Universal City Job Description Sample
- Lead growth efforts through active involvement in the delivery of client service and the development of new clients
- Demonstrate knowledge of firm policies applicable to tax practice and professional standards
- Work with Partners and other lines of business in order to provide exceptional client service
- Have a solid understanding of the client’s industry, business, objectives and risk tolerance
- Perform detailed and technical tax review, approval and signing of all tax returns of any complexity
- Perform, delegate and manage tax projects
- Navigate the discussion of complex tax issues with ease to taxpayers and management
- Present tax returns to Board of Directors at the client site and/or via telephone
- Keep current with and implement new professional standards applicable to clients and industries
- Ensure timeliness of deliverables and accept final responsibility for decisions
- Act as a resource for tax staff on tax issues and/or questions
- Maintain and mentor staff on client service, business development, standards of practice, tax practice quality, and risk management
- Supervise staff and provide on-the-job training to minimize voluntary turnover
- Act as a technology champion
- 15+ years of experience in public accounting
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent required
- Strong communication, organizational, and technological skills
- Experience in managing staff members is preferred
- Knowledge of income tax returns in the areas of individuals, partnerships, S Corporations, C Corporations, nonprofits and foundations, complex real estate transactions, trust accounting, foreign tax matters and merger & acquisitions
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Licensing Auditor (Licensing & Royalties)
The auditor will examine and analyze accounting records and prepare financial reports for our Licensor clients in connection with licensing and royalty audits. The report we prepare details the specific procedures we performed in order to verify that the proper amount of royalties were reported to our clients for their license of intellectual property rights as well as any findings resulting from our procedures. Under the direction of industry experts the auditor will perform detail tests of a licensee’s books and records as deemed necessary and on a client by client basis.
Knowledge, Skills &
- Interest in working in a rapidly growing industry with room for advancement
- 1-3 years Audit, Accounting experience; Licensing and Royalties work experience preferred but not required
- BA/BS Degree required; Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business majors preferred
- 35% travel (drive to client sites in Greater Los Angeles area and some domestic and international out of state travel)
- Ability to work independently, and as part of a team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
- Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with people at all levels of an organization
- Strong technical and organizational skills
- Strong computer user, proficient in Excel/spreadsheet/database use to analyze and manage large data sets
- Strong professional service ethic
- Must possess strong analytical skills
Associate (Audit & Accounting)
- Perform audits
- Participate in the planning and coordination of audits
- Analyze accounting records to determine financial status of establishment and prepares financial reports concerning operating procedures
- Review data regarding material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income and expenditures.
- Inspect items in books of original entry to determine if accepted accounting procedure was followed in recording transactions.
- Inspect notes receivable and payable, negotiable securities, and cancelled checks.
- Verify journal and ledger entries of cash and check payments, purchases, expenses, trial balances by examining and authenticating inventory items.
- BA/BS Degree required; Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, or Business preferred.
- CPA exam eligible candidates preferred.
- Prior audit or accounting work experience preferred (Audit, Tax, and Bookkeeping).
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- A problem solver with strong analytical and organizational skills
- Computer proficiency in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Access).
- Strong professional service ethic, client focused, and results driven
- Manage multiple tasks, prioritize and meet deadlines
- Stay current on the latest GAAP practices and knowledge of GAAP matters
- Must be able to travel based on client and business need – may be required for up to 30% of your time
Manager, Marketing & Brand Strategy
Responsible for supporting the planning, development, execution and coordination of marketing campaigns and activities to build and sustain NBC Entertainment show brands throughout their multi-platform lifecycle.
Be an authority on assigned shows/brands and serve as a hub of information
Know storylines, casting, key production info, scheduling, etc. Monitor performance/health of the show, research, ratings, press, insights, social commentary, digital platform viewing and metrics.
Liaison with Programming, studios, publicity, production companies and other external entities that manage the show as directed by the lead Director on the show/brand.
Monitor viewership trends, the competitive landscape, marketing trends, social trends and consumer behaviors. Support the application of these insights to the development of cross-platform and digital marketing campaigns.
Collaborate with and manage agencies of record in the development of situation analyses, initial positioning and marketing strategies, launch briefs, audience targeting, promotions, programs and partnerships, etc.
Collaborate with the senior and cross-functional teams to further enhance and finalize cross-discipline strategic approach: including launch briefs and audience targeting
Track status and progress of plans and/or campaigns, including monitoring timelines and calendars and encouraging everyone towards the agreed upon goals.
