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Senior Financial Analyst (DC Universe)

Posting
Job Title
Senior Financial Analyst (DC Universe) Time Warner
Division
Warner Bros. Entertainment Group WB Business Unit WB Digital Networks Industry Film Production and Distribution Area of
Interest
Finance/Accounting Location United States - California - Burbank Requisition # 164616BR Position
Type
Full Time Company Overview Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team. Business Unit Overview Founded in 2016, Warner Bros. Digital Networks is the fast-paced, growing team responsible for building and operating the Studio’s digital entertainment offerings, producing digital native content and harnessing the power of social media through Machinima. WBDN’s current direct-to-consumer-centric portfolio includes Boomerang (a partnership with Turner), DramaFever, FilmStruck (a partnership with Turner), Machinima, Stage 13, Uninterrupted (a partnership with LeBron James), Ellen Digital Ventures (a partnership with Ellen DeGeneres) and a DC-branded digital service debuting in 2018. Warner Bros. Digital Networks’ premium programming and digital offerings put fans at the center of entertainment, sports, gaming and pop culture, reaching audiences anywhere, across any platform. Posting Job Description What part will you play?

We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the WB Digital Networks DC Universe finance team, managing the new digital service launching in 2018. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic start-up like environment within a large company.  Reporting to a Director of Finance, this position will primarily be responsible for supporting the budgeting and forecasting process, providing day-to-day operational finance support, and overseeing the revenue cycle. Specific responsibilities include:
  • Managing the revenue cycles by reviewing partner statements, analyzing growth from various service streams, identifying periodic accruals, and reconciling cash.
  • Reviewing actuals against forecast and fine-tuning short-term budgets.
  • Assisting maintenance and update of the complex financial model and analyzing long-term growth.
  • Preparing recurring and ad-hoc financial reports to management for business decision support.
  • Regularly interacting with the corporate accounting group to enable accurate financial close by providing insights on latest business developments.
  • Coordinating with various business units within Warner Bros. for timely and accurate intercompany transfer of content costs.
  • Maintaining the content amortization schedule for both budgeting and actual purposes.
  • Coordinating with marketing and operation team members to maintain detail record of expenditures and providing feedback for profit and loss pacing.
  • Preparing and submitting periodic budget reports to Digital Network Group management and corporate reporting group.
  • Forecasting cash flows and reconciling to P&L budget.
  • Reviewing open purchase orders and providing periodic expense accruals.
What do we require from you?
  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or relevant major.
  • 4+ years of professional experience in general finance, budgeting, financial reporting, public accounting, and/or financial consulting.
  • Experience in general ledger management and research as well as thorough understanding of US-GAAP balance sheet and P&L.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially in Excel formulas and tools.
Bonus points for:
  • CPA and/or MBA degree.
  • Strong affinity with Warner Bros. and DC intellectual properties.
  • Prior experience in entertainment, especially in digital SVOD distribution.
  • Knowledge and familiarity with SAP and Business Warehouse (BEX Analyzer).
But Wait, There's More!
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage, competitive paid time off and competitive company-matching 401K plan.
  • Warner Bros. Learning Network to help develop and navigate your career.
  • Impact, the Warner Bros. Giving Program, which provides ways for you to support the communities in which we live and work.
  • Part of the Time Warner family which includes brands like HBO, TBS, TNT and Cartoon Network.

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The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.