Warner Bros. Discovery

Director, US Networks Content FP&A

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Employer Provided Salary: 126,350-234,650 Annually
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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
The Director, US Networks Content FP&A will be a central role within the Global Content Finance team. The role will support the US Networks Content Finance Leader and will be responsible for all aspects of core FP&A, as well as working to define a single language for content finance at WBD and unlock synergies in process efficiency. The Director will work closely with the broader Content Finance and Analytics team, and will require significant amounts of interaction with US Nets FP&A, the Content COE team, and central finance and accounting functions.
Your Role Accountabilities
Design, develop and manage combined WBD reporting and insights, leading a core element of content finance integration:

  • Identify, define and build aligned KPIs across WBD US Networks, working closely with Content Strategy FP&A
  • Design and build new combined process and reporting with WBD colleagues. Lead identification of new data standards and reporting flows
  • Ensure consistency in analysis, through alignment of definitions and reporting standards
  • Understand WBD content systems landscape challenges and opportunities to evolve and simplify
  • Manage intersegment reporting and requests as business adjusts
  • Design detailed cash reporting and forecasting process across legacy Discovery business
  • Maintain active participation and contribution to S4 & SAC projects
  • Be point person for Head of US Networks Content Strategy, manage day to day content finance narrative, respond to ad hoc requests

Lead core monthly and annual processes across combined company:

  • Oversee core FP&A process for US Networks Content
  • Lead month and quarter end processes for content, prepare and consolidate the forecast, identify insights
  • Communicate budget and forecast updates and variance analysis (vs prior forecast, plan, and prior year) to Sr Finance Management
  • Run budget and LRP process for US Networks content
  • Feed into global consolidated view of forecast, budget, and LRP
  • Represent Content Finance team on core calls and business updates

Support strategic project areas

  • Support capital allocation and other strategic questions
  • Work with team to provide accurate data, insights, and analytics in response to specific questions
  • Propose new reporting/ analytics/ ways of working that could unlock additional insights
  • Prepare presentations of financial results for senior leadership

Management of Content CoE relationships including training and development of CoE Analysts -

  • Manage Content COE relationships, building consistency across approaches and supporting further automation of process/systems
  • Head up training and development of COE analysts supporting Global Content and US Content Strategy

Other Collaboration, Review, and ad hoc projects

  • Collaborate closely with colleagues in Streaming and Studios to build full content picture, share and align around best practice
  • Continuous review and improvement of management information
  • Assist in ad hoc projects as necessary to support the business

Qualifications & Experience

  • 7+ years of finance or accounting experience or relevant experience
  • Bachelors degree in accounting, business, or relevant field
  • Strong analytic, financial modeling and critical thinking skills
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong work ethic and follow-through
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexible and able to take on new challenges as they arise
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - Ability to work well and communicate effectively in a cross functional, matrix environment
  • EPM and SAP skills 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 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.
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 [email protected].

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What are Warner Bros. Discovery Perks + Benefits

Warner Bros. Discovery Benefits Overview

Warner Bros Discovery offers a comprehensive set of benefits and perks to support employees in their personal and professional lives. Some program highlights include:

• Local medical, dental, and vision programs in many countries around the world.
• On-site wellness and fitness centers across several of our office locations.
• Family support programs. In the U.S., additional services include on-site childcare in certain offices, backup childcare services, family caregiver leave, adoption, surrogacy, and cryopreservation assistance, and more.
• Tools and resources to support the mental wellbeing of our employees and their dependents, including mental health counselors and 24/7 access to free, confidential support through our Employee Assistance Program administrators.
• Products and services to support financial wellbeing including financial planning tools, and a 401(k) savings plan in the U.S.
• Flexible work arrangements around the globe, allowing employees to better balance work and personal commitments.
• Global learning, leadership & organization programs to inspire, equip, and empower our people to thrive. These programs and resources are accessible to everyone at whatever stage they are in their career.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
Summer hours
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
Transgender health care benefits
Wellness days
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Bereavement leave benefits
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Meditation space
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training
Virtual coaching services

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