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Sr. Financial Analyst - Consolidation

Discovery Communications
Knoxville, TN 37902
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    114971186
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Discovery Communications


Sr. Financial Analyst - Consolidation

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 24896
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Finance
Discovery

Overview

Discovery, Inc., the new global leader in real life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel, is searching for a Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Statements in Knoxville, TN to join our Accounting team.


Not familiar with Knoxville?
Many people know Knoxville as the heart of Vol Country, but it's also been named Top 100 Best Places to Live, Forbes’ Best Places for Careers, Forbes’ Most Affordable Cities, Huffington Post’s Top 10 Places to Relocate to in the US and more.

The Senior Financial Analyst, Consolidation will be a part of the team responsible for assisting with closing the books for the Company and generating the financial statements incompliance with US GAAP. They should be comfortable working directly with senior management of the company as well as the external auditors.



Responsibilities

1. Assists with the preparation of the company’s financial statements including cash flow, guarantor, and joint venture reporting
2. Prepares fluctuation analyses for the consolidated company
3. Works with the Technical Accounting and Corporate Accounting teams to align and reflect non-standard accounting matters in the books and records of the company
4. Helps facilitate SEC reporting through process excellence and use of systems and automation
5. Assists with driving transformation and change in accounting processes and systems
6. Coordinates with accounting teams around the world
7. Makes decisions guided by established policies and procedures
8. Assists with audit requests as necessary from both internal and external auditors
9. Other duties and responsibilities as needed



Qualifications

* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university
* Minimum of 2 years of experience and a strong understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), IFRS, and SOX requirements
* CPA required

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

It's a plus if you have:

* Big 4 public accounting background
* Experience with the financial consolidation of an SEC registrant
* Experience with SAP and SAP BPC strongly preferred
* Experience working directly with external auditors to resolve complex accounting and reporting issues
* Experience with guarantor financial statement preparation
* Experience with the preparation of joint venture financial statements
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
* Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members

Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

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<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Sr. Financial Analyst - Consolidation</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24896<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Finance<br/>Discovery<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery, Inc., the new global leader in real life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, HGTV, Food Network, and Travel Channel, is searching for a Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Statements in Knoxville, TN to join our Accounting team.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><br /><em>Not familiar with Knoxville?</em> <br />Many people know Knoxville as the heart of Vol Country, but it's also been named Top 100 Best Places to Live, Forbes Best Places for Careers, Forbes Most Affordable Cities, Huffington Posts Top 10 Places to Relocate to in the US and more.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">The Senior Financial Analyst, Consolidation will be a part of the team responsible for assisting with closing the books for the Company and generating the financial statements incompliance with US GAAP. They should be comfortable working directly with senior management of the company as well as the external auditors. </p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Assists with the preparation of the companys financial statements including cash flow, guarantor, and joint venture reporting<br />2. Prepares fluctuation analyses for the consolidated company<br />3. Works with the Technical Accounting and Corporate Accounting teams to align and reflect non-standard accounting matters in the books and records of the company<br />4. Helps facilitate SEC reporting through process excellence and use of systems and automation <br />5. Assists with driving transformation and change in accounting processes and systems<br />6. Coordinates with accounting teams around the world<br />7. Makes decisions guided by established policies and procedures<br />8. Assists with audit requests as necessary from both internal and external auditors<br />9. Other duties and responsibilities as needed</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university <br />* Minimum of 2 years of experience and a strong understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), IFRS, and SOX requirements<br />* CPA required</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;">It's a plus if you have:</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Big 4 public accounting background<br />* Experience with the financial consolidation of an SEC registrant<br />* Experience with SAP and SAP BPC strongly preferred<br />* Experience working directly with external auditors to resolve complex accounting and reporting issues<br />* Experience with guarantor financial statement preparation<br />* Experience with the preparation of joint venture financial statements<br />* Excellent written and verbal communication skills<br />* Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills<br />* Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment<br />* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure<br />* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/g2o6xdt7nnVMuxaAIjxBd"> <p>PI114971186</p>

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