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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Universal City


Manager, Accounting
NBC Entertainment
Job Purpose:
The Manager Accounting is responsible for NBC Network & TV Production’s key accounting processes including participation & residuals, acquired program assets, revenue recognition, expense management as well as balance sheet reconciliations. The role will report into the Senior Director of Accounting and will work closely with the FP&A departments across NBCU’s broadcast NBC Entertainment Network and television production studios, which includes Universal Television, Universal Cable Productions, and First Run Syndication.

Oversee participation and residual accounting, participate in ultimate reviews, prepare and review liability variance analysis; responsible for participation and residual library titles and classifications
Work with production finance & production accounting on production costs accruals, capitalized overhead, co-production accounting and tax credits
Responsible for NBC program cost roll forward through collaborating with NBC network finance team
Perform timely and accurate revenue recognition for both 3rd party and intercompany within NBC Entertainment and NBCU in accordance with GAAP
Participate in technical interpretation of revenue and expense recognition on key agreements not limited to licensing, producer, and co-production agreements
Responsible for overseeing the day to day operations for Accounts Payables system including SAP and hierarchy maintenance for cost center accounting
Oversee accruals for accounts payables, payroll and other liabilities such as Music/Guilds and Marketing through collaboration with respective finance functions
Manage card program reporting, accruals and internal audit requests
Responsible for assisting departments with AP questions, credit card questions and coding requests
Assist in preparation of TVP & NBC balance sheet packages and corporate reporting requests
Responsible for balance sheet account reconciliation; both preparations and reviews where applicable
Maintain both company, profit and cost center hierarchies for all network and studios
Understand and manage key corporate subsystem interfaces as well as perform reconciliations between key functional operating financial systems to SAP
Key SAP and BW user and functional expert which can provide training and coaching to the broader finance organization
Document key processes; identify areas of opportunities and create plans to successfully execute improvements
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with the finance and controllership teams across all business units as well as corporate
Perform ad hoc reporting and special projects as requested

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting & CPA preferred
Minimum 4 years of relevant accounting/finance experience

Eligibility Requirements:
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice
Willingness to travel when required
Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
Must have work authorization to work in the United States
Desired Characteristics
Desired Characteristics:
The ability to plan and organize work for self and others to meet tight deadlines
Strong organization, communication, and presentation skills
Strong analytical ability and detailed oriented
Problem solver and able to stand alone through strong informing and collaboration skills
SAP/BW experience highly desirable
Self-Starters who are assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated
Big 4 and/or Entertainment experience a plus
Sub-BusinessNBC Ent Finance
Career Level
CityUniversal City
CountryUnited States
About Us
At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.
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

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