Warner Bros. Discovery – Job Vacancy B.Com, M.Com, MBA Graduates

Warner Bros is hiring an experienced Senior Associate – Content Accounting at their Madhapur location.

Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. (WBD) is an American multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered in New York City. It offers audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, streaming and gaming.

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves.

Vacancy at Warner Bros

Jobs available for B.Com, M.Com, MBA Graduates: Warner Bros Pictures is hiring an experienced Senior Associate – Content Accounting at office located in Madhapur, Telangana, India.

The Senior Associate – Content Accounting role will be based in Hyderabad, India and will report directly to the Manager – Record To Report based in India.

As a primary responsibility need to work for WBD EMEA/APAC Entities and report to EMEA/APAC Content Accounting Managers/Senior Analyst or above and also works closely with other Business Departments, the broader Finance community, Internal Audit, and external auditors, Tax team, Financial Compliance.

You will be responsible for making sure that transactional data is entered correctly into WBD content systems ensuring Accounting policies are followed for respective region.

Job Responsibilities:

Daily activities:

Position performs and is responsible for various program accounting duties including maintenance of the content assets register,

Setting up projects/assets in SAP based on signed agreements, reviewing cost allocation, and ensure all expense profiles and invoicing plans have been set-up correctly in SAP in line with contractual terms and accounting policy,

Timely processing of contracts in SAP to ensure payments can be made within contractual terms to vendors,

Responding to vendor queries which would include investigation of invoices and contractual arrangements reflected in SAP,

Supporting the internal/external audit process by submitting necessary requests

Ad hoc assignments as required by management.

Month end activities:

Supporting Content Accounting team in month end close activities

Set up and maintain program projects and budgets for programming contracts in SAP, as needed

Demonstrate and maintain high standards of accountability to deliver superior quality financial information on timely basis to Manager.

Controls and Procedures:

Continuous improvement and development of processes, controls, and reporting
Implement control procedures over the purchases of programme rights

Support development of systems, tools, and processes to facilitate efficient and accurate analysis

Ensure SOX compliance and appropriate administration and documentation for the Global Content Accounting function, including liaison with internal and external auditors

Thorough documentation of controls and processes.

Required Skills for Job

Basic understanding of accounting for Fixed Assets including capitalization and amortization and implications of those transactions on the BS and P&L.

Attention to details as there will a lot of contracts reading and coding it appropriately in the system so that amortization gets recorded.

Navigating across different content teams to get the information about production budgets, premiere dates as well as making payments for content etc. (i.e. EMEA/APAC programming operations, EMEA/APAC AP Team).

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Minimum Qualifications for Job

  • 2+ years accounting experience, ideally within a large multinational corporation
  • Should have at-least B.Com but MBA/MCOM/ CA,CWA (Inter) would be preferred more
  • Basic understanding of financial accounting principles of US GAAP/IFRS
  • Previous experience in accounting for Fixed Assets will be additional asset
  • Candidate needs to be fluent in English as all the work will be performed in this language
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills particularly with non-Finance personnel
  • Proven ability to build confidence and trust with team members and external business partners
  • Ability to work across multiple concurrent projects under tight deadlines
  • Team player with a strong interest in Television/Media sector will be an asset
  • Motivated by a challenging, high-energy environment
  • Experience working with Excel (intermediate/advanced)
  • Good understanding of a range of financial systems, including SAP
  • Degree educated with accounting/finance focus

How to Apply for Senior Associate – Content Accounting

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done.

Guiding Principles are values that anchor our decisions and how we show up. They guide our interactions with one another and determine the individuals who thrive here. They are unique to us and are what help us succeed as a team.

You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

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  1. Act as One Team: Trust each other, succeed together, and grow together.
  2. Create What’s Next: Be curious, innovate, and focus on the future.
  3. Empower Storytelling: Put creators, consumers and partners at the center, and share extraordinary stories.
  4. Champion Inclusion: Empower others, have courage, and pursue equity.
  5. Dream It & Own It: Advocate the mission, move with speed, and drive results.

The company’s properties are divided into nine business units, including the flagship Warner Bros. film and television studios, comic book publisher DC Entertainment, Home Box Office, Inc. (which includes HBO), U.S. Networks (which includes the majority of the ad-supported cable networks of its predecessors, including Discovery, Scripps Networks, Turner Broadcasting, and Warner), CNN, Sports (which includes Motor Trend Group, AT&T SportsNet, TNT Sports, and Eurosport, among others), Global Streaming & Interactive Entertainment (which includes the Discovery+ and HBO Max streaming services, and video game publisher Warner Bros. Games), and International Networks.

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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, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability 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@wbd.com.

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