Staff Accountant

NBC Universal Miami , FL 33196

Posted 3 weeks ago

Responsibilities

SUMMARY:

Ensuring that company financial statements are in line with management's requirements and industry standards is the main function of the staff accountant. Working under the direction of the Senior Manager, the staff accountant assists in the preparation of financial statements that meet standard accounting principles as well as state and federal regulations.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The staff accountant oversees general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions. Responsibilities include reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledger and preparing month-end close procedures. A successful accountant combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. Duties also include ensuring accuracy and effectiveness in all of our accounting tasks.

  • Support month, quarter and year-end close process, including sports rights and TV costs close processes

  • Prepare financial close deliverables/Corporate data request according to schedule

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles

  • Prepares General Ledger reconciliations (Accruals, Prepaid, Leases, Deferred Revenue and Expenses, Amortization)

  • Prepares journal entries following the company's best practices

  • Prepare and reconcile intercompany transactions

  • Build financial reporting in SAP BW/AOE

  • Serve as the SAP decentralized maintainer and create production cost objects in Global Title Management

  • Participate in financial standards setting

  • Supports external and internal audits

  • Suggest process improvements and assist in the implementation internal controls

  • Supports multiple Telemundo entities such as TLMD Deportes, TLMD Global Studios, TLMD Programming

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of two years of GL accounting experience

  • Experience with integrated ERP Accounting systems

  • Experience with intercompany reconciliation and consolidation processes preferred

  • Microsoft Excel intermediate to advanced skills

  • Microsoft Word basic skills.

  • Has excellent critical thinking as well as analytical skills

  • Exhibits strong computer skills and knowledge of relevant technology

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge of financial software programs

  • Possesses exceptional organizational skills and is an effective time manager

  • Displays the ability to pay close attention to detail

  • Has strong knowledge of general accounting practices and financial accounting standards

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

  • Must be willing to work in the greater Miami, Florida area

  • Must be 18 years or older

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

  • Must be willing to work late evenings, and occasional holidays or weekends per business need

  • Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program

Desired Characteristics

  • Highly effective problem solving

  • SAP experience preferred

  • Experience with accounting in multiple currencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Highly detail-oriented and organized

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver while working under time pressure on multiple assignments

  • Ability to adapt and work well in a rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to work with other organizations and various levels of management

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Staff Accountant

NBC Universal