Support and represent the lead brand contact as needed with other internal NBC Entertainment departments (e.g. Publicity, Sales/Creative Partnerships, Programming and Consumer Products) and external partners and help integrate and coordinate plans.
Participate in weekly/daily creative meetings to stay up to speed with planned and developing creative content (print, digital, video), ensuring it aligns with the relevant strategies and targets. Know all of the content being created in all departments and create and monitor the strategic roll out there-of.
Stay in sync with sister marketing departments including Media (Off-Air and On-Air), Video Creative, Social Media, Digital Creative, Promotions & Partnerships and Affiliate Marketing to understand and support their plans and leverage them across departments and platforms if applicable.
Support the Directors and VP of Marketing & Brand Strategy in special projects on an as-needed basis.
Minimum 3 years of marketing experience, preferably at an agency or television environment
Interested candidates must submit a resume for this job online to be considered
Must be willing to work in Universal City, CA
Must have work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Marketing experience in entertainment/media strongly preferred
Experience in online, digital or social media marketing preferred
Strategic and creative thinker who is a self-starter, flexible and can function in a fast-paced environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate with technical and creative development team members
Proactive planning and solid project planning and time management skills
Thorough understanding of current and emerging digital platforms
Strong attention to detail in an environment that requires extensive multi-tasking and multiple deadlines
Ability to forge cross-functional relationships and collaboration in a creative, team-oriented environment
High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Strategic and flexible with the ability to function in a fast-paced environment
Senior Financial Analyst, Film Production & Music
The Senior Financial Analyst is part of the Universal Production Finance team that supports the Production, Development, Music and Live Theatre businesses across multiple film labels. This role is responsible for providing FP&A support to all Production Finance teams, with a primary focus on managing key financial and reporting requirements for Production and Music.
This role interacts with Film Production Finance Execs, Film Music operations, HQ FP&A and Controllership teams, and must be able to work well with all levels in a corporate function. The qualified candidate must be detail-oriented and possess the ability to multi-task and balance priorities on competing initiatives
Support all Production Finance teams with FP&A planning and closing duties, including cash and P&L pacing, corporate consolidation, weekly forecast reporting, and variance analyses
Build and maintain forecasting models that track by-title production spend and receipts for Universal and Direct-to-Video films on a weekly/quarterly/annual basis
Prepare presentations for senior management highlighting current production cost performance against budget and in-year cash position
Manage core music finance responsibilities across the publishing, soundtracks and licensing functions
Perform cost modeling for music soundtrack and publishing deal scenarios
Identify key drivers impacting financial performance and analyze potential risks & opportunities
Assist with the preparation of annual budget deliverables, detailed historical data analysis, industry research, and support for strategic slate assumptions
Provide support for various executive presentations, including CFO Op Reviews and Production and Music quarterly recaps
Work on wide variety of special projects and ad hoc analyses that provide critical insights for senior management
Bachelor's Degree required
Minimum 2 years of relevant experience (including finance, accounting, etc.)
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
Must be covered by Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Program
Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint proficiency
Proficiency in Microsoft Access
Working knowledge of SAP
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail and high standards in quality and accurate reporting
Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience communicating with all levels of an organization
Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments in a constantly changing environment and work well under pressure
Must meet deadlines, and be willing to work overtime, as necessary
Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team
Senior Press Manager, Communications, E! Entertainment
Oversee and create innovative press campaigns and strategies for the network's key franchises including "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Botched" and other series.
Generate press materials including press releases, ratings releases, press strategies, bios, pitch letters, website content and media alerts.
Pitch stories to national and local media, including print, digital, and broadcast.
Create and supervise press activities for series including interviews, photo shoots, press tours, junkets and more.
Media train and prepare talent and executives for interviews, appearances, panels, press conferences and trade shows.
Cover talent talk show bookings, satellite media tours, press junkets, print interviews, on-set visits, photo shoots and broadcast and production-related activities for the network.
Proactively identify breakthrough trends in social media to maximize series coverage while working closely with the digital and social team to create and drive cross-platform opportunities.
Service daily media requests and act as network source of information on programs.
Work closely with internal departments to create and execute strategies, network goals, announcements and presentations.
Cultivate relationships with talent, producers personal representatives, agents, managers, production companies, media and programming executives in order to ensure maximum coverage.
