NBC Universal Lead Production Accountant, Harry in New York, New York

Job Number 30237BR

Job Title Lead Production Accountant, Harry

Business Segment Broadcast Operations

Sub-Business Productions

Posting Category TV Content & Production

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. 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.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York


Role Summary:

The Lead Production Accountant for “Harry” is responsible for the overseeing every facet of accounting on this show. This is a Run of Show position.


•Oversee and manage accounting staff; delegate tasks, balance workloads, maintain good morale and foster sense of teamwork

•Interface with studio closing schedule, adhere to those reporting deadlines

•Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly closes and cash flows, closing out each season

•Oversee payroll, accounts payable, petty cash, and purchase cards, interpretation of contracts

•Enforce accounting policies listed in accounting manual

•Budgeting and estimating

•Liaison between accounting and producers and other departments

•Meet with team and assign tasks on a daily/weekly basis

•Keep controller/corporate informed of day-to-day operations on show


Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting.

•Minimum five (5) years’ experience as Key Accountant on a production

•Three (3) years’ experience in a variety entertainment show

•Three (3) years Vista accounting system

•At least one (1) year experience working with Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

Eligibility Requirements:

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

•Must be willing to work in New York, NY.

•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.

Desired Characteristics

•Must have knowledge of NABET, IATSE, and AFTRA contracts

•Familiarity with payroll systems, including E.P. and Timekeeper a plus

•Proficient in Movie Magic Budgeting

•Strong time management skills and the ability to adhere to all reporting deadlines

•Excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with various internal and external personnel at show

•Strong communications skills to maintain working relationships with all departments on show

•Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects at once

•Strong conflict resolution skills