Sr. Financial Analyst, Talent and Production Finance – NBC Sports

NBCUniversal - Stamford, CT4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $97,000 a year
Role Purpose
The Senior Financial Analyst will play an integral role in the day-to-day management of On-Air Talent and Sports Production finances, including payment, tracking and budgeting. This position will support the Director, Talent and Production Finance.

Front-facing with Talent Department: attend weekly meetings, send status updates, and answer talent payment and contract questions
Prepare and submit on-air talent payroll, including maintenance of database, talent files and submission log
Calculate and report union earnings, contributions, and upgrades
Assist with the preparation of union audit requests
Update, maintain and actualize talent and overhead department budgets
Assist with FP&A deliverables: monthly closing, pacing, estimates, LRP, budgets, variances, etc.
Own accounts payable responsibilities for foreign talent, talent departmental and assigned sports: accurately code invoices, coordinate approvals, update operators and team members, and work with vendors as needed
Active involvement with Production Budget processes, including: In-depth preparation of budgets for upcoming season, attending budget meetings, manage follow-up, work closely with Scheduling department to manage 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
Own process of actualizing production budgets and updating individual show models for accurate cost forecasting; posting of expenses in show models
Ownership of assigned quarterly closing process: determining proper reclass and accrual journal entries, variance analysis, and post close financial reporting.
Ad hoc analyses and requests as required


Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or related field
Minimum of 3+ years of experience in Finance and Accounting
Excellent computer / analysis skills, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint

Eligibility Requirements
Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )
Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
Must be willing to 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 with MS Office Suite products - particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
Experience with SAP FI/CO, BPC, and BW preferred
Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, in order to liaise with various internal and external professionals
Dedication to quality and process improvement
Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively across the organization
Demonstrated attention to detail
Strong work ethic and follow through
Ability to effectively manage priorities and deadlines
Confident, accountable and solution focused
Demonstrates initiative, self-motivation and leadership

Sub-BusinessNBC Sports Group Finance
Career Level




CountryUnited States
About Us

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NBC Sports, Olympics, and Deportes
NBC Sports is synonymous with superior production that elevates the event, broad promotion, and mutually-beneficial partnerships. Known as America’s Olympic Network, NBC has broadcasted 14 Olympic Games. NBC Deportes produces all sports events for Telemundo, NBC Universo and the Hispanic digital platforms, including the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics and the first of three FIFA World Cup broadcasts beginning 2018 in Russia.


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