst, Production Finance

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 05-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Role Purpose
The Production Finance team works closely with the Sports Production teams to budget, track and complete analysis on all of NBC Sports' programs. The Financial Analyst will play an integral role in the day-to-day management of Sports Production finances, including payment, tracking, budgeting, and forecasting.

• Assist with creating, tracking and actualizing production budgets for accurate cost forecasting
• Prepare and provide ad hoc financial analyses to operators
• Own accounts payable responsibilities; accurately code invoices, coordinate approvals, update operators and team members, and work with vendors as needed
• Support financial planning and annual budget efforts: pacing and reporting, identifying risks and opportunities
• Assist with monthly closing process: journal entries, variance analysis, and post close financial reporting
• Lead regular financial update meetings with operators
• Assist with preparation of production tax credits
• Participate in ad hoc projects, as necessary

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
• Minimum one (1) year of relevant experience including internship experience
• Excellent computer and analysis skills, particularly in Excel and Powerpoint

Eligibility Requirements
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• Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics
• Experience with SAP, BPC, and BW preferred
• Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, in order to liaise with various internal and external professionals
• Background in accounting and close cycles
• Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively across the organization
• Demonstrated attention to detail
• Strong work ethic and follow through
• Ability to effectively manage priorities and deadlines
• Confident, accountable and solution focused
• Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation and leadership

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