Finance Manager

Recruiter
The Walt Disney Company
Location
Washington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Sep 2020
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Job Summary:OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY National GeographicNational Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic's media and consumer–oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children's media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e–commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers ... and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.JOB DESCRIPTIONResponsibilities: * Manage all aspects of the editorial accounting process through Excel, SAP, and Filemaker. Manage the budget approval process for stories and communicate budget status and concerns to the story teams and to the Managing Editor and Executive Team. Work closely with content–creative division members to update and revise story financial records from budget approval to publication. Work closely with the Finance Director to produce spending projections.* Supervise the processing of invoices and expense by the NG Media Finance team. Manage the resolution of delinquent accounts and payment difficulties. Work closely with Disney's Accounts Payable division to ensure accurate accounting and maintenance of best practices.* Manage financial and travel databases. This includes completing a monthly review and reconciliation of accounting records, creating reports as requested by senior management, and providing any necessary support to NG Media users. Work with IT to keep the Filemaker databases technically sound and user friendly, and ensure detailed financial information is readily available. Oversee Project (WBS Element) creation and management in SAP.* Supervise procurement activities, including the management of Purchasing Cards, Corporate Cards, travel accounts through Concur, and special purchases for technical equipment. Maintain capital expense records for all acquisitions exceeding the CapEx threshold and work closely with the Finance Director to budget and project for the depreciation of those assets.* Contribute to budget and accounting projects as needed. Generate ad hoc financial reports on request.Requirements: * Bachelor's degree in finance, Administration, or related field; 5–10 years of experience managing budgets and financial transactions * Impeccable professional communication skills; foreign language a plus * Strong mathematical/reasoning skills* Microsoft Office; strong Excel Skills, experience with Workday, SAP, Filemaker, and T platforms like Concur and Expensify a plus We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law. About National Geographic:National Geographic Partners LLC (NGP), a joint venture between Disney and the National Geographic Society, is committed to bringing the world premium science, adventure and exploration content across an unrivaled portfolio of media assets. NGP combines the global National Geographic television channels (National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Nat Geo MUNDO, Nat Geo PEOPLE) with National Geographic's media and consumer–oriented assets, including National Geographic magazines; National Geographic studios; related digital and social media platforms; books; maps; children's media; and ancillary activities that include travel, global experiences and events, archival sales, licensing and e–commerce businesses. Furthering knowledge and understanding of our world has been the core purpose of National Geographic for 131 years, and now we are committed to going deeper, pushing boundaries, going further for our consumers ... and reaching millions of people around the world in 172 countries and 43 languages every month as we do it. NGP returns 27 percent of our proceeds to the nonprofit National Geographic Society to fund work in the areas of science, exploration, conservation and education.About The Walt Disney Company:The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world–class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished. This position is with National Geographic Partners, LLC , which is part of a business segment we call National Geographic . National Geographic Partners, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world. Apply Now Apply Later THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY PRIVACY NOTICE FOR VENDORS, CONTRACTORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS AND OTHER EXTERNAL RESOURCESLast Updated: June 4, 2020 The Walt Disney Family of Companies ("we" or "us") values your trust and is committed to the responsible management, use and protection of Personal Information. Personal Information is any information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) a particular individual (defined more fully below). This privacy notice describes our treatment of information related to the collection, use and storage of information of Vendors, Employment and Onboarding, Contractors (External), Training or Other outside Resources ("VECTOR Privacy Notice") via publicly available websites and applications (including those with registration). Please read this VECTOR Privacy Notice carefully prior to submitting any Personal Information. This VECTOR Privacy Notice applies wherever it is posted. This VECTOR Privacy Notice does not apply to our processing of consumer or guest information provided or collected on sites where our Global Privacy Policy is posted. This VECTOR Privacy Notice also does not apply to employee data processed in accordance with an applicable employee privacy notice. Table of Contents: Who we are Information We Collect Use of Information Disclosure of Personal In

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