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Sr. Digital Ad Sales Revenue Accountant- Network

Warner Bros. Discovery

Atlanta, GA 06-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Sr. Digital Ad Sales Revenue Accountant- US Network (MAX, Discovery, TNT, HGTV, TLC and more!)

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 New Role…

The Senior Revenue Accountant will be responsible for: preparing daily, monthly and quarterly advertising revenue accounting deliverables in accordance with US GAAP and Company policies and practices; performing SOX controls; preparing relevant reports and schedules necessary for management and external reporting obligations; and other duties as listed below. This role will work closely with key stakeholders in FP&A, Pricing & Planning, and internal and external audit.

Your Role Accountabilities…
• Handle day-to-day, month and quarter end close activities including customer invoicing, preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, balance sheet flux analysis, bad debt reserve analysis, SOX control documentation, preparation of SEC Reporting deliverables, and other tasks as requested by management, ensuring all milestones and deadlines are met on time
• Perform revenue cut-off procedures at month and quarter-end including preparation of revenue accruals to ensure revenue is properly and accurately recorded for the period
• Participate in the review of standard and non-standard customer contracts, as needed, to assist in the determination of proper revenue recognition in accordance with ASC 606 and Company policies
• Cultivate strong internal partnerships with accounting, finance and other business departments
• Utilizes strong analytical and problem-solving skills to perform review of accounts and revenue processes in order to foster a continuous improvement environment
• Other ad-hoc tasks as required
• Participate in professional development and other non-core business activities and initiatives
• Assist internal and external audit in their audit procedures as requested
• Be proactive about learning the business and upstream processes to ensure proper accounting and identify efficiencies

Qualifications & Experience…
• 3-5 years of work experience in an accounting role and an experience appropriate understanding of US GAAP and SOX 404 requirements
• BS/BA in Accounting from an accredited university (Required)
• CPA Strongly preferred
• Big 4 Public Accounting experience a plus
• Prior revenue accounting experience (ASC 606) strongly preferred
• Experience performing accounting functions in SAP preferred
• Experience using Blackline to post journal entries and perform account reconciliations preferred
• Advanced Excel and PC skills
• Quick learner
• Applies fundamental functional/technical and business knowledge typically gained through formal education to deliver assigned work
• Results oriented, strong attention to detail a must
• Seeks guidance on new or unfamiliar tasks
• Keeps others informed of workload, timeline, and resources needed to accomplish tasks
• Embraces change driven by evolving business initiatives and maintains positivity when time-sensitive milestones shift
• Ability to work independently as well as working collaboratively with team members across the organization and prioritize multiple deliverables with competing deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to foster positive working relationships across the organization

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, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status 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 recruitadmin@wbd.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmmzk6-44-200-194-255-42 in your application.