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Finance Coordinator

Apply Now Apply Later Current TFCF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10012598 Location Washington, DC, United States Business National Geographic Date posted Sep. 03, 2021

Job Summary:

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Finance Coordinator will provide administrative support to National Geographic’s publishing divisions. Specifically, the Finance Coordinator will assist business operations teams in the facilitation of vendor onboarding, AP transactions, A/R customer set-ups, purchase order and requisition administration, cash application, and other financial tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with business operations to obtain vendor onboarding requirements and ensure accuracy and completion. Navigate the onboarding system for both customers and suppliers, setting up vendor profiles, securing additional validations and following through to completion. Research A/P queries and successfully maneuver SAP, gathering accounting information as requested.
  • Administer purchase orders and requisitions in SAP; ensure proper set-up and coding is applied. Track project costs and capital expenditures in accordance with company policy. Work with accounting teams on month-end when necessary.
  • Research and provide data for monthly queries, budget updates, and audit and advisory requests. Maintain effective and professional communication with independent contractors.
  • Work with Accounting to ensure revenue and expense are properly coded in the GL.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or 1+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Inventory experience is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in a second language a plus.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel); knowledge of SAP a plus; Experience with expense tracking programs such as Expensify, Concur, or Neat Receipts a plus. Experience with JIRA a plus.
  • Self-starter, detail-oriented; Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills; Ability to multi-task, work independently and meet deadlines.

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, which is part of a business segment we call National Geographic.

National Geographic 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.

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