Manager, Accounting - NBC Sports Group
NBC Sports - New York, NY

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Role Purpose
This is a manager role on the NBC Sports Group team, reporting to the VP, Finance and Controller, which provides the opportunity to be involved in planning and analysis for the Sports Group. This role will be responsible for assisting with budgeting, forecasting, and analysis, and requires understanding of accounting/finance and the ability to partner with business units, CF&A, FP&A team, HR, Tax, and Legal.

  • Manage the quarterly close process for the NBC Sports Group HQ
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly journal entries in accordance with U.S. GAAP
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports and account reconciliations
  • Research accounting issues and work with Corporate Controllership to determine appropriate accounting treatment
  • Monitor purchasing card and travel card purchases for compliance with company policy
  • Prepare annual payroll budgets and quarterly payroll forecasts
  • Prepare quarterly payroll allocation entries for the NBC Sports Group (Sports, NFL, Olympics, Golf Channel, Regional Sports Networks, and NBC Sports Network)
  • Track and analyze headcount and payroll changes against budget and prior year
  • Create and maintain database to analyze payroll trends
  • Assist in the implementation of corporate and Sports Group initiatives, policies, and procedures
  • Participate in ad hoc projects, as necessary

  • Qualifications/Requirements
    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Finance and Accounting

    Eligibility Requirements
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: 8044BR )
  • Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
  • Must be willing to work in New York, NY and Stamford, CT
  • Must be willing to take drug test and submit to a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

  • Desired Characteristics
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Strong Computer / Analysis Skills, particularly in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP Accounting / Business Warehouse Software a Plus
  • Industry experience preferred

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