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Analyst-Rev Acct Policy/Affil Compliance

Discovery Inc.
Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Job Code
    119126091
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Discovery Inc.


Analyst-Rev Acct Policy/Affil Compliance

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 26374
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 Financial Analyst – Revenue Accounting Policy & Affiliate Compliance in Knoxville, TN to join our Corporate 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 Financial Analyst role specifically includes but is not limited to: assisting with financial models, actively participating in the compliance process for a portfolio of accounts, financial & trending analysis, revenue recognition support, and month-end close participation.



Responsibilities

Analysis
1. Assist with developing and maintaining complex financial models of revenue contract terms using multiple data sources
2. Assist with monthly Revenue/Subscriber Flux analysis
3. Analyze historical data to recognize and monitor relevant trends
4. Produce ad hoc analysis to service interdepartmental customers

Compliance/Audits
1. Assist in the monitoring of Affiliate compliance with new and existing legal agreements
2. Prepare documentation for affiliate audit process

Financial & Accounting
1. Participate in the accounting review of significant distribution contract renewals
2. Calculate, record and monitor revenue accruals and reserves, as needed
3. Prepare assigned account reconciliations
4. Participate in the month-end close process, including preparation of journal entries
5. Clear review notes from management level reviews

Cross-functional collaboration
1. At times, may be required to work directly with FP&A, Global Business Shared Services, Technical Accounting, Sales and/or Legal to perform job functions
2. Work directly with Auditors (Internal/External) to provide information and fieldwork deliverables

Perform other duties as assigned



Qualifications

What you need to have:
* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university
* 1-2 years prior work experience, internships inclusive
* Path to CPA required
* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

It’s a plus if you have:
* Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and critical thinking
* Advanced knowledge in working with complex spreadsheets and/or experience in robotics/automation
* Proficient in MS Excel, including advanced formulas and data analysis
* Experience with SAP and Blackline
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Embraces change driven by evolving business initiatives and maintains positivity when time-sensitive milestones shift
* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels
* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
* Ability to work efficiently, and design/implement process improvements
* Highly organized and able to execute priorities effectively
* Capable of working with sensitive and confidential topics
* Comfortable working in fast-paced, rapidly changing environment

knoxville, knox, knx, tennessee, tn

Discovery 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.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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.

PI119126091

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Analyst-Rev Acct Policy/Affil Compliance</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 26374<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 Financial Analyst Revenue Accounting Policy & Affiliate Compliance in Knoxville, TN to join our Corporate Accounting team.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><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 Financial Analyst role specifically includes but is not limited to: assisting with financial models, actively participating in the compliance process for a portfolio of accounts, financial & trending analysis, revenue recognition support, and month-end close participation. </p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>Analysis</em><br />1. Assist with developing and maintaining complex financial models of revenue contract terms using multiple data sources<br />2. Assist with monthly Revenue/Subscriber Flux analysis<br />3. Analyze historical data to recognize and monitor relevant trends<br />4. Produce ad hoc analysis to service interdepartmental customers</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>Compliance/Audits</em><br />1. Assist in the monitoring of Affiliate compliance with new and existing legal agreements<br />2. Prepare documentation for affiliate audit process</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>Financial & Accounting</em><br />1. Participate in the accounting review of significant distribution contract renewals<br />2. Calculate, record and monitor revenue accruals and reserves, as needed<br />3. Prepare assigned account reconciliations<br />4. Participate in the month-end close process, including preparation of journal entries<br />5. Clear review notes from management level reviews</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>Cross-functional collaboration</em><br />1. At times, may be required to work directly with FP&A, Global Business Shared Services, Technical Accounting, Sales and/or Legal to perform job functions<br />2. Work directly with Auditors (Internal/External) to provide information and fieldwork deliverables</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>Perform other duties as assigned</em></p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>What you need to have:</em><br />* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university<br />* 1-2 years prior work experience, internships inclusive <br />* Path to CPA required<br />* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"> </p><p style="margin: 0px;"><em>Its a plus if you have: </em><br />* Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and critical thinking<br />* Advanced knowledge in working with complex spreadsheets and/or experience in robotics/automation <br />* Proficient in MS Excel, including advanced formulas and data analysis<br />* Experience with SAP and Blackline<br />* Excellent written and verbal communication skills <br />* Embraces change driven by evolving business initiatives and maintains positivity when time-sensitive milestones shift<br />* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels<br />* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure<br />* Ability to work efficiently, and design/implement process improvements<br />* Highly organized and able to execute priorities effectively<br />* Capable of working with sensitive and confidential topics<br />* Comfortable working in fast-paced, rapidly changing environment</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">knoxville, knox, knx, tennessee, tn</span></p>Discovery 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/qq4BaMfLZ5eRHAekUordw"> <p>PI119126091</p>

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