Assistant Manager, Revenue Accounting

4 days left

Employer
Warner Bros. Discovery
Location
Hyderabad
Posted
Mar 07, 2024
Closes
Apr 25, 2024
Ref
4592907030
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
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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.
Job Description
The Objective:
We are providing world-wide media and entertainment services and we are looking for someone who would like to be part of it, and also part of digital world in Warner Bros. Discovery! Someone who will ensure together with the colleagues from Revenue Accounting Team that revenue figures give true and fair view of WBD Group financial position in the world!
Position Summary:
This individual will be primarily responsible for:
- Leading the India Revenue month-end close and related reporting and analysis.
- Review and post monthly journal entries related to digital business.
- Ensuring all accounting activity is properly documented and in accordance with SOX controls and internal policy,
- Performing technical accounting research on ad hoc issues,
- Documenting and continuously improving sub-processes.
- Ad hoc travel between India offices or abroad may be required.
Key Responsibilities:
- Prepare, review, analyze, and/or record Revenue Accounting entries to the general ledger (G/L) for month-end closing. This will include recording of revenue, deferred revenue, CECL (Bad Debts) and complex billing, accounting, and reporting issues.
- Prepare and ensure all documentation for G/L entries meets company policy and SOX compliance and is properly maintained.
- Perform digital revenue related balance sheet account reviews and reconciliations.
- Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure G/L information is accurate, consistent, traceable, and auditable. Ensure all relevant account reconciliations are prepared and reviewed monthly.
- Assist with internal and external audit work, including coordinating the Revenue Accounting request list and SOX testing with the auditors.
- Perform accounting research and write accounting memos to document unusual and/or significant accounting transactions and company positions.
- Participate in national and international projects on DTC.
- Prepare, edit and update documentation for the India Revenue accounting and compliance process manual.
- Learn the functionality of the Revenue billing systems, SAP etc and the revenue process.
- Apply knowledge of the fundamental tasks in order to continuously recommend and implement process improvements.
- Supporting EMEA and US work, in case and as necessary.
- Lead cross department meetings, prepare agendas, schedule meetings, document and track action items. Escalate issues as appropriate. Own issues and drive issue resolution.
- Perform special or routine projects or duties as assigned.
- Effectively and independently manage deadlines and multiple and conflicting priorities.
- Prepare info for quarterly SEC reporting templates. Demonstrate full ownership and completion of tasks.
- Work closely and collaboratively with manager and other teams.
- Work effectively with the AR team. Help create a culture of open communication and information transparency.
Requirements:
- Qualified Chartered Accountant with 3+ Experience or Master's degree with 5-7 years of accounting and reporting experience.
- Preferred understanding of US GAAP for revenue recognition.
- Experience with enterprise information systems, SAP a strong plus and preferred.
- Digital experience a plus.
- Knowledge of media / entertainment industry preferred.
- Superior ability to organize, analyze and concisely present oral and written communication.
- Experience with international accounting and foreign currency transactions a strong plus.
- Proficient in MS Office applications, Excel in particular.
- Proficiency in MS Excel (revenue) data modelling.
- Experience with SAP (S4 Hanna /RAR will be an advantage).
- High integrity individual. Critical thinker and extremely detail-oriented.
- Motivated by challenging, high-energy, flexible environment.
- Demonstrates a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks.
- Team player with strong interpersonal skills, able to work well with others.
- Legal right to work in India with English language fluency.
How We Get Things Done...
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The Legal Bits...
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, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.
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