Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Group Controller
Global Distribution and International
Assist VP Operational Finance or lead ad hoc finance projects such as:
Accounting memos relating to non-routine transactions e.g. any purchase accounting
System Implementations to drive simplification and automation improvements e.g. Project 20:20 transition to monthly reporting
Lead simplification projects including legal entity rationalisations and consolidation ledger clean downs
Assist in quantifying impacts of group accounting policies and regulatory changes, and ensuring business considerations are appropriately included in these
Provide guidance on financial systems including BW & SAP,
Be first point of contact on implications of foreign exchange arising as part of closing and consolidation process and fx impact on non standard transactions
Control finance system master data set up and maintenance
Maintain accounting for head office, holding and dormant companies
Prepare and post consolidation journals, and maintain consolidation ledgers
Liaise with Opco’s to understand, approve and post journal entries post close, including fx coding post automated fx routines
Work with finance teams and other group businesses to prepare elimination entries on programming acquired from Group companies
Build relationships with key stakeholders – including Opco finance controllers, Group FP&A, Corporate Finance, Tax, Treasury, and outsource partners

The Group Controllership function of Universal Networks International is responsible for overseeing the timely and accurate completion of monthly and quarterly financial closings in accordance with US GAAP. The Group consolidates more than 50 ledgers and 40 legal entities and interfaces with operating companies in Western Europe, Asia Pacific, CEE, Latin America and North America.

This position will report to the Universal Networks Vice President, Operational Finance and manages a team of 5 including 2 additional offshore accountants.
Sub-BusinessNGDI Corporate
Career Level
- -
CountryUnited Kingdom
About Us
NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the US and Canada include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations. The company is led by Kevin MacLellan, Chairman. MacLellan is responsible for oversight of all NBCUniversal International’s businesses, as well as identifying and executing international growth opportunities for both NBCUniversal and Comcast Corporation. With more than 2,200 employees across 34 countries, NBCUniversal’s international portfolio consists of international channels delivering quality content to 176 territories across EMEA, Latin America and Asia; television production labels in both UK and Australia; a library of 4,000 feature films and 75,000 TV episodes for international television distribution; direct film distribution operations in 11 countries; direct home entertainment distribution operations in 7 countries with licensee relationships covering approximately 55 additional territories; CNBC International, which broadcasts across EMEA and APAC; Parks & Resorts operated through license agreements in Singapore and Japan; and an international NBC News team based in London.
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.

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