Full Time Job

Senior Content Accountant

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warsaw, Hungary 06-10-2024
  • 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.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Position performs and is responsible for various program accounting duties including maintenance of the content assets, prepayments and liabilities
• Timely processing of contracts (including News Programming) to ensure assets, liabilities and expenses related with them are accurate
• Recording journal entries in order to track and account for News production costs
• Making sure that cash advances for News team are reflected properly and timely in WBD books
• Responding to vendor queries which would include investigation of invoices and contractual arrangements
• recognition of certain I/C eliminations to make sure that intercompany transactions are properly reflected in consolidated financial statements
• preparation of schedules needed to deliver financial statements notes
• Supporting the internal/external audit process by submitting necessary requests
• Ad hoc assignments as required by management
• Supporting month end close activities
• Preparing Balance Sheet reconciliations for content assets and liabilities - investigation and resolution of any anomalies
• Set up and maintain content projects (cost centres)
• Settlement of the news production costs to P&L
• Demonstrate and maintain high standards of accountability to deliver superior quality financial information on timely basis to Senior Accountant/Manager
• Continuous improvement and development of processes, controls and reporting
• Support development of systems, tools, and processes to facilitate efficient and accurate analysis
• Ensure SOX compliance and appropriate administration and documentation for the Global Content Accounting function, including liaison with internal and external auditors
• Thorough documentation of controls and processes

Qualifications & Experience…
• 3+ years accounting experience, ideally within a large multinational corporation
• Good understanding of financial accounting principles of US GAAP/IFRS
• Previous experience in accounting for Fixed Assets will be a plus
• Candidate needs to be fluent in English as all the work will be performed in this language
• Good communication and interpersonal skills particularly with non-Finance personnel
• Proven ability to build confidence and trust with team members and external business partners
• Ability to work across multiple concurrent projects under tight deadlines
• Team player with a strong interest in Television/Media sector will be an asset
• Motivated by a challenging, high-energy environment
• Experience working with Excel (intermediate/advanced)
• Good understanding of a range of financial systems, including SAP/PeopleSoft
• Degree educated with accounting/finance focus

What's in it for you?
• Hybrid work model, flexible working hours
• Free access to
• Benefit package: private medical health care, life insurance, MyBenefit cafeteria including sport card, social funds, retirement pension plans, recognition platform, employee referral program
• Work-life balance initiatives: wellbeing platform, yoga, educational webinars, Employee Assistance Program, internal media initiatives
• Training & development: sharing the cost of English lessons, Employee Resource Groups, Bridge learning platform, sharing sessions with experts
• CSR activities: volunteering, eco & social initiatives
• Casual dress code
• Parking space available for booking


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.

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-d95o14-34-204-198-73-42 in your application.