Summer Intern - Accounting and Finance

Warner Bros. Discovery

Atlanta, GA 02-07-2024
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Application Deadline: Fr i day , March 1 5th, 2024
*Pro Tip: Submit your application as soon as possible – applications could close earlier due to applicant volume!*

Your New Role

This posting covers the following roles:
• US Networks Distribution Revenue Accounting Intern: ATL - Summer 2024
• Content Revenue Accounting Intern: ATL - Summer 2024
• Networks Content Accounting Intern: ATL - Summer 2024

Your Role Accountabilities

This could include, but is not limited to: ​
• As an intern, you will learn to book journal entries into our general ledger systems. You will analyze activity for month end through balance sheet reconciliations. You will also help analyze viewership and determine how our assets are amortized.
• Handle day-to-day, month and quarter end close activities including customer invoicing, preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, balance sheet flux analysis, bad debt reserve analysis, SOX control documentation, preparation of SEC Reporting deliverables, and other tasks as requested by management.
• Handle daily, monthly and quarter end close activities including processing and reconciling monthly payments and invoicing, affiliate billings, preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, flux analyses, bad debt reserve analyses, SOX control documentation, preparation of SEC Reporting deliverables, and other tasks as requested by management, ensuring all milestones and deadlines are met on time.
• Perform revenue cut-off procedures at month and quarter-end including preparation of revenue accruals to ensure revenue is properly and accurately recorded for the period.
• Participate in the review of standard and non-standard customer contracts, as needed, to assist in the determination of proper revenue recognition in accordance with ASC 606 and Company policies. Monitor compliance with new and existing legal agreements. Articulate areas of specific concern with management appropriately.

Qualifications & Experience
• Basic understanding of financial accounting principles
• Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines
• Can work independently and as a team player.
• Experience working in Microsoft Excel
• Positive attitude and eager to learn
• Must be actively enrolled in a US accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)
• Must be a rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student (18 years or older)
• Must be in academic good standing (3.0 or above GPA)
• Warner Bros. Discovery will only consider candidates who are presently authorized to work for any employer in the United States and who will not require work visa sponsorship from Warner Bros. Discovery now or in the future in order to retain their authorization to work in the United States.

About Our Internship Program

WBD's Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country's boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, tech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.

Ready to learn more? Here's what we offer:
• Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
• Mentorship from some of the industry's kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans
• Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more
• Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables
• Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network
• A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture

What you can expect to take away from the semester:
• Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn't know you had
• The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes
• Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career
• Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure

What to know before applying:
• The duration of the summer program regardless of which start/end option is 11 weeks.
• Program date options:
• Option 1: June 3 rd – August 16 th
• Option 2: June 10 th – August 23 rd
• Interns will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week in a hybrid capacity.
• Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.
• Interviewing will take place from February through mid-April. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates. .

If you're a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dy5080-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.