Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


News Group Accountant
NBC News and MSNBC
Position Overview:
The News Group Accountant role will support both the transition to monthly close and ongoing monthly close activities, plus various transactional activity across NBC News Group, including Broadcast News and MSNBC.  The role will report into the Senior Accounting Manager, News Group. 

Own various aspects of monthly close including recording entries and reconciling certain balance sheet areas across News Group
Manage News Group accounts receivable, including various billing, monitoring collections and bad debt
Prepare quarterly data requests for SEC Reporting Team
Clearing error suspense and monitoring GL level activity for reporting accuracy. 
Run financial reports to support the team leading into monthly close and monitor trending. Help operational finance teams trouble-shoot and act as a go-to resource for reporting questions within certain areas.
Help maintain News Group system reporting hierarchy and quickly build familiarity with SAP/BW to ensure data can be pulled quickly and accurately.
Identify areas to streamline / centralize as processes shift to a monthly close environment versus quarterly

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• 1+ years’ work experience
Desired Characteristics
Desired Qualifications:

• Big 4 accounting experience desired
• CPA or working towards a CPA desired
• Familiarity with SAP/BW
• Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and verbal/written communication skills
• Self-motivated with the ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities
Sub-BusinessNews Group
Career Level
CityNew York
New York
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 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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