Sr. Financial Analyst, NBC Sports Production Finance

  • Full-time
  • Business Segment: NBC Sports

Company Description

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Job Description

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


Basic Requirements:

  • 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

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with SAP, BPC, and BW preferred
  • Background in accounting and close cycles

Additional Requirements:

  • 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

Additional Information

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