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Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.  Turner brands and businesses include CNN, HLN, CNN International and CNN.com; TBS, TNT, Turner Classic Movies and truTV; Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Adult Swim; and Turner Sports.  http://www.turner.com/

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What part will you play? 
As trusted business advisors, the Accounting Business Services organization operates as a functionally aligned shared services center responsible for the end-to-end transactional financial operations across Turner's domestic businesses. The organization is comprised of three teams: Operations & Personnel Services, Revenue Services, and Procure to Pay. Accounting Business Services further supports the Finance & Accounting mission to be collaborative business partners to our colleagues for the benefit of our stakeholders.
 
Specific group overview: General & Administrative (G&A) expenses The G&A team falls under Operations & Personnel Services in the Accounting Business Services organization. G&A team responsibilities include, but are not limited to: accounting for Direct Operating and G&A expenses for multiple domestic and international segments. The G&A team's accounting responsibilities also include financing and investing activities including accounting for joint ventures, equity accounting, and mergers and acquisitions support. The G&A team reconciles intra-company transactions between Turner business units and performs inter-company accounting and reporting between Turner and other Time Warner divisions. Additional responsibilities may include F/X remeasurement and intra-company transfer pricing. 
 
What will you be doing?  

  • Participate in the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process
  • Prepare entries and supporting documentation
  • Prepare/review account reconciliations, analysis, and certifications
  • Completed detailed variance analyses
  • Analyze existing processes and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Assist with special projects and ad hoc reporting
  • Ensure proper internal controls are in place and all transactions are recorded timely and accurately in accordance with GAAP and established SOX requirements and procedures
  • Build, foster, and maintain good working relationships with members of the Accounting Business Services (ABS) and stakeholders

What do we require from you?

  • 4-year degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2+ years in relevant accounting experience (industry or public)
  • Masters degree and/or CPA is preferred
  • Experience leading teams and/or projects is preferred
  • Staff II accountants should have intermediate analytical and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Self-motivated and able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to articulate key information
  • Initiative and willingness to take on additional responsibilities
  • High emphasis on teamwork, collaboration, data analysis, and process innovation
  • Detail-oriented and high energy
  • Unceasing curiosity and the courage to challenge the status quo
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word & PowerPoint is preferred
  • PeopleSoft Financials, Hyperion, or any ERP systems preferred
  • Experience in forecasting/budgeting preferred
  • Internal/external audit or SOX compliance
  • Media industry preferred

But wait, there’s more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer
  • 2016 Best Company for Working Mothers
  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career
  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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