1+ months

Manager, Consolidation

Discovery Communications
Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Job Code
    108227951

Discovery Communications


Requisition ID 22257
{}Career Category Finance
Posted Date 2019-03-04

Location US-TN-Knoxville
Type Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary:


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 Manager, Consolidation Accounting to join our Corporate Accounting team in Knoxville, TN.

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 Manager, Consolidation Accounting will be a part of the team responsible for closing the books for the Company. This individual will be responsible for performing and reviewing the accounting that accompanies a wide array of non-standard and complex areas to ensure compliance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and should be comfortable working directly with the Company's leadership team and internal and external auditors.



Responsibilities:


1. Performing and reviewing the accounting for complex transactions, including debt and derivatives.
2. Preparing documentation and analysis for hedge-accounting treatment
3. Collaborating with the Treasury team to ensure proper accounting for debt, derivative and investment activity
4. Working with our Technical Accounting & SEC Reporting teams to align and reflect non-standard accounting matters in the books and records of the company
5. Assisting with the facilitation of SEC reporting through process excellence and use of application systems and automation
6. Driving transformation and change in accounting processes and systems
7. Coordinating with the Company's global accounting teams around the world
8. Preparing and reviewing account reconciliations and rollforwards
9. Making decisions guided by established policies and procedures
10. Performing other duties and responsibilities as needed



Requirements:


What you need to have:
* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university
* Minimum of 5 years of experience and a strong understanding of US GAAP and SOX requirements
* Minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory/leadership role
* 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 in accounting for complex debt, derivative and investment transactions
* Experience with the financial close and consolidation of an SEC registrant
* Experience with SAP, Blackline and BPC / EPM strongly preferred
* Experience working directly with external auditors to resolve complex accounting and reporting issues
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills
* Capacity to effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
* Embraces change driven by evolving business initiatives and maintains positivity when time-sensitive milestones shift
* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure
* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels
* Experience implementing best practices that require significant innovation for improving processes by applying advanced understanding of complex functional/technical and business issues and challenges

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. <br><b>Discovery Communications</b><br><br><br><b>Requisition ID</b> 22257<br><b>{}Career Category</b> Finance<br><b>Posted Date</b> 2019-03-04<br><br><b>Location</b> US-TN-Knoxville<br><b>Type</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br><br><b>Position Summary:</b><br><br><br>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 Manager, Consolidation Accounting to join our Corporate Accounting team in Knoxville, TN.<br><br>Not familiar with Knoxville? <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 Post's Top 10 Places to Relocate to in the US and more.<br><br>The Manager, Consolidation Accounting will be a part of the team responsible for closing the books for the Company. This individual will be responsible for performing and reviewing the accounting that accompanies a wide array of non-standard and complex areas to ensure compliance with US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) and should be comfortable working directly with the Company's leadership team and internal and external auditors. <br><br><br><br><b>Responsibilities:</b><br><br><br>1. Performing and reviewing the accounting for complex transactions, including debt and derivatives.<br>2. Preparing documentation and analysis for hedge-accounting treatment<br>3. Collaborating with the Treasury team to ensure proper accounting for debt, derivative and investment activity<br>4. Working with our Technical Accounting & SEC Reporting teams to align and reflect non-standard accounting matters in the books and records of the company<br>5. Assisting with the facilitation of SEC reporting through process excellence and use of application systems and automation <br>6. Driving transformation and change in accounting processes and systems<br>7. Coordinating with the Company's global accounting teams around the world<br>8. Preparing and reviewing account reconciliations and rollforwards<br>9. Making decisions guided by established policies and procedures<br>10. Performing other duties and responsibilities as needed<br><br><br><br><b>Requirements:</b><br><br><br><strong>What you need to have:</strong><br>* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university <br>* Minimum of 5 years of experience and a strong understanding of US GAAP and SOX requirements<br>* Minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory/leadership role<br>* CPA required<br><br>* Must have the legal right to work in the United States<br><br><strong>It's a plus if you have:</strong><br>* Big 4 public accounting background<br>* Experience in accounting for complex debt, derivative and investment transactions<br>* Experience with the financial close and consolidation of an SEC registrant<br>* Experience with SAP, Blackline and BPC / EPM strongly preferred<br>* Experience working directly with external auditors to resolve complex accounting and reporting issues<br>* Excellent written and verbal communication skills<br>* Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills<br>* Capacity to effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment<br>* Embraces change driven by evolving business initiatives and maintains positivity when time-sensitive milestones shift<br>* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure<br>* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels<br>* Experience implementing best practices that require significant innovation for improving processes by applying advanced understanding of complex functional/technical and business issues and challenges<br><br>Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN<br><br></p><br><br>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 <a href="mailto:hr@discovery.com">HR@discovery.com.</a> <br><br> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/4ewamRsBjrjNTo6zuDrOw"> <br/><br/><br><br><strong>What you need to have:</strong><br>* BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university <br>* Minimum of 5 years of experience and a strong understanding of US GAAP and SOX requirements<br>* Minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory/leadership role<br>* CPA required<br><br>* Must have the legal right to work in the United States<br><br><strong>It's a plus if you have:</strong><br>* Big 4 public accounting background<br>* Experience in accounting for complex debt, derivative and investment transactions<br>* Experience with the financial close and consolidation of an SEC registrant<br>* Experience with SAP, Blackline and BPC / EPM strongly preferred<br>* Experience working directly with external auditors to resolve complex accounting and reporting issues<br>* Excellent written and verbal communication skills<br>* Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills<br>* Capacity to effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment<br>* Embraces change driven by evolving business initiatives and maintains positivity when time-sensitive milestones shift<br>* Ability to meet deadlines under pressure<br>* Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members at all levels<br>* Experience implementing best practices that require significant innovation for improving processes by applying advanced understanding of complex functional/technical and business issues and challenges<br><br>Knoxville, Tennessee, KX, TN<br><br>

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Posted: 2019-03-05 Expires: 2019-06-01

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