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Director, Transformation & Special Projects (FCRA)

Company: Warner Media, LLC.
Location: Burbank
Posted on: March 8, 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 RoleThe primary responsibility of the Director position is to support the analysis and transformation of existing business processes and systems being consolidated within FCRA Participations & Residuals from across multiple Legacy teams. This position will also support ongoing enterprise-wide special projects on behalf of FCRA.This role will work directly with executive management from across Participations and Residuals to provide project support and leadership. This will require a broad level of expertise in systems integration, process design, and project management to plan and drive these efforts to successful completion. Participations and Residuals leadership will provide subject matter expertise though familiarity with studio finance and related systems will be required to be successful.Candidate must be a self-starter and able to manage workstreams spanning multiple departments and business units.This position is based in Burbank, CA and requires a hybrid work schedule (in the office 3 days a week)Your Role AccountabilitiesParticipations & Residuals Systems Integration

  • Perform current state analysis of system landscapes and integrations
  • Coordinate design of future state system solution
  • Lead requirements gathering and develop functional designs and test plans
  • Complete fit/gap analysis and scope required enhancements
  • Establish conversion strategy and mechanisms
  • Work with IT stakeholders to create technology estimates, support funding requests
  • Create workplans and deliver project management across multiple workstreams, including resource balancing, tracking of milestones and ongoing status reporting
  • Develop a strategic change management and communication planParticipations & Residuals Business Process Transformation
    • Document and assess current business processes
    • Work with key stakeholders across teams to define, standardize and document future state business processes
    • Identify business processes and activities that can be performed in remote work locations. Develop future state operating model with remote work location. Develop transition plans and manage transition activities.
    • Outline roles and responsibilities within the current and future state business processes
    • Plan and execute change management activities related to new business processes and systems changes
    • Develops executive communication plansFCRA & Enterprise-Wide Special Projects
      • Similar to the responsibilities documented above, though in support of enterprise-wide transformational activities (e.g. Project Compass/SAP S4), as well as one-off FCRA specific projects. Sample responsibilities would include:
        • Documenting system requirements, driving functional design, establishing cost estimates, supporting funding requests and overseeing implementation.
        • Creating workplans and delivering project management, including ongoing tracking of milestones and status reporting.
        • Documenting future state processes and leading change management activities
        • Needs to coordinate testing and trainingQualifications & Experience
          • Strong Project and Program Management Skills (10+ years)
          • Systems integration experience including data conversion and interface design and development (10+ years)
          • Business process analysis, design and change management (10+ years)
          • Direct experience with entertainment industry financial systems (3+ years)
          • Participations and/or Residuals experience Preferred
          • Experience with ERP systems (e.g. Oracle, SAP) experience Preferred
          • BA/BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Technology field / Extensive and applicable work experience may be considered in lieu of BA/BS requirementHow 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. $126,350.00 - $234,650.00 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.

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