Warner Bros. Discovery
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Atlanta, GA

Manager, Financial Compliance 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
The Manager, Financial Compliance reports directly to the Director, Financial Compliance. This role manages as part of a team responsible for financial compliance and internal control transformation for the global operations of the company. Works closely with business operators, including Global Business Services (GBS), the broader Finance community, Internal Audit, and external auditors on various controls and compliance initiatives, as well as business process best-in-class transformation projects. This individual is responsible for ensuring there is conformity in internal controls, identifying effective and efficient internal control frameworks for the business, recommending business process efficiency improvements, and will help lead the internal control transformation efforts internationally.
Your Role Accountabilities
  • Provides technical consultation to control and process owners on risk assessment, internal controls (SOX; COSO), and compliance

  • 2.Provides advisory services to respective business owners and management with respect to internal controls, including best practices with respect to new business processes, initiatives, and system implementations
  • Reviews business processes and identifies, assesses, designs, and coordinates the documentation (narratives; flowcharts) with process owners and Internal Audit

  • Delivers SOX and COSO expertise to the organization that address control issues and provides process improvement opportunities

  • Monitors and ensures internal controls are updated according to changes to business (process changes; expansion; acquisitions; system implementations) and administers and reviews quarterly control self-assessments to monitor control effectiveness

  • Reviews processes, controls, data, and reports with respective owners and identifies gaps/opportunities for improvement

  • Assists business partners with developing remediation plans for identified deficiencies and tracks and monitors progress against agreed upon timelines

  • Cultivates a close relationship with Internal Audit and team to align and reflect risk-based design of internal controls

  • Drives transformation and change in accounting processes and systems

  • Coordinates with accounting teams around the world

  • Coordinates work activities with other company leaders

  • Make decisions guided by established policies and procedures

Qualifications & Experience
  • Experience implementing best practices that require significant innovation for improving processes by applying advanced understanding of complex functional/technical and business issues and challenges• Experience working on the audits of public company financial statements and related internal controls in accordance with PCAOB requirements• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with all areas of the business at various levels, including executive and senior leadership• Ability to drive change and influence behavior/outcomes of those not directly responsible• Experience with designing and/or testing control compliance over IT system implementations, including ERP applications• Experience working directly with internal and external auditors to resolve control compliance issues• Embraces change and able to professionally navigate through challenging situations• Strong executive presence with excellent written and verbal communication skills• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure• Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels
  • CPA or other professional accreditation preferred
  • BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience and a strong understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), IFRS, and SOX requirements
  • Travel is required
  • Must have legal right to work in the United States

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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