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HBO Sr. Accountant

Job Title
HBO Sr. Accountant Time Warner
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Finance/Accounting Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 164100BR Position
Full Time Posting Job Description OVERALL SUMMARY:

Senior Accountant, Financial Operations & Reporting to perform the financial and operational reporting and forecasting of HBO’s spending on company-wide Staff areas.  Senior Accountant will also support the budget and long range planning processes for the business areas.



  • Perform the monthly forecasting and close processes for the company-wide Staff area, including detailed analytical comparisons of current quarter and current year to prior forecast, budget and prior year.
  • Prepare quarterly external reporting, including commitments and contingencies and intercompany reconciliations.
  • Support the development of budgets and long range plans for the business areas.
  • Identify trends in the industry and proactively assess the financial implications of changing circumstances and assumptions.  
  • Collaborate extensively with finance and operating areas.
  • Proactively identify and implement internal process improvements in order to optimize efficiencies, improve the quality of analysis, and deliver effective forecasts.
  • Prepare high level schedules for senior management and other ad hoc reports as requested.
  • Perform comprehensive reviews and analyses of general ledger activity.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years combined public and / or private experience.
  • CPA strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, interpret and apply financial accounting standards required.
  • Strong work ethic and excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet deadlines under strenuous situations while achieving successful results.
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to adapt to various financial reporting systems required.
  • Self-starter, proactive, and takes initiative.

About Us It's HBOSM

America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.