Warner Bros. Discovery
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Atlanta, GA

Manager, Corporate Accounting, Intercompany at Warner Bros. Discovery (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
Key WDB Corporate Accounting leadership position focusing on Intercompany and other Corporate functions. The position requires strong technical accounting skills and making critical decisions on accounting treatment and processes to comply with WBD accounting standards and ensuring that the books and records of the company are maintained in compliance with US GAAP. This position works closely with the PWC auditors, senior executives, and the accounting policy team to resolve complex accounting issues. Scope of responsibilities impact all Reporting Segments of WBD including Studios, DTC, Networks and Corporate. The position has frequent interaction with senior leaders in Accounting, Finance, Tax, Treasury and Operations.
Your Role Accountabilities
  • Lead monthly close process and oversee and review complex entries and adjustments for the corporate accounting function. Areas of focus include but not limited to the intercompany and requires constant communications with Accounting, Finance, Tax, Treasury and Operations with results that impact all segments of WBD.
  • Ability to develop governance and best practices over the global intercompany function. Also able to effectively troubleshoot intercompany matters, including intercompany out of balances, that often have multi-dimensional functional impacts.
  • Ensure financial controls are operating effectively including ownership of SOX controls relating Intercompany. Mange multiple close deadlines across 4 ERP systems. Ensure financial controls over systems and processes are properly functioning and sign off on control effectiveness quarterly in accordance with WBD SOX guidelines. Frequent interaction with external and internal auditors evaluating controls and testing balances. Responsible for overseeing robust and timely balance sheet reconciliations and completion of SEC supplemental schedules for footnote disclosures
  • Provide accounting perspective and support to senior Finance and Accounting leaders including Corporate Executives, Segment CFO's and Controllership SVP's and Executive Directors. Maintain a collaborative and pro-active communications with business partners while maintaining integrity and compliance with WBD accounting policies.
  • Responsible for reinforcing the WBD Controllership culture through sponsorship and involvement in cross-department development and team-building programs. Provide leadership guidance and sponsorship to ad hoc and recurring Controllership improvement projects including software implementation, efficiency initiatives and process improvements

Qualifications & Experience
  • Approximately 5+ years previous work experience in an accounting environment required.
  • Public and/or private accounting experience required
  • Financial closing, consolidations, reporting and planning experience
  • Strong understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and SOX requirements
  • BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university
  • CPA required
  • Strong US GAAP accounting knowledge with experience interpreting and implementing technical accounting guidance to non-routine transactions
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic, proactive, deadline-oriented.
  • Initiative, independent problem-solving abilities, ownership of work product, and strong leadership qualities
  • In-depth experience with process analysis and improvement.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills with the ability to manage the accounting activities for multiple diverse businesses.
  • Strong execution skills, advanced analytical skills, and significant technical accounting skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to articulate key information.
  • Unceasing curiosity and the courage to challenge the status quo.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Technical accounting research.
  • Blend of both public and industry experience.
  • Intercompany Accounting experience preferred
  • PeopleSoft Financials, Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, or any ERP systems.
  • Media industry.

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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