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Manager, Strategy, Business and Financial Planning

Company: Warner Media, LLC.
Location: Burbank
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewEvery great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.The JobThis role will support Warner Bros. Discovery North America and Latin America Consumer Products with business planning & insights, deal analysis, financial modeling, revenue and expense forecasting, and preparation of executive presentations.The Daily

  • Provides support in analyzing and evaluating new business opportunities and contract renewals, including financial modeling, deal analysis, and preparation of materials for review with senior leadership
  • Work with commercial teams to develop financial estimates in support of forecasts, budgets, and long-range plans
  • Management of the quarterly business assessment addressing retail and market trends, financial performance, emerging risks & opportunities, and other business insights necessary to drive effective management of the P&L.
  • Provides business leaders with financial data and insights to drive decision-making and enhanced understanding of the drivers of profitability and revenue growth
  • Works closely with other functional areas to (e.g. Global Operations COE, Global Business Services, Legal) to streamline processes and troubleshoot issues impacting financial reporting and planning.
  • Participates in divisional and company-wide professional development efforts and supports development of more junior staff across the WBD organization.The Essentials
    • 5-10 years in FP&A, corporate development, strategic planning, or management consulting
    • Previous experience with media, entertainment, retail, or consumer products industries preferred
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or similar field required
    • MBA/CPA preferred
    • Advanced Excel, Tableau, PowerPoint required
    • Superior communication and presentation skills; must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons at all levels
    • Understanding of GAAP and familiarity with ASC 606
    • High level of intellectual curiosity that sparks communication, collaboration, and innovation; must have a willingness to look beyond surface requirements.
    • Ability to adapt and be agile amongst a changing environment and to translate complex problems into solutions
    • Willingness to collaborate with management and peers to advance team and company goals
    • High degree of emotional intelligence and ability to flourish under pressure
    • Detail-oriented, but also able to summarize complex ideas succinctly and develop compelling narratives
    • Able to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Willing to expand knowledge relating to industry drivers and trendsCurrentWBD employees will be given preferential consideration for this opportunity.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.

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