Full Time Job

Senior Associate - Accounting

Warner Bros. Discovery

Hyderabad, India 06-18-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

The Role

The primary responsibility of the Record to Report (RTR) Senior Associate 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 t o Report based in India. The RTR Senior associate 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 a ccounting policies are followed for their respective region, m onth end processes are completed accurately and on timely basis and ensure completeness of S O X documents and process related documentations .

What you will be doing:
• Standard working hours are 11:00 am – 8:00pm (local time) . Month-end close and transition period working hours are 2:00pm – 11:00pm (local time)
• Responsible for preparing and posting m onth e nd j ournal e ntries, r econciling GL accounts, i ssuing IC invoices and other month end related standard and ad-hoc activities
• Ensuring a ccounting and r econciliations 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:
• Graduation d egree in a ccounting or finance, preferable B. Com, M.Com
• Minimum of 3-4 years of a ccounting experience, preferably in US GAAP environment
• Minimum 1-2 years of experience in SAP FI/CO
• Blackline and Cadency ex perience 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)

Championing Inclusion at WBD
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, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

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