Director, Accounting Research & Policy

August 29, 2018


NBCUniversal LLC.


Entertainment and Media




New York


The Director, Accounting Research & Policy, will serve as a technical accounting subject matter expert with respect to the company’s generally accepted accounting policies. This position will have responsibility to manage the processes and internal controls associated with the identification, documentation, communication and implementation of proposed and new accounting standards, and the accounting for complex financing, mergers and acquisitions and other new and unusual transactions. The position reports to the SVP & Assistant Controller.


  • Develop and maintain company’s accounting policies to ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards
  • Research and evaluate the accounting for new and/or proposed transactions
  • Review documents and identify the accounting issues and propose solutions or alternatives
  • Consult with Comcast, business units and external auditors on technical accounting matters and the application and development of accounting policies
  • Document and communicate the accounting for the transactions (both technical and operational accounting considerations)
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reporting disclosures (MD&A and Footnotes) for completed transactions
  • Prepare and present monthly transaction summary
  • Liaise with outside auditors on accounting topics New accounting standards
  • Proactively monitor, review, research and interpret GAAP and analyze emerging accounting pronouncements for policy/financial statement implications
  • Develop interpretations and communications related to new accounting standards and guidance
  • Lead or partner with corporate groups or business units in the implementation of new standards
  • Liaise with outside auditors on new standards
  • Present and train our management and staff on new standards
  • Develop responses to standard setters’ exposure drafts and other proposals
  • Assist in the preparation of financial reporting disclosures (MD&A and Footnotes) for new accounting standards


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance CPA required
  • Minimum of 10+ years of work experience in a big four accounting firm or significant accounting policy setting organization or corporate accounting experience

Fortune 1000 Company?


Job Type

Full Time

Career Level

SVP, EVP, VP, Tax Director, Internal Audit Director, Control

Travel Requirements


Contact Name

Joshua Masten

Contact Phone