Full Time Job

Manager, External Reporting

Warner Music Group

New York, NY 09-07-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Job Title: Manager, External Reporting

This position will be responsible for overseeing the external reporting process of Warner Music Group Corp. reporting to the VP , Financial Reporting.

Job Description:
• Lead the preparation and coordination of the quarterly and annual consolidated external financial statements (10-K, 10-Q, etc.) in accordance with US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
• Ensure complianace with all applicable SEC and other reporting regulations
• Become a superuser of Workvia , the cloud-based platform used to prepare our quarterly and annual financial statements
• Lead the team i n performing disclosure analysis for peer Companies and other filers using Intelligize
• Review and oversee the preparation
of the underlying supporting footnote schedules and coordinate with domestic and international affiliates regarding variances comparative to prior reporting periods
• Act as the key contact for other departments to coordinate and obtain information for specific sections of the 10-K/10-Q
• Review and oversee the preparation of a detailed level tie out of our earnings press releases, quarterly and annual filings ( e.g. 10-K, 10-Q, etc )
• Review and oversee the preparation of the quarterly and annual US GAAP disclosure checklist
• Review and oversee the preparation of the annual 401(k) plan financial statements
• Assist with the oversight of the Company's equity compensation plan including
overseeing the preparation of monthly stock-based compensation journal entries
• Review and oversee the preparation of the quarterly earnings per share calculation
• Review and oversee the preparation of quarterly reporting deliverables based on label/affiliate submissions which analyzes quarterly variances of certain key account balances based on their size and risk portfolio
• Coordinate the collection of the quarterly Management Representation Letter
• Act as control operator for key SOX controls corresponding with the above mentioned responsibilities and task performed
• Assist wit the preparation of ad hoc reports, special projects, and analyses for senior management, as requested

R ockstar Candidates will have :
• Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
• Minimum of 5+ years of professional experience in accounting.
• CPA or CPA candidate preferred .
• Big Four public accounting
or large multi-national experience preferred
• Strong computer skills with knowledge of financial systems and software
• Intermediate level knowledge of GAAP/SEC accounting and reporting.
• Proficient with MS office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
• Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management and Workiva ( Wd esk ) is a plus

It would be music to our ears if you also had :
• Strong work-ethic and a self-starter with effective organizational skills with attention to detail who proactively seeks out new solutions
• Demonstrates problem solving, decision making, and continuous process improvement skills
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
• Demonstrates partnering, influencing, and communication skills up and down the organizational structure to convey key elements in a concise and positive manner
• Ability to communicate clearly and translate data-driven analyses into concise materials and actionable recommendations
• Ability to work proactively, independently, and as a strategic partner in a team environment
• Ability to find and implement efficiencies within tasks successfully
• Demonstrates critical thinking and dedication to deepening understanding of work being done
• Passion for music and desire to build a career in Finance  

Together, w e are Warner Music Group: Music With Vision & Voice.

Effective October 1st, this position will require being in the office 4 days a week. We believe that an in-office presence is critical for talent development, collaboration and building strong relationships.

Salary Range
$110,000 to $125,000 Annually

Salary ranges are included for job postings where required by law. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as work experience and business needs. The pay range is subject to change at any time dependent on a variety of internal and external factors.

Links to relevant documents:

2023 Benefits At A Glance.pdf

EVerify Participation Poster.pdf

Right To Work - English.pdf

Right to Work - Spanish.pdf

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r7o1b8-44-200-117-166-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $110,000 to $125,000 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Warner Music Group

With a legacy extending back over 200 years, Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs that are moving entertainment culture across the globe. Operating in more than 70 countries through a network of affiliates and licensees, WMG’s Recorded Music division includes renowned labels such as Asylum, Atlantic, Big Beat, Canvasback, Elektra, Erato, First Night, Fueled by Ramen, Nonesuch, Parlophone, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Sire, Spinnin’, Warner Records, Warner Classics and Warner Music Nashville.