Senior Financial Analyst

  • NBCUniversal
  • Washington, DC, United States
  • Jan 31, 2018
Full time Finance Media Television

Job Description

NBC is seeking a Sr. Financial Analyst to join our finance team in the Washington, DC News Bureau. The incumbent will work closely with operational teams and with the finance teams in NYC.   
Job Duties

  • Assist with quarterly closing process: journal entries, variance analysis, and post close financial reporting.
  • Support financial planning and annual budget efforts: pacing and reporting, identifying risks and opportunities.
  • Assist monthly reporting by building dashboards and other summaries for management; communicate results and metrics in a timely manner.
  • Assist with accounts payable responsibilities; accurately code invoices, coordinate approvals, update operators and team members, and work with vendors as needed.
  • Lead controllable expenses reporting and audits including: improving controllership, identifying key trends, summarizing themes for leadership teams, and providing cost management ideas.
  • Periodically present updates on financial and operating performance and other projects to finance and operating leadership teams.
  • Collaborate with the other Finance team members to better support Operators and maintain a healthy division of responsibilities.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects in order to gain knowledge in other areas and cultivate creativity.


Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. 
• A minimum of two years’ experience performing financial analysis, forecasting, and/or financial modeling.
• Advanced computer skills, particularly in Excel and PowerPoint.
• Proficient use of SAP/Business Warehouse/BPC or similar accounting software.

Additional Job Requirements
• Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered.
• Must be willing to work in Washington, DC
• Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
• All candidates must be willing to submit to a background investigation.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

Desired Qualifications
• Clear thinker with problem solving skills, ability to research problems and drive resolutions.
• Strong time management skills, can prioritize workload and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment.
• Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines with accuracy.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated leadership skills.
• High energy and ability to multi-task
• Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
• Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to quickly build relationships across the organization.
• Team player with exceptional work ethic.

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