Mexico City, Mexico
JOB TITLE: Financial Analyst
DEPARTMENT NAME: Financial Contracts Reporting & Administration Participations
LOCATION: Mexico City, MX
REPORTS TO (Title): Team Lead - Local Finance Team (pos# )
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Warner Bros. Discovery seeks an Analyst I for the Financial Contracts Reporting & Administration Participations department. The FCRA Participations department handles contractual reporting to talent and co-production companies on all of Warner Bros. film, television, home entertainment, games, and new media libraries. It's an exciting, fast paced organization that provides a unique opportunity to learn many aspects of the company---from production to initial film release through all downstream channels of distribution. FCRA provides excellent opportunities to learn the entertainment industry and offers a robust year-round training program.
The Analyst I position is responsible for supporting the preparation of participations statements. Position reviews and understands contractual agreements, ensuring that all financial obligations are met. Additionally, the Analyst I will be responsible for enhancing departments systems and tools through involvement in system design and testing; and improving business processes.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: % OF TIME
Support the process of preparing participations statements, leveraging a new state-of-the-art participations system and Excel-based analytics tool, WBD's enterprise SAP platform, existing tools, and analytical methodologies. Read and understands abstracts, legal agreements, and other related written documentation. Compiles final statement ''package'' for issuance.
Perform current and historical data analysis using analytics tool and verifying that reporting is in accordance with contractual agreements. The analysis work takes into consideration the windowing and release patterns of film/television/other product, distribution cost trends analysis, etc. 20%
Support ad-hoc and special projects, including, but not limited to system testing. 15%
Attend technical and conceptual training sessions and cross-divisional forums as needed. 15%
JOB QUALIFICATION STANDARDS
1 – 2 years previous experience in a finance, accounting, auditing or IT environment a plus.
Business analyst or Financial analyst/coordinator experience a plus.
Public or private audit and/or consulting experience a plus.
Knowledge of GAAP vs. cash-based accounting principles a plus.
Participations and/or entertainment industry experience a plus.
Experience with system implementations and testing a plus.
Experience in a large corporate environment a plus.
Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience required.
Strong competency with MS Excel and Word required.
SAP experience a plus.
Must have ability for progressive responsibility.
Must have strong mathematical, algebra, and analytical skills.
Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must have excellent planning and organizational skills.
Must be detail oriented.
Must be able to read and understand legal agreements.
Must be able to adapt and learn new technology.
Solution oriented individual who can work in a dynamic, fast paced, high volume environment and think outside of the box.
Must be able to understand and communicate with operational, financial, IT and executive personnel.
Must be able to manage multiple tasks effectively, efficiently, with flexibility to changing priorities.
Must be a team player with high-level of interpersonal skills and customer-focus.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality.
Must be a quick learner who is results-oriented.
Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines.
Management has the right to add or change duties and job requirements at any time.
WHO ASSIGNS WORK TO THIS POSITION? (LIST TITLES)
• Manager, Participations
• Lead, Participations
• Director/Executive Director, Participations
• VP, Participations
TYPES OF DECISIONS MADE BY THIS POSITION? (Describe ability to exercise discretion):
• Designs approaches to accomplish tasks and projects to meet requested deadlines
• How to address financial data anomalies or issues
TYPES OF DECISIONS THAT MUST BE APPROVED BY SUPERIOR:
• Establish work priorities for Analyst I
How We Get Things Done…
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The Legal Bits…
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, union status, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.
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