Full Time Job

Senior Accountant - Direct-To-Consumer

Discovery

Knoxville, TN 02-16-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Responsibilities
• Prepare day-to-day accounting duties and month end and quarter-end/year-end close activities in the revenue accounting area in compliance with established deadlines

• Perform Direct-to-Consumer revenue related preparation of journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations

• Perform account analysis and compile reporting, as required

• Gain and maintain an understanding of Direct-to-Consumer revenue activities

• Assist with the building-out of processes/systems/reporting/tools to support the Direct-to-Consumer line of business

• Prepare revenue models according to customer contracts to ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with applicable pronouncements and company policies

• Perform revenue cut-off procedures as required to ensure revenue is properly and accurately recorded for the period

• Be an active participant in daily, monthly, and quarterly close activities

• Preparation of SOX controls and related documentation in areas of direct responsibility

• Provide complete and accurate data in support of budgets and forecasts

• Prepare data and reporting provided to internal and external audit upon request

• Cultivate strong internal partnerships within and outside finance at all levels

• Support business and department initiatives

• Comply with the Company's revenue recognition policies and practices

• Complete all work in a timely and accurate manner within established deadlines

• Perform other assignments/projects as required

Requirements
• BS/BA in Accounting and at least 2-4 years of experience in a related field
• CPA or path towards CPA
• Strong Excel, PowerPoint and PC skills
• Embrace continuous improvement mindset
• Ability to execute assigned duties; results oriented
• Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to work under pressure and with agility
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively
• Strong organizational skills and can prioritize multiple deliverables with competing deadlines
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills; keeps relevant parties informed
• Fosters positive working relationships across the organization at all levels
• Legal right to work in the United States

It's a plus if you have:
• US GAAP (ASC 606) revenue accounting experience
• SAP and/or Blackline experience
• Public accounting firm experience, particularly at Big 4 or large regional firm
• Ability to understand and apply functional/technical and business knowledge to everyday work
• System implementation experience (business/accounting process design, user acceptance testing)
• Media and/or technology experience
• Desire to learn/accept new or unfamiliar tasks
• Ability to work in fast-paced & ever-changing environment under conditions of pressure and adjust to urgent situations
• Client/customer focused mentality
• Desire to learn beyond daily job responsibilities/expand skillset

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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Discovery

Discovery, Inc. is the global leader in real life entertainment. We serve passionate fans with content that inspires, informs, and entertains, providing leadership across deeply loved and trusted brands, such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel.