Assistant Manager - Revenue Accounting

Employer
Warner Bros. Discovery
Location
Hyderabad
Posted
May 24, 2024
Closes
Jun 01, 2024
Ref
4705529363
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
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
Position Summary:
This individual will be primarily responsible for,
- Leading the Revenue month-end close and related reporting and analysis,
- 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 processes.
- Ad hoc travel between DNAP offices 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, contra revenue, deferred revenue, 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.
- 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.
- Prepare, edit and update documentation for the DNAP Revenue accounting and compliance process manual.
- Learn the functionality of the Revenue billing systems, SAP and the affiliate/ad sales revenue process.
- Apply knowledge of the fundamental tasks in order to continuously recommend and implement process improvements.
- 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 DNI quarterly SEC reporting templates.
- Demonstrate full ownership and completion of tasks.
- Work closely and collaboratively with revenue team and other teams.
- Work effectively with the DNAP AR team. Help create a culture of open communication and information transparency.
Requirements:
- Bachelor's or CA Inter or master's degree in accounting.
- More than 2 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.
- 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.
- 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...
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 www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ 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.
Championing Inclusion at WBD
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.
If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

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