Coordinate press efforts with outside PR agency to successfully execute show campaign strategies when needed.
Assist department on special events including premiere parties, press junkets, red carpets, Upfront events and Television Critics Association.
Monitor competitive environment via daily review of competitive/industry news.
Additional duties assigned as needed.
Minimum 4 years of experience in PR/Communications
Previous experience in the television / media industry
Publicity experience with news and unscripted series at a cable network or related entertainment company is preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Creative and strategic thinker with the ability to identify coverage opportunities beyond the television pages and utilize emerging social media trends when promoting series.
Extensive relationships with a broad range of national and local press outlets, reporters, bloggers, bookers and producers.
Experience interfacing with high-profile talent, top industry executives and media.
Ability to prioritize and juggle numerous projects and deadlines within an extremely fast paced and high volume environment.
Exhibit strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work both independently and with a team.
Sr. Director, Engagement & Retention Analytics
NBCUniversal, the global media company that brought you some of the world's most iconic television and film franchises, including: The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, Keeping Up With The Kardashians, The Real Housewives, Mr. Robot, The Voice, This Is Us, The Fast & The Furious, Jurassic Park, Minions, and more - is launching an all-new direct-to-consumer streaming service. It will seamlessly bring together the breadth and depth of NBCU's broadcast and cable television series, movie titles, premier sporting events, and renowned news reporting... all in one destination… all in one app.
We are building a world-class team of smart, hungry and fearless professionals who are energized by the possibility of working at the epicenter of content, technology and culture. Join us if you would like to be a part of this exciting initiative.
This role will define, implement and execute a best-in-class customer engagement and retention analytics strategy for the streaming service. The role will collaborate closely with Marketing leadership to identify business problems and provide data-driven solutions to maximize the efficient growth of an engaged customer base. The role will build and lead a team of analytics professionals to accomplish this mission. The overarching objective is to champion the intelligent use of data and power the growth of a high value user base for the streaming platform.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Define the analytics strategy to support the customer engagement and retention strategy for the direct-to-consumer streaming service
Develop frameworks to understand relationships between diverse forms of data from both internal sources (viewing behavior, purchases) and external sources (paid media campaigns, social listening) and the key customer engagement and retention KPIs
Analytics and Storytelling
Analyze complex data sets to develop actionable insights that can drive differentiated marketing approaches at the customer level
Develop analyses and surface insights to drive customer engagement and retention, including KPI deep dives, predictive churn modeling, marketing efficiency analytics, behavioral clustering, content affinity analysis, customer value, customer journey analysis and churn analytics
Curate audiences to enable differentiated, relevant marketing touches across CRM channels (email, in app, push)
Synthesize analytics and statistical approaches into easy-to-consume storylines and indicated actions for executive audiences.
Facilitate data democratization through design and delivery of data visualization solutions
Lead the effort to complete the analytics feedback loop and integrate insights (and associated data flows) into CRM systems to optimize marketing activities
Serve as Decision Sciences point person for Customer Retention & Engagement Marketing leadership on data and analytics initiatives
Develop and maintain partnerships w/ Marketing, Strategy, IT and Decision Science teams to develop and implement scalable solutions resulting from insights
Design and implement testing frameworks to gauge efficacy of strategic intitiatives
Mentorship and Leadership
Recruit, develop, mentor and retain a best-in-class marketing analytics team
Develop individuals who combine technical skills with strong communication and business acumen
Establish and cultivate strong cross-functional working relationship
BA/BS in marketing, statistics, mathematics, economics or other quantitative discipline
8+ years of experience with large data sets and analytical tools
Knowledge of programming languages (e.g. SQL, Python)
Strong leadership skills
Expertise with CRM analytics
Experience analyzing data in digital analytics platforms (e.g. Adobe Analytics) and audience targeting platforms (e.g. DMP's)
Experience with predictive modeling and data science techniques
Experience with A/B and multivariate testing
Knowledge of cross-channel digital marketing campaigns
Experience w/ Big Query / Google technology stack a plus
Cross-platform mentality and approach
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, collaborate and influence
Flexible and adaptable
Ability to deliver on multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
Ability to be persuasive, influence, and execute innovative methods and processes
Self-driven, confident, resourceful, and resilient
Ability to collaborate and work in partnership with different parts of the organization
Accounts Receivable Coordinator
Universal Pictures is hiring a Collection Coordinator to work in the National Accounts Receivables Department. Supporting the Theatrical Distribution Department, the Collection Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the timely collections and processing of monies from all assigned Theater Circuits.
