Manager, Finance - NBC News Job at NBCUniversal, New York, NY

  • NBCUniversal
  • New York, NY

Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description

NBC Universal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. We develop, produce and market entertainment, news and information to a global market. The NBC News finance team is committed to fostering development and engagement with all team members, and to supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture. The Manager will play an integral role on the NBC News finance team, which oversees the management and analysis of financial information (EBITDA, Production Costs, Headcount, Allocations) across multiple brands within the News Group portfolio. 

The ideal candidate will have a base knowledge in production & operations, budgeting, forecasting, and monthly close procedures. This position is primarily responsible for providing financial support to certain production & operational groups within the News division. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the preparation and review of actuals, forecasts, and budgets, providing financial support for various initiatives, explaining variances between actual results, preparation of timely reporting and financial projections as well as assisting with ad hoc requests.

  • Provide regular reporting on KPI’s, financial performance, variances, and trends with key insights through analysis and observation of any risks or opportunities to the businesses 
  • Drive enhancement in processes and systems to support overall financial planning models
  • Build effective business partner relationships with key internal/external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively to create and implement processes and tools used for improved communication of financial results to business operators and finance leads
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of financial data
  • Help manage the close process, actuals, balance sheet, and P&L
  • Support Controllership in monthly and quarterly closes, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Provide various ad-hoc support as needed




  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Proven financial and analytical skills including the ability to create complex financial models and efficiently communicate results
  • Existing knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Desired Characteristics:

  • Excellent PC system and analytical skills, particularly in Excel
  • Ability to work flexible hours and under tight deadline pressure (including evenings, weekends, and/or holidays, as necessary)
  • Proficient use of SAP, AOE, & BPC or similar accounting software
  • Must have a natural sense of ownership for duties and deadlines and demonstrate drive for continuous improvement
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work individually or in a team setting
  • Effective time management skills to meet time-sensitive deadlines with accuracy
  • Strong written and verbal communication

Hybrid: This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $85,000-$115,000.

Additional Information

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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing .

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Flexible hours, Afternoon shift, 3 days per week,

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