Senior Accountant

Time Warner

The Turner Story 
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; TBS, TNT, Turner Classic Movies and truTV; Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Adult Swim; and Turner Sports.

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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 and international 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. Our Team Story: Programming & Production is a fast-paced, dynamic functional team that supports both Domestic and International Programming.
What will you be doing?  

  • Oversee day-to-day international programming accounting activities.
  • Participate in the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process.
  • Prepare and/or review complex manual journal entries and supporting documentation.
  • Prepare/review account reconciliations, analysis, and certifications.
  • Analyze and communicate detailed variance analysis for P&L and Balance Sheet reporting.
  • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Research accounting issues and recommend the appropriate treatment on these transactions.
  • 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 and stakeholders.
  • Assist with the completion of internal and external audit walk-throughs and requests.
  • Identify and implement process improvements.
  • Prepare quarterly schedule reporting and tax packages.

What do we need from you?
Minimum Requirements:

  • 4-year degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 3+ years in relevant accounting experience (industry or public).
  • Masters degree and/or CPA is desired.

Well-qualified Senior Accountant candidates will have:

  • Advanced analytical and Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter and work with limited direction and taking full ownership of areas of responsibility.
  • Excellent 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.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. –

Other desired experience:

  • PeopleSoft Financials, Hyperion, or any ERP systems.
  • Technical accounting research and memo writing.
  • Experience in forecasting/budgeting.
  • Media industry.

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 like HBO, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TNT, and TBS

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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