Financial Analyst Financial Statements

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN


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, Financial Statements in Knoxville, TN to join our Accounting team.

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Job Description:

The Financial Analyst, Financial Statements will be a part of the team responsible for assisting with closing the books for the Company and generating the financial statements incompliance with US GAAP. They should be comfortable working directly with senior management of the company as well as the external auditors.

What you will be doing:

o Assists with the preparation of the company's financial statements including guarantor and joint venture reporting

o Helps facilitate SEC reporting through process excellence and use of systems and automation

o Assists with driving transformation and change in accounting processes and systems

o Prepares consolidation journal entries, intercompany entries, and consolidates divisional and subsidiary financial accounts on a timely and accurate basis for inclusion in internal and external financial statements

o Coordinates with accounting teams around the world

o Make decisions guided by established policies and procedures

o Other duties and responsibilities as needed

What you need to have:

o BS/BA in related discipline from an accredited university

o Minimum of 1 year of experience and a strong understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP), IFRS, and SOX requirements

o CPA required

It's a plus if you have:

o Big 4 public accounting background

o Experience with the financial consolidation of an SEC registrant

o Experience with Hyperion, Peoplesoft or SAP strongly preferred

o Experience working directly with external auditors to resolve complex accounting and reporting issues

o Experience with guarantor financial statement preparation

o Experience with the preparation of joint venture financial statements

o Excellent written and verbal communication skills

o Attention to detail, accuracy and strong organizational skills

o Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

o Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

o Must be able to work collaboratively with cross-functional team members

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About Discovery, Inc.

Discovery is the global leader in real life entertainment, serving passionate fans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year across deeply loved content genres.

Available in 220 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery is a platform innovator, reaching viewers on all screens and services, from linear, free-to-air and pay–TV channels to digital products and streaming services, to social and mobile-first content and formats. Discovery's portfolio of premium brands includes Discovery Channel, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, Turbo/Velocity, Animal Planet, and Science Channel, as well as OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network in the U.S., Discovery Kids in Latin America, and Eurosport, the leading provider of locally relevant, premium sports and Home of the Olympic Games across Europe.