Senior Financial Analyst, Film

  • 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA
  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: Filmed Entertainment Group

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Job Description

Role Purpose
Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting and Reporting, participates in the day-to-day operations of the Film Headquarters Controllership team, and will assist in a wide range of accounting, finance and consolidation matters for the Filmed Entertainment Segment, including supporting financial reporting obligations to NBCUniversal Corporate and external parties. The role is in a fast-paced headquarters environment, interfaces with teams domestically and internationally, and has opportunities for growth. 

  • Assist in planning the close timeline, including coordinating with the various Film business units and FP&A.
  • Assist in monitoring the account reconciliations for the team and other Film business units for quality and timeliness.
  • Prepare NBCU Corporate data request submissions, gathering and consolidating information from various sources and review data requests prepared by the offshore business provider.
  • Key contributor to the monthly and quarter close processes including posting close and consolidation journal entries and preparing account reconciliations and rollforwards across miscellaneous financial statement line items which may include cash, overhead, film acquisition costs, and others.
  • Monitoring the Film global business units including being a center of excellence and support for business units by providing and enforcing guidance and best practices, validating balances from a consolidated perspective, and investigating variances to prior periods.
  • Prepare and analyze the Balance Sheet Variance Analytic for the Film Group, including gathering explanations (and support if necessary) from all Film business units.
  • Prepare and present quarterly Balance Sheet review packet to Film’s SVP Global Controller and CFO.
  • Participate and collaborate on corporate driven initiatives and process change across the business unit, including special projects.
  • Manage work performed by Business Process Outsourcing provider, including training, and review and maintenance of desktop procedures.
  • Identify and implement Film HQ process improvement initiatives and opportunities to build efficiencies into existing accounting and reporting processes.
  • Collaborate with broader studios groups on benchmarking on processes and identification of best practices
  • Participate in ongoing learning and cross-training opportunities across the Film HQ controllership team
  • Participate in annual SOX 404 certification and internal and external audits.
  • Assist in technical accounting and BU policy research to continue to align on accounting for transactions and maintaining suitable accounting policies across Film.
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum of 2+ years of accounting-related experience
  • CPA or on path to obtaining CPA license preferred
  • Strong/ exceptional Excel skills and working knowledge of PowerPoint

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if partially or fully vaccinated, submitting your vaccination record no later than 7 days following commencement of employment.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the commencement of employment or adhere to enhanced protocols in select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated.
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.
    Desired Characteristics
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively across the organization
  • Inquisitive and eager to learn
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Detail focused
  • Able to identify issues and make recommendations for solutions
  • Takes initiative
  • Strong work ethic and follow through
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Flexible and able to take on new challenges as they arise
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