Full Time Job

Sr. Analyst, Financial Reporting

Warner Media

Burbank, CA 09-10-2021
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
The Job

Senior Financial Analyst focusing on the reporting and analysis of the WarnerMedia Income Statement (primarily legacy Warner Bros.). Consolidated Financial Reporting is responsible for the preparation of consolidated financial statements and related footnote disclosures for inclusion in the AT&T quarterly and annual SEC filings ensuring results are in compliance with US GAAP and SEC regulations. Act as liaison between our parent company, AT&T, and Global Business Services to ensure adequate explanation of submitted results, communicate reporting requirements to internal partners and to obtain alignment on process efficiencies.

The Daily
• Preparation / presentation of monthly deliverables, including P&L Results reporting for executive management and other reports
• Responsible for verifying accuracy of financial reports generated by SAP / BW
• Monthly P&L review of certain line items, including resolution follow-up for previously identified issues
• Prepares, reviews and reconciles various management reports (e.g., Results Review Binder, Black Book)
• Evaluation of the quality and accuracy of submitted financial data, including issue resolution, if necessary
• Resolution of business unit queries regarding process and treatment
• Preparation of quarterly deliverables to AT&T, including footnote schedules used in SEC reporting
• Address management inquiries/requests for data and analysis spanning multiple finance/accounting areas
• Collaborate with internal/external customers, business partners and peers to drive efficiencies in processes and effectively meet deliverables
• Assist in providing ad hoc reporting and analysis and with various other projects, including cross-divisional initiatives, as required
• Resolve P&L data issues that affect the transmission of financial statements to AT&T, including researching and reconciliation of data in legacy GL and/or AT&T systems
• Update reports for all new master data and changes in reporting structures
• Work in multiple systems to report results
• Review hierarchy changes and assist in determining impact to senior management and AT&T deliverables
• Participate in other key projects and initiatives impacting P&L reporting
• Assist in providing ad hoc reporting/analysis and with various other projects, including cross-divisional initiatives, as required
• Provide assistance/support to other areas within the financial reporting group as needed

The Essentials
• Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Detail oriented self-starter with the ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet routine and non-routine deadlines
• High degree of motivation to deliver a quality product
• Initiative and willingness to take on additional responsibilities
• Strong organizational skills
• Competent in preparing presentation quality documents and executive level summaries
• High emphasis on teamwork, collaboration, data analysis, and process innovation
• Team player who embraces change
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
• Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
• Three or more years of experience in accounting and/or finance
• Experience with SAP/BW or other large ERP system
• Variance analysis and reporting experience is a plus
• CPA is a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d89mnq-34-239-160-86-42 in your application.