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Executive, Revenue Accounting

Discovery Inc
Gurugram, HR 122001
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Discovery Inc

Location: Gurgaon, Haryana, India,
Req ID: 31210



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

Available in 230 countries and territories and 50 languages, Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world, reaching over 3 Billion viewers on all screens including TV, Digital and Mobile.

Discovery is a platform innovator evolving to become a direct-to-consumer leader to reaching viewers across all screens through TV Everywhere products such as the GO portfolio of apps and Discovery Kids Play; direct-to-consumer streaming services such as Eurosport Player and Motor Trend OnDemand; and digital-first and social content from Spoon University and Genius Kitchen as well as Group Nine Media, which is home to brands including The Dodo, NowThis, Thrillist and Seeker.

Discoverys 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. Discovery also has a strong portfolio of free-to-air channels across Europe making it a leading broadcaster in a number of countries, including Norway, Sweden, Italy, Poland, Germany and the UK.

As a purpose-driven company, we are dedicated to not only entertaining but inspiring. For 30 years we have told stories that entertain, inspire and enlighten our viewers around the world, about the world. But our work doesnt stop there. We are committed to making the world a better place by leveraging our market-leading global platform, and by extending the reach and influence of like