Comcast Ventures is the venture fund affiliated with Comcast NBCUniversal. Comcast Ventures is focused on generating superior financial returns from early to growth stage investments in the technology driven advertising, consumer internet, enterprise and infrastructure companies. CV works to foster the success of its portfolio companies by leveraging the unique resources and insights of both CV and the Comcast/NBCUniversal family of companies. Today, CV has offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, and Philadelphia. For more information, see www.comcastventures.com.
Comcast Ventures is looking for a new member of the team to join as a Staff Accountant focused on operations, accounting, finance and reporting for our portfolio of investments; working alongside the Comcast/NBCUniversal operational finance teams in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. We want to work with people who possess a high attention to detail and can think analytically.
-Support the daily accounting functions of the team including: invoice processing, purchasing, quarterly accruals, T&E tracking and board reimbursement billing.
-Support the daily financing functions of the team including: execution of disbursements and proceeds and assisting with capital management.
-Responsible for maintaining the Comcast Ventures financial database systems.
-Assist in the preparation of GAAP & operational financial reports.
-Assist in the completion of the quarterly financial close process.
-Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts for both capital and operations.
-Work with portfolio companies to capture performance, company records, and relevant documentation.
-Work closely with Comcast and NBCU Accounting/Finance teams to facilitate transactions, reporting and planning.
-Interprets accounting data, analyzes reports and recommends action to be taken.
-Prepares fluctuation analysis of quarterly operating results.
-Reviews financial statements for operating trends and results.
-Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
-Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.
-Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
-Prepares difficult journal entries, maintains complex ledgers, reconciles and analyzes specific cost account ledgers. Assists in the development and installation of accounting systems, cost accounting methods, procedures and controls.
-Establishes and maintains property accounting records. Reviews the preparation of various financial statements, records and reports compiled by lower level accounting support personnel.
-Prepares financial reports analyzing data for management review.
-Calculates payments to regulatory authorities based on a review of contracts and regulations.
-Ensures the balance sheet accounts are accurately stated based on compiled reconciliation procedures and agreement with source documents.
-Enters monthly journal entries to properly record accounting transactions, ensuring that journal entries have proper back up to substantiate the entry.
-Develops automated Oracle routines such as mass allocations and re-occurring journal entries.
EDUCATION: Bachelors degree or equivalent
FIELD OF STUDY: Accounting, Finance
-Generally requires 2-5 years related experience.
-Minimum of 1-2 years accounting or finance experience is highly preferred.
-Proficient in all Microsoft Office products; exceptional skills in Excel.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Experience with financial & enterprise systems such as Oracle/Essbase, Ipreo/iLevel, a plus.
-Comfort working in a loosely structured environment using agile project management techniques.
-Self-starter with the ability to work independently.
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills and a high attention to detail.
-Passion for technology, startups, and the venture capital ecosystem.
If interested, please apply here.