NBC Universal Sr Accountant in Universal City, California

Job Number 30262BR

Job Title Sr Accountant

Business Segment NBC Entertainment

Sub-Business NBC Ent Finance

Posting Category Finance

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province California

City Universal City


Job Purpose:

The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for supporting the NBC Entertainment accounting team in a general accounting function. NBC Entertainment portfolio exists of a Studio, Universal Television that applies ASC926 accounting standards and a Broadcast Network that applies ASC920. This role will be supporting the administration by performing the below listed functions. The position will report directly to the Manager of Accounting, but will also work closely with the Director and Controller of NBC Entertainment.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare support documentation and analysis, process journal entries and perform account reconciliations

  • Assemble quarterly data request submission

  • Assist in the compilation of the Balance Sheet review package

  • Provide ad hoc reporting and analysis

  • Prepare and oversee preparation of quarterly control review for our Studios.

  • Compile supporting documents for an analysis of actuals vs Ultimate projections on a quarterly basis

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with the FP&A, Corporate Accounting & Tax, and other Internal Clients


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field

  • Preferred CPA

  • Minimum 2 years of accounting experience

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

  • Experience working with SAPEligibility Requirements

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered

  • Willingness to work long hours and on weekends with short notice

  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA

  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation.

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrates strong, quantitative and analytical skills, detail oriented

  • Clear, concise verbal and written communication skills

  • A team player who can also work independently and is a self-starter

  • Ability to adapt and work well in a rapidly changing environment

  • Entertainment industry experience preferred