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Senior Financial Analyst

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

The Job

Warner Bros. Discovery seeks a Sr. Financial Analyst 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 Senior Financial Analyst position is responsible for performing research and analysis to support the Participations Reporting teams. This position reviews and understands contractual agreements, abstracts, and other related written documentation. Additionally, the Senior Financial Analyst will be responsible for enhancing departments systems and tools through involvement in system design and testing; and improving business processes.

The Daily
• Performs special projects, analysis, and research, including running and/or analyzing various reports from multiple systems and SAP. Communicates with a broad set of individuals within FCRA to resolve identified issues. Delivers presentations to management and staff.
• Accumulates production cost, prepares interest calculations, home entertainment statements, term deal calculations and buyout analyses. Responsible for monitoring and preparing deferments. Analyzes expiring distribution deals and calculate locked balances for the Reporting teams.
• Identify improvements and enhancements related to FCRA's participations system and participates in system design and testing. Creates, standardizes and improves business processes for statement preparation.
• Attend technical and conceptual training sessions and cross-divisional forums as needed.
• Other duties as assigned

The Essentials

Work Experience

2+ years previous experience in a finance, accounting, auditing or IT environment a plus.

Participations and/or entertainment industry experience strongly preferred.

Business analyst or financial analyst experience a plus.

Experience with system implementations and testing a plus.

Experience in a large corporate environment a plus.

Experience working with blended teams and multiple time zones a plus

Project Management experience a plus

Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification

Bachelor's degree required. (Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, or Information Systems preferred)


Strong to expert competency with MS Excel and Word, and PowerPoint required.

Must have strong competency in working with multiple systems, applications and SAP; must be willing to learn new IT applications

Very strong knowledge of mathematical concepts and algebra required

Excellent analytical skills required

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, including development, documentation, and delivery of training materials.

Strong overall understanding of Participations, including ability to read and understand digests and abstracts of legal agreements required
Other Requirements

Must have ability for progressive responsibility/promotion within the organization.

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Must have strong planning and organizational skills.

Must be detail oriented.

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.

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 with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm8p13-34-236-192-4-42 in your application.