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Sr. Accountant, Controllership R2R WWTVD

Company: Warner Media, LLC.
Location: Burbank
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery--- the stuff dreams are made of.Who We Are--- When we say, "the stuff dreams are made of," we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next---From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.Your New Role...Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distributionis one of the world's largest distributors of feature films, television programs and animation to the domestic television marketplace (broadcast, pay cable, basic cable, satellite, pay-per-view, subscription video-on-demand, digital platforms, etc.). It licenses tens of thousands of programming hours (including more than 6,500 features and 3,000 television programs, comprised of tens of thousands of individual episodes).Studio Controllership Group is a Warner Bros. Discovery global shared services accounting team. The team serves to provide efficient and scalable global finance and accounting services to the Warner Bros. Discovery Group of Companies. The company seeks a detailed, proactive, team-oriented, able to critically think and work independently Senior Financial Analyst, for the Domestic Television Distribution Department. This position includes but is not limited to responsibilities of Monthly Closes, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Participations & Audit inquiries support.Your Role Accountabilities...

  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and yearly deliverables; by-title reporting, Balance Sheet, P&L, and Cash Flow variance explanations, footnotes, and disclosures
  • Work closely with Studio Controllership and SDC staff to ensure that all transactions pertaining to the period are being processed and any outstanding issues are being documented, followed up and resolved timely.
  • Becoming a "Go-To" person or the primary contact from Business Unit and Corporate departments (CFR, FCRA, or Tax) on inquiries and requests
  • Managing and reviewing Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) provider deliverables as needed
  • Taking ownership on Account Reconciliations and Standardization initiatives
  • Assisting with Participations, Sarbanes-Oxley, and financial audit requests (including statutory audits for international territories)
  • Facilitate meetings to Management to develop executive presence
  • Make recommendations on process improvements and standardization to gain greater efficiency and effectiveness within the finance organization.
  • Act as liaison for the Studio Controllership in connection with the Business Unit, FP&A, and Financial Operations organizations, retained Business Unit departments (sales, marketing, business affairs, etc.) and various WB Corporate departments (CFR, FPP, Tax, MIS, Treasury, Legal, Participations).
  • Other special projects as required.Qualifications & Experience...
    • 3+ years previous work experience in an accounting or finance field.
    • Highly motivated, analytical, proactive, and self-sufficient
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with people on all levels, in person, via email or other digital format and on the telephone.
    • Must have the ability to pay close attention to detail and understand written and oral instructions.
    • Must have the ability to organize and schedule work effectively.
    • Must have the ability to multi-task projects simultaneously and be able to prioritize.
    • Must be able to adapt in a changing environment and quickly learn new concepts, solve problems, and implement solutions.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office/Excel.
    • Must be able to work reasonable overtime, if necessary.
    • Previous "Big 4" accounting experience preferred.
    • Working in shared service and/or outsourcing environment is a plus.
    • Experience working with large amounts of data preferred.
    • Experience with SAP is a plus.
    • Project Management skills a plus
      • BA/BS degree in Finance or Accounting required.
      • CPA or MBA preferred.
        • Experience working with large amounts of data preferred.
        • Experience with SAP is a plus.
        • Working in shared service and/or outsourcing environment is a plus.How We Get Things Done---This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.The Legal Bits---In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. $66,364.00 - $123,248.00 salary per year. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

Keywords: Warner Media, LLC., Burbank , Sr. Accountant, Controllership R2R WWTVD, Accounting, Auditing , Burbank, California

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