Warner Bros. Discovery
Every great story has a new beginning.
Atlanta, GA

Manager, Consolidated Financial Reporting (Atlanta, GA)

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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
Manager focusing on the reporting and analysis of legacy WarnerMedia (primarily Consolidated results, legacy Turner and legacy Warner Bros.). Consolidated Financial Reporting is responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial statements and related footnote disclosures for inclusion in the Warner Bros. Discovery quarterly and annual SEC filings ensuring results are in compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations. Works with the Controllership groups to ensure adequate explanation of submitted results, variance resolution and collaborate on process efficiencies.
Your Role Accountabilities
Reporting and Analysis
  • Review of monthly Consolidated and legacy Turner P&Ls, question unusual activity, investigate large variances and resolution follow-up on previously identified issues
  • Work in multiple GL/Consolidation systems to report results, including researching and reconciliation of data in legacy GL and WarnerMedia financial consolidation tool
  • Manages the monthly balance sheet reporting process for legacy Warner Bros., including report creation and maintenance (requires through understanding of hierarchy structures), overseeing accuracy of financial reports generated by SAP / BW and assisting with balance sheet data issues that affect the transmission of financial statements to Consolidated WBD
  • Responsible for oversight and review of the preparation/presentation and distribution of the monthly balance sheet package and related reports; prepare schedules for analysis and manage quarterly balance sheet binder used by executive management to review results
  • Address management inquiries/requests for data and analysis spanning multiple finance / accounting areas
  • Preparation or review of selected footnote disclosures prior to submission to WBD external reporting

Process Management
  • Prepares multiple calendars, ranging from high level executive to detailed task
  • Manages master data process primarily for chart of accounts across Warner Bros. Discovery, working closely with business units, technology and other key stakeholders to ensure that requirements align with current management and external reporting financial data structure and overall governance
  • Participate in or lead other key projects and initiatives impacting reporting; collaborate with internal/external customers, business partners and peers to drive efficiencies in processes and effectively meet deliverables

Special Projects/Other
  • Participate in other key projects and initiatives, including ad hoc reporting/analysis and working on cross-divisional initiatives, as required
  • Provide assistance/support to other areas within Consolidated Financial Reporting as needed

Qualifications & Experience
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting and/or finance
  • Experience with SAP/BW, PeopleSoft or other large ERP system
  • Extensive experience with Excel, including complex formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, macros
  • Variance analysis and reporting experience is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • CPA required
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented self-starter with the ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet routine and non-routine deadlines
  • High degree of motivation to deliver a quality product
  • Initiative and willingness to take on additional responsibilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Competent in preparing presentation quality documents and executive level summaries
  • High emphasis on teamwork, collaboration, data analysis, and process innovation
  • Team player who embraces change

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...
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 Benefits
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 Benefits
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Fertility benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
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 Benefits
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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