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Financial Analyst - Consolidation

Discovery Inc.
Knoxville, TN 37902
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    118926316
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Discovery Inc.


Financial Analyst - Consolidation

US-TN-Knoxville

Job ID: 26322
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, Consolidation 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 Financial Analyst, Consolidation will be part of a team responsible for performing the global consolidation of the Company, facilitating the close of the accounting books, and generating financial statements in compliance with US GAAP. This individual should be comfortable working directly with senior management of the company as well as internal and external auditors.

This individual will also be involved in the financial systems maintenance of the company, including potential developments and implementations of accounting and financial consolidation systems.



Responsibilities

1. Facilitates corporate accounting close through process excellence and use of systems and automation
2. Initiates and performs maintenance and setup of the accounting chart of accounts in the ERP system
3. Works closely with the Financial Systems team to ensure proper accounting system functionality and operation while maintaining compliance with relevant financial reporting standards
4. Partners with Technical Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax and SEC reporting to establish proper accounting system structure in order to accurately reflect accounting matters in the books and records of the company
5. Develops custom reports to meet accounting and financial reporting requirements
6. Prepares consolidation journal entries, system reconciliations, and other ad hoc requests as necessary on a timely and accurate basis
7. Coordinates with accounting teams around the world
8. Prepares fluctuation analyses for the consolidated company
9. Provides audit and other documentation as requested from internal and external auditors, tax, financial planning and analysis, etc.
10. Supports transformation and change in accounting processes and systems to meet changing business needs, including ERP and consolidation system migrations and implementations
11. Assists with the preparation of the company’s financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, etc.) including internal, external (SEC Filings), and joint venture reporting
12. Other duties and responsibilities as needed



Qualifications

What you need to have:
* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university
* Minimum of 1 years of experience and a strong understanding of US GAAP, IFRS, and SOX requirements
* CPA or path to CPA required

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

It’s a plus if you have:
* Big 4 or public accounting background
* Experience working with accounting and consolidation systems
* Experience with the financial close and consolidation of an SEC registrant
* Experience working directly with internal and external auditors to resolve complex accounting, consolidation, and reporting issues
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
* Capacity to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels

knoxville, tennessee, knox, knx, 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.

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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 Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Financial Analyst - Consolidation</b><br/><br/>US-TN-Knoxville<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 26322<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, Consolidation in Knoxville, TN to join our Accounting team.<br /><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.<br /><br />The Financial Analyst, Consolidation will be part of a team responsible for performing the global consolidation of the Company, facilitating the close of the accounting books, and generating financial statements in compliance with US GAAP. This individual should be comfortable working directly with senior management of the company as well as internal and external auditors.<br /><br />This individual will also be involved in the financial systems maintenance of the company, including potential developments and implementations of accounting and financial consolidation systems.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Facilitates corporate accounting close through process excellence and use of systems and automation<br />2. Initiates and performs maintenance and setup of the accounting chart of accounts in the ERP system<br />3. Works closely with the Financial Systems team to ensure proper accounting system functionality and operation while maintaining compliance with relevant financial reporting standards<br />4. Partners with Technical Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, Tax and SEC reporting to establish proper accounting system structure in order to accurately reflect accounting matters in the books and records of the company<br />5. Develops custom reports to meet accounting and financial reporting requirements <br />6. Prepares consolidation journal entries, system reconciliations, and other ad hoc requests as necessary on a timely and accurate basis<br />7. Coordinates with accounting teams around the world<br />8. Prepares fluctuation analyses for the consolidated company<br />9. Provides audit and other documentation as requested from internal and external auditors, tax, financial planning and analysis, etc.<br />10. Supports transformation and change in accounting processes and systems to meet changing business needs, including ERP and consolidation system migrations and implementations<br />11. Assists with the preparation of the companys financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow, etc.) including internal, external (SEC Filings), and joint venture reporting<br />12. Other duties and responsibilities as needed</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 />* Minimum of 1 years of experience and a strong understanding of US GAAP, IFRS, and SOX requirements<br />* CPA or path to 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;"><em>Its a plus if you have:</em><br />* Big 4 or public accounting background<br />* Experience working with accounting and consolidation systems<br />* Experience with the financial close and consolidation of an SEC registrant <br />* Experience working directly with internal and external auditors to resolve complex accounting, consolidation, and reporting issues<br />* Excellent written and verbal communication skills<br />* Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills<br />* Capacity to multi-task in a fast-paced environment<br />* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure<br />* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">knoxville, tennessee, knox, knx, 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/JBwNrQHKJ82wIPJVfYyLw"> <p>PI118926316</p>

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