Responsible for assigned customer account base and maintains primary relationship with Account Payables Department for each customer
Responsible for ensuring accurate posting of cash, deductions and credits in accordance with the customer's remittance information,
Perform follow-up work on past due items and provide customers with accurate statements required to ensure timely payment
Provide Sales Teams and Management accurate and timely status updates on each of their respective customer accounts. This includes setting goals and deadlines, providing timely feedback and follow through to completion.
Interface with the Sales department to ensure problem accounts are addressed in an efficient manner.
Reconcile and Review credits and balances on the trial balance, validate that all billings and cash applications are correct.
Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience with Collection or A/R
Proven strong analytical and research skills
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Must be able to cultivate strong internal and external relationships
Must be willing to work at the Universal City or Dreamworks Campus location.
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 willing to be covered under Solutions, NBCU's Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedure.
VP, Business Affairs
The Vice President, Business Affairs will be primarily responsible for negotiating development and production deals on behalf of Universal Content Productions in connection with scripted programming NBCUniversal cable networks and other programming services. Negotiations will include, but not limited to, the following: writers, producers, directors, actors, underlying rights, license agreements, co-productions, digital media, etc. This individual will report to the SVP, Business Affairs.
Negotiate for Universal Content Productions all aspects of development, licensing, and production deals for scripted programming with talent agents and attorneys (including profit participation).
Handle day-to-day business affairs issues for current programming.
Review budgets and other financial data associated with the development and production of such programming.
Draft short-form deal memos and test option agreements, as well as review long-form agreements for accuracy of terms negotiated and coordination of payment authorizations.
Interface and coordinate with the following departments: creative, production, labor, casting, legal, promotions, publicity, finance, music, distribution, marketing, business development, and digital media.
Minimum 5 years of professional experience at a major law firm or media company.
Juris Doctorate (JD)
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience negotiating television development/production deals in a business affairs department at a media company and/or entertainment legal practice strongly preferred.
Prior experience negotiating between studio and network/SVOD platforms strongly preferred.
Working knowledge of WGA, SAG, AFTRA and DGA rules strongly preferred.
Strong professional relationships with talent representatives and business/legal affairs executives.
Strong and effective negotiating skills.
Good business judgment and confidence.
Excellent drafting and analytical skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline intensive in-house environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with a range of personalities and styles and establish productive relationships at all levels of the organization.
Maintenance Team Member (Part Time 20) _ Burbank
Works together with other Team Members to assure that all objectives and goals of the department and store, as communicated by the Coordinator and Store Leadership, are met or exceeded. Abides by the strictest standards of physical safety and sanitation.
Shifts are Friday, Saturday and Sunday 2-10:30pm
Give every Team Member immediate and undivided attention.
Follow through on all Team Member questions and requests.
Keep department supplies filled and maintained.
Keep all supply shelves clean and stocked.
Practice safe use of all tools and equipment required by the position.
Practice proper care and maintenance of all equipment.
Know and practice proper lifting techniques.
Report safety violations and hazards immediately.
Effectively communicate with all Team Members regarding proper department operations.
Adhere to cleaning and maintenance schedules.
Attend all department, store and training meetings when scheduled.
Accept and process product from Receiver.
Answer telephones with proper etiquette when time permits.
Assist other departments when necessary to facilitate customer service.
Follow established hazardous material safety procedures.
Keep floors clear of any dry or liquid debris.
Clean all surfaces of the store, including the parking lot and sidewalks.
Detail bathrooms hourly and stock with supplies.
Empty trash containers and replace liners.
Keep accurate sweep logs.
Use appropriate protective equipment.
Maintain backstock areas and coolers.
Dust fixtures, shelves and product.
Clean windows and mirrored surfaces.
Regular attendance is essential.
Perform other duties as assigned by Team Leader/Store Leadership
Must be able to meet physical job requirements.
Able to communicate effectively with others and convey enthusiasm.
Must be self - motivated an solution orientated.
Is able for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the department.
Able to lift up to 40 lbs unassisted.
Must have Store Team Leader approval.
Team Members with written active Corrective Counseling's must disclose this information to the hiring
leader when they are applying for a transfer or promotion.
- Team Members on active Final Warning are ineligible to apply or be considered for transfers or promotions.
At Whole Foods Market, we provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all Team Members and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.
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