Finance Director
NBC Universal 897 reviews - Washington, DC

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As Finance Director, you will be responsible for the financial management of WRC, NBC Universal’s Owned Television Station in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities would include:

Business Leadership -
  • Partner with GM and operating leaders on a daily basis to develop strategic plans
  • Partner with the operating team to learn the local news operation in an effort to advise and offer opinions to the GM to help the business GROW in Ratings, Revenue and Profit
  • Work closely with the VP of Sales to analyze the advertising market and our performance and pricing
  • Provide financial support to analyze news, syndicated and local programming, production and management options for effective decision making
  • Lead Finance team
  • Work with OTS HQ finance and other Stations to share and adopt best practices
Financial Management –
  • Lead development of Budget Presentation and Long Range Presentation (LRP), prepare financial outlook and deliver presentation to OTS leadership
  • Manage quarterly financial closes and formal estimates
  • Provide continuous risk and opportunity assessment and timely communication and advice to management teams
  • Drive local effort to improve cash performance for WRC trade receivables
Controllership –
  • Ensure balance sheet stewardship, manage the account reconciliation process
  • Ensure overall financial policy & procedure compliance
  • Manage annual Sarbanes Oxley reviews and other corporate reporting as needed Qualifications/Requirements • 10+ Years Progressively Responsible Financial Leadership Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or related field
  • Must be willing to work in Washington D.C.
  • Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
  • Must be 18 years or greater
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be available to evenings and some weekends Desired Characteristics • Strategic thinker
  • Media/television experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills and executive presence
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization in collaborative manner
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and execute
  • Excellent computer skills including Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with the SAP General Ledger system
  • MBA a plus

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