The Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis is a key member of the leadership team and will oversee all financial reporting related to quarter close and planning cycles, including income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow. This person will lead the financial planning and analysis team to deliver the short and long term financial goals of the business and be a true partner with the CFO and President in preparing and presenting strategic and operational plans and analysis.
Lead the financial planning and analysis team to deliver the short and long term financial goals.
Oversee all financial reporting related to quarter close and planning cycles, including income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, and ad hoc supporting schedules.
Partner with CFO and network president to offer recommendations and support decision-making around programming greenlights, international growth, digital expansion, and content monetization
Responsible for analyzing all aspects of operations, structure, and spending patterns to help identify opportunities with the goal of maximizing operational efficiency.
Partner with corporate headquarters and other network finance teams to ensure consistency, share learnings, and pursue transformational strategies across the portfolio.
Communicate organizational vision and empower the financial planning and analysis team to embrace a culture of creativity, collaboration, and innovation.
Lead the preparation and presentation of financial results to the senior leadership team, including financial analysis and variance explanations.
Overall responsibility for coordination and preparation of the annual Budget, Long Range Plan, quarterly forecasts, operating reviews, and other estimates as required.
Lead the quarterly pacing process and provide overall coordination between E! and Esquire and the corporate finance team on all financial-related inquiries.
Coordinate quarterly results discussions with NBCUniversal internal operating units, including ad sales, distribution, international, digital, programming, marketing, IT, and other shared services.
Develop and lead all general business planning and the presentation of that analysis to senior management, which includes affiliate relations, ratings, subscribers, programming, acquisitions, etc.
Bachelors degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
Minimum 10 years of experience in Finance or Accounting
Strong preference for prior broadcast or cable television finance experience
Interested candidates must submit a resume through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
Willingness to work in Los Angeles, CA
Must be willing to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be 18 years or older
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCUs Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Solid verbal/written communication skills
Strong Excel & PowerPoint skills
Good working knowledge of systems (SAP, BW, BPC)
Knowledge of relevant accounting principles
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Solid leadership skills
MBA/CPA a plus