Full Time Job

Financial Analyst

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 04-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. seeks a Financial Analyst for the FCRA Participations department.

The Daily
• The Financial Analyst position is responsible for preparing participations statements.
• Position reviews and understands contractual agreements, ensuring that all financial obligations are met.
• Additionally, the Financial Analyst will be responsible for enhancing departments systems and tools through involvement in system design and testing; and improving business processes.
• Prepare participations statements, leveraging a new state-of-the-art Participations system, WB's enterprise SAP platform, existing tools, and analytical methodologies.
• Read and understands abstracts, legal agreements, and other related written documentation.
• Perform first level review of statements prepared by other Financial Analysts.
• Perform current and historical data analysis 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.
• Research abnormalities using SAP and/or other line-of-business components to review underlying transactional activity.
• Support ad-hoc and special projects, including, but not limited to system testing.
• Attend technical and conceptual training sessions and cross-divisional forums as needed.

The Essentials
• Bachelor's degree required. (Finance, Accounting, Economics).
• 1 – 2 years previous experience in a finance, accounting, auditing or IT environment a plus.
• Business analyst or financial analyst 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.
• Strong to expert competency with MS Excel and Word required.
• SAP experience a plus.
• Must have ability for progressive responsibility/promotion within the organization.
• Must have strong mathematical and algebra skills.
• Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Must have strong analytical, 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.