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The Manager Accounting and Finance is responsible for managing the annual budgeting, quarterly forecast and close processes for several NFL Los Angeles business units including Programming, Entertainment Initiatives and Media Operations. The Manager will work in a collaborative fashion with members of NFL Media Production and Media Administration to ensure budgetary accuracy.

Responsibilities

  • Manage forecast submissions and consolidation of several production budgets into executive summary view
  • Provide high level analytics to include resource utilization, year-over-year trending, cross show comparisons, and other tactical planning activities to optimize operational business decisions
  • Oversee all aspects of close processes including reviewing journal entries, preparing balance sheet reconciliations, performing variance analysis, and submitting executive close slides
  • Work closely with production and operations teams to understand budget variances and identify risks & opportunities
  • Assist in developing ad hoc budgetary models to analysis and support greenlight efforts for new production ideas
  • Work closely with production teams to further optimize use of the production budget software across processes with financial impact
  • Develop and manage staff accountant

Required Qualifications

  • B.S. in Accounting, Finance, Business, or Economics
  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting
  • Ability to manage and analyze big data sets
  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or CPA a plus
  • Experience with sports media & entertainment industry
  • Experience with TV production budgeting applications

Other Key Attributes / Characteristics

  • Ability to multi-task meeting all deadlines and grasping new concepts quickly
  • Ability to collaborate with team members in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Travel

  • Less than 10%

Terms / Expected Hours of Work

  • NFL employees are required to work 40 hours per week.
  • The NFL maintains a Flexible Workplace Policy that provides members of our workforce with opportunities to periodically work from a location of their choice, while maintaining a priority on in-person work at an NFL office, which enables us to more effectively collaborate, connect and build a workplace culture that will drive our continued success.
  • We also continue to prioritize the health and safety of our NFL workforce. Consistent with that commitment, considering the substantial and growing body of evidence that vaccinations remain the most effective protection against the spread the COVID-19, we require that members of our NFL workforce be fully vaccinated. Exceptions are available only for those who need an accommodation for a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice.
  • The NFL is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment that reflects our incredibly diverse fan base. We provide an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all employees and applicants without regard to status as protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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