Full Time Job

Senior Financial Analyst

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 05-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

WarnerBros seeks a Senior Financial Analyst for the GF WW IHV US Finance department.
The Senior Financial Analyst will be an integral member of the WarnerMedia International Finance team and supports the preparation of accurate, timely and relevant financial reporting, planning and analysis for International Home Entertainment, Digital and Games in a fast paced, ever changing environment. Position plays a critical role in the preparation of the long-range financial plans, forecasts and budgets, including report creation and planning system administration. Knowledge and understanding of the principles and theories of finance, accounting, and other related disciplines to plan, design and conduct financial business analyses are critical for this role.
This role reports directly to the WarnerMedia International - Director Home Entertainment Finance.

The Daily
• Independently perform analytical review of territory deliverables to identify issues and business trends, including monthly variance documentation. Ensure issues are resolved, and business matters are communicated, on a timely basis.
• Assist the Director and Manager in the consolidation process of the regional finance team submissions and present international forecast results to key senior executives.
• Proactively identify and implement process improvement projects as a result of changing business demands.
• Assist with forecasting system enhancements including planning and executing design changes with consideration of how changes impact various related processes and reporting.
• Develop and maintain reporting schedules and presentation decks to ensure they reflect current management and territory requirements.
• Analyze variances between planning and actual systems and perform root-cause analysis to ensure issues are resolved.
• Partner with the regional finance teams and other business partners to prepare integrated and cohesive budgets, long-term plans and forecasts and associated financial analysis in a timely manner. Gain insights into overall financial strategies.
• Routinely perform analytical reviews of territory deliverables to identify issues and business trends including monthly variance analyses. Ensure the accuracy, relevance and integrity of all information reported in the P&L, variances and rollforward schedules.
• Develop and maintain reporting schedules and presentation decks to ensure they reflect current management and territory requirements.
• Develop innovative analyses that measure financial and operational performance. Develop and implement analytical tools and ensure that analyses add value by providing timely and pertinent information to support management decision making.
• Help facilitate the financial and management reporting function; review and validate the information in complex reports that are produced on a daily, weekly and/or monthly basis using various applications (e.g. Excel, Hyperion).

The Essentials
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
• Master's degree or CPA preferred
• Minimum 3 years accounting and forecasting experience.
• Advanced analytical skills, and strong technical accounting skills supported by proficiency in all MS Office applications and ESSBASE/Hyperion applications
• Strong written, oral and presentation skills; a confident communicator able to interact effectively at all levels of the organization and with a high degree of professionalism.
• Solid understanding of technical accounting matters and accounting and finance processes.
• Good problem resolution skills, strong organizational skills, and cross-functional collaboration skills.
• Results oriented self-starter who can deliver timely, high quality services.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnk935-18-206-238-77-42 in your application.

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