Full Time Job

Assistant Manager - Accounting

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, India 09-24-2023
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Role

The primary responsibility of the Record to Report (RTR) Assistant Manager is to deliver quality accounting services for Warner Bros. Discovery entities. The role will be based in Hyderabad, India and will report directly to the Manager – Record to Report based in India. The RTR Assistant Manger will need to work for their respective region and report to the Accounting Managers of that region or above and work closely with the Local Entity Financial Controller, including other Business Departments, Global Business Services (GBS), the broader Finance community, Internal Audit, and external auditors, Tax team and Financial Compliance. This individual will be responsible for ensuring accounting policies are followed for their respective region, month end processes are completed accurately and on timely basis and ensure completeness of SOX documents and process related documentations .

What you will be doing:
• Standard working hours for this role will be from 11:00am – 8:00pm (local time). However, during the month end close and transition, additional efforts will be required to ensure overlap of India and US time zone.
• Responsible for preparing and posting month end journal entries, reconciling GL accounts, issuing IC invoices and other month end related standard and ad-hoc activities
• Ensuring accounting and reconciliations supporting documentation meets SOX standards
• Bank Reconciliations process, bank upload, clearing of open items, follow up to clear the items
• Ensuring completeness of close for appointed entities
• Improving processes through standardization and simplification
• Responsibility to ensure all the global accounting policies are always followed and be compliant
• Ensuring completeness of month end accounting process as per the month end calendar
• Other duties and responsibilities as requested by his/her key Customers/Stakeholders in respective accounting region

What you need to have:
• Chartered Accountant (CA)/CPA/CMA require d
• Minimum of 5-7 years of accounting experience, in US GAAP environment
• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in SAP FI/CO
• Blackline and Cadency experience would be preferred
• Must have experience with MS Excel and advanced functions
• SOX controls experience and ability to articulate key SOX controls in General Accounting
• Very good communication skills, soft skills, interpersonal skills
• Experience working in Multinational/Multicultural organization matrix
• Agility, flexibility, analytical, problem solving, putting extra effort to serve business-oriented goals

It's a plus if you have:
• Big 4 public accounting background and prior exposure to work in a captive Finance Shared Service Centre
• Self-driven attitude every day, with willingness to GROW and take on more tasks
• Skills to work in a fast-paced environment that will be changing together with you
Other Requirements
• Required to be in the Hyderabad office three days a week (specific days to be determined upon hire)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjyeoe-18-205-26-39-42 in your application.