Financial Analyst

NBC Sports Group
San Francisco
27 Jun 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract type
Full time

Role Purpose
  • The Financial Analyst will play an integral role in the day–to–day financial operations and management for NBC Sports Bay Area & California, including payments, tracking, auditing, budgeting, and forecasting. The role is also responsible for assisting with monthly and quarterly close and financial reporting process, requires understanding of accounting/finance and the ability to partner with Sports Operations, and the Regional Sports Networks HQ finance team. This position is reporting to the Senior Director of Finance.

  • Monthly and quarterly closing processes for NBC Sports Bay Area & California (e.g. analyze departmental expenses, calculate required accruals, post journal entries and ensure all expenses are captured and stated properly)
  • Track spending against budget and partner with the various operators to ensure spending remains within approved limits
  • Manage NBC Sports Bay Area & California Accounts Payable process using Internal NBCU SNAP software to upload, review, and assign budget coding to invoices
  • Establish and maintain business relationships with Accounts Payable vendors
  • Resolve any accounts payable issues identified
  • Prepare and provide ad hoc financial analyses to operators and accounting
  • Attend regular financial update meetings with operators
  • Assist other departments in PCard and T&E card processes and expense reconciliation
  • Extract data for T&E, PCard, mobile phones for audit/review purposes
  • Assist on NBC Sports Bay Area & California Monthly Forecast SAP/BPC submissions
  • Assist in the preparation of annual budget, estimates, and long–range plan by thoroughly understanding key business drivers
  • Perform ad hoc analyses as needed

  • Qualifications/Requirements

    Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree in finance or related field
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience in finance and accounting
  • Proficient in Windows environment; Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills

    Additional Qualifications
  • Knowledge in use of SAP/BW/BPC or similar accounting software preferred
  • Prior experience in accounting and/or financial management in a P&L environment
  • Controllership mindset
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • Must be accurate, highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Must be a team player with teamwork mentality

    Desired Characteristics

  • High energy and ability to multi–task
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Willingness to learn
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong Oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast–paced environment