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Manager, Accounting – NBCUniversal – Universal City, CA

Company: NBCUniversal

Address: Universal City, CA

  • Full Time


Job Purpose:
The Manager, Accounting is responsible for NBC Network & TV Production’s key accounting processes including accounts receivable, the revenue cycle, balance sheet reconciliations and internal reporting. The role will report into the VP, Assistant Controller and will work closely with production finance as well as multiple FP&A departments across NBC Entertainment Network Universal Television, Universal Cable Productions, First Run Syndication and the Entertainment Lifestyle Group.


  • Review revenue contracts and ensure they are processed through our revenue subledger; this includes contract maintenance, billing, revenue recognition, cash application and contract revisions
  • Perform timely and accurate revenue recognition for both 3rd party and intercompany within NBC Entertainment and the Entertainment Lifestyle Group in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare revenue checklists and memos in accordance with ASC 606
  • Manage the non-contract billing process, which will require interaction with Production Finance Executives as well as the billing team in Amsterdam
  • Participate in technical interpretation of revenue recognition on key agreements not limited to licensing, producer, and co-production agreements
  • Perform monthly close duties including but not limited to journal entry preparation and review, account reconciliations, bad debt and aging review, customer A/R balance analysis
  • Ensure cash clearing and cash application process is being maintained multiple times per week
  • Prepare an A/R aging weekly for distribution to the wider finance group
  • Perform analysis of account receivable and revenue by customer and by title regularly to report key metrics to management
  • Lead cash collections efforts with assistance of the billing team and production audit
  • Assist in preparation of TVP & NBC balance sheet packages and corporate reporting data requests
  • Key CAFÉ and GRU user and functional expert which can provide training and coaching to the broader finance organization as needed
  • Document key processes; identify areas of opportunities and create plans to successfully execute improvements
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with the finance and controllership teams across all business units as well as corporate
  • Perform ad hoc reporting and special projects as requested


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (CPA preferred)
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant operational accounting/finance experience
  • Experience reviewing and documenting revenue contracts preferred (ideally related to productions)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
  • Willingness to travel when required
  • Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
  • Must have work authorization to work in the United States
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends with short notice

Desired Characteristics

Desired Characteristics:

  • The ability to multi-task and prioritize deadlines
  • Strong organization, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical ability and detailed oriented
  • Problem solver and able to stand alone through strong informing and collaboration skills
  • SAP/AoE experience highly desirable
  • FilmTrack and NetSuite experience preferred
  • Self-Starters who are assertive, enthusiastic and highly motivated
  • Big 4 and/or Entertainment experience a plus
  • Ability to plan and organize work for self and others consistently to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work in very face paced environment with critical deadlines


NBC Ent Finance

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Universal City




United States

About Us

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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