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Senior Manager Accounting & Business Operations

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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Senior Manager Accounting & Business Operations

Jobid 23768-387451

Location: London, GBR

Description **Job Number** 37193BR

**Job Title** Senior Manager Accounting & Business Operations

**Business Segment** Film

**Sub-Business** International Consumer Products

**Posting Category** Finance

**About Us** NBCUniversal’s international operations outside the US and Canada include film and television distribution, home entertainment distribution, channels, film and television production, theme parks and news operations. The company is led by Kevin MacLellan, Chairman. MacLellan is responsible for oversight of all NBCUniversal International’s businesses, as well as identifying and executing international growth opportunities for both NBCUniversal and Comcast Corporation. With more than 2,200 employees across 34 countries, NBCUniversal’s international portfolio consists of international channels delivering quality content to 176 territories across EMEA, Latin America and Asia; television production labels in both UK and Australia; a library of 4,000 feature films and 75,000 TV episodes for international television distribution; direct film distribution operations in 11 countries; direct home entertainment distribution operations in 7 countries with licensee relationships covering approximately 55 additional territories; CNBC International, which broadcasts across EMEA and APAC; Parks & Resorts operated through license agreements in Singapore and Japan; and an international NBC News team based in London. 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.

**Country** United Kingdom

**State** - -

**City** London


The primary focus of this role is to work with Global Consumer Products Finance (LA), International Corporate Finance (London), and Int’l O&TS (London) to design, build, and manage an accounting & business operations function for CP Int’l that is:

• Fit-for-purpose for a start-up environment, focusing on areas that best support the group’s aggressive growth strategy,

• Well-controlled, efficient & pragmatic, and

• Scalable for the world-class organization that we are setting out to build.

The successful candidate will drive the discussions re: resources necessary to achieve the above goals.




• Partner with business leaders to drive performance and execute business strategies

• Lead DreamWorks Animation integration from an Accounting & Business Operations point of view, working closely with the LA and NBCU Int’l corporate teams.

Set-up / recurring processes:

• Work closely with Global Consumer Products Finance (LA); International Corporate Finance (London), including Int’l Tax; and other Int’l Business Units (e.g. UPI , UPHE , UNI ) to:

• Determine, and execute on, and maintain a legal entity structure for all of CP Int’l’s operations

• Put in place and run finance operations e.g.

o Treasury, Payroll, T&E,Order-to-Cash, including Royalty process, with the support of “FinOps”

o Purchase-to-Pay, with the support of “FinOps”

o Record-to-Report, with the support of “FinOps” etc.

o Treasury, with the support of the Treasury team (Amsterdam)

o Payroll, with the support of “FinOps” (London, NBCU Int’l Finance Operations team)

o T&E, with the support of “FinOps”/Central Controllership

• Work closely with the Regional VP’s & FD’s to:

• Develop and execute transition plans from 3rd party agents to internal teams

• Manage ongoing finance operations & ensure accurate books & records

• Manage compliance requirements e.g. tax filings, statutory audits, etc.

• Work closely with the Int’l O&TS teams to deliver proactive support to enable business growth – in particular office space, facilities services, IT infrastructure/equipment, applications, and support

• Act as a “project manager” for other support functions – e.g. Legal, HR, Creative, Marketing – to deliver smooth agent transitions, and efficient and well-controlled business operations that enable business growth

Ad hoc / general:

• Process Improvement (financial & operational) – drive and balance efficiencies & controls

• Frequent senior leadership updates/presentations

• Provide strong technical leadership, implementing best practices

• Lead ad hoc projects, as requested


• Extensive relevant work experience in a Consumer Products and/or Media & Entertainment business People management experience

• Qualified accountant with solid accounting background & technical expertise

• Deep experience designing, implementing, and running processes & controls

• Ability to develop and report on relevant business performance metrics

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong communication & presentation skills – confidence & presence to interact with and present to senior executives

• Experience with systems such as SAP, Concur etc.

• Advanced Excel skills

• Advanced PowerPoint skills, including ability to "tell a story" using PowerPoint

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Click Here to view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.


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