Financial Analyst

  • NBCUniversal
  • Hybrid (Chicago, IL, USA)
  • Nov 18, 2022
Full time Finance Media

Job Description

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service. Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

Job Description


Essential part of the Finance and Operations teams by serving in a critical workforce planning role, while managing a major portion of the stations’ expenses. Position resides in the Finance department and reports directly to the Finance Director along with significant interaction with the VP of Finance and other station management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Key prepare/lead for following functions:
    • Budgeting and forecasting
    • Month End Close & variance analyses
    • Weekly Ad Revenue Projections/Pacing
    • Headcount Analytics
    • Financial/Balance Sheet reconciliations
    • Workflow documentation and internal audit liaison
    • Vendor management
  • Partner with the managers of the operating groups to review budget performance and assess impact of operational changes
  • Responsible for preparing and evaluating key operational and financial metrics
  • Develop, design and evaluate models for business process improvements to be shared with senior and operational management
  • Assist in development of presentations to executive management
  • Manage ad hoc projects and report requests


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in finance, public accounting or operations
  • Strong aptitude for complex problem solving and an ability to identify and implement process improvement and change management
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Analytical mindset with an ability to drive results based on analysis
  • Ability to write, speak and present effectively
  • Ability to read, interpret and apply contractual elements to business
  • Strong excel skills with the ability to create pivot tables and advanced formulas Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to influence and lead change
  • Working knowledge of finance (Accounts Payable, General ledger, etc.) and scheduling systems
  • Willing and able to work longer hours when necessary
  • Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered for this position

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to adapt and work well in a fast-paced, results-oriented and rapidly changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines, and be effective and decisive under pressure
  • Past work experience in the Media industry or broadcast environment, preferred
  • Strong desire to grow in career and assume additional responsibilities

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.
  • In select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated, must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or adhere to enhanced protocols.
  • Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.