Sr. Financial Analyst, NBC Sports Production Finance
- Business Segment: NBC Sports
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The Production Finance team collaborates with the Sports Production and Operations teams to budget, track and complete analysis on NBC Sports’ programs. We work closely with FP&A and Controllership teams to fulfill Corporate reporting requirements, and provide meaningful insights on spending and cost trends to Leadership. As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will play an integral role in the day-to-day management of Sports Production finances, including payment, tracking, budgeting, and forecasting.
- Active involvement with Production Budget processes:
- In-depth preparation of budgets for upcoming season
- Attend budget meetings, manage follow-up, work closely with Scheduling department to help build Staffing schedules and budgets
- Take ownership of assigned properties, with oversight by manager
- Assist with annual budget efforts: pacing and reporting, identifying risks and opportunities
- Assist with FP&A and Controllership deliverables
- Monthly closing: ownership of assigned monthly closing processes, including journal entries, variance analysis, and post-close financial reporting
- Pacing, estimates, LRP, budgets and variance explanations, as assigned
- Ownership of accounts payable processes:
- Accurately code invoices
- Coordinate approvals
- Update operators and team members on payment status, and work with vendors as needed
- Update and maintain individual cost tracking models, as required
- Participate in regular financial update meetings with operators
- Prepare and provide financial analyses to operators and Finance leadership, as requested
- Ad hoc projects, as necessary
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
- 3+ years of finance, accounting, or business analysis experience
- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including familiarity with utilizing various formulas and functions
- Strong technical aptitude, including ability and desire to learn company systems and tools
- Must be highly organized and detail-oriented
- Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills. Able to transform quantitative analysis into actionable recommendations and communicate them in a concise and compelling way
- Demonstrated ability to build relationships on a cross-functional team and partner with leaders in various business areas
- Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, and adapt work style/processes in a fast-paced environment
- Experience with SAP, BPC, and BW preferred
- Background in accounting and close cycles
- Willingness to 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
- Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week
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