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Billing Analyst - Other Revenue

Discovery Inc
Knoxville, TN 37902
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    123401667
Discovery Inc

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37901
Req ID: 500

Discovery hires the very best and brightest talent who are enthusiastic and passionate to fulfill the company's mission of empowering people to explore their world and satisfy their curiosity.

In exchange for their talent and drive, employees are provided with an engaging, diverse workplace and the resources they need to learn, thrive and grow in their careers.

Job 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 Billing Analyst supporting Other Revenue activities in Knoxville, TN to join our Global Business Services ("GBS") team.

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The Billing Analyst will be responsible for invoicing a portfolio of licensing agreements and also proactively monitoring the aging related to this portfolio, keeping respective business owners aware of compliance issues. The Billing Analyst reports to the Senior Manager Revenue Accounting and supports the Senior Revenue Accountant as determined necessary and appropriate.

Responsibilities

Invoice customers for the other revenue stream, including: merchandise, home video, program sales and other miscellaneous licensing contracts ensuring compliance with invoicing terms between Discovery and the licensing partner
Monitor contract terms to ensure payment schedules are adhered to
Provide reporting and perform analysis on customer aging and focus on aged items for follow up
Contributing to processes that enable faster cash collections
Assist the Other Revenue team with Cash Application and research
Perform routine other revenue journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
Assist with SEC Templates/Flux analysis
Assist with SOX controls (as requested)
Assist with Internal and External Audit requests
Support Revenue Accounting by providing actionable information as it relates to new/changes in contract terms which could have a financial impact
Provide excellent customer service to internal business partner and external customers.
Collaborate with the team to identify process improvements and efficiencies
Maintain strict confidentiality of the contractual arrangements between Discovery and its partners
Perform other special projects as required

Requirements

*Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or accounting

*Effective writing and verbal communication skills; required to communicate authoritatively with all levels of Discovery personnel as well as external customers

*Strong analytical and business skills including the ability to grasp the "big picture" while also maintaining a strong detail orientation
*Continuous improvement mindset
*Strong attention to detail
*Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment
*Ability to prioritize
*Desire to grow skillset beyond current role

*Intermediate proficiency in Excel required

*Candidate should have a general understanding of accounting principles

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

It's a plus if you have:
*Experience in either a Compliance, Legal or Accounting department *Proven experience in contract invoicing *Proficiency of SAP *Experience in creating financial and other data models and/or building databases
History with working with licensing agreements
Experience in Media industry

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.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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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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Posted: 2020-09-07 Expires: 2020-10-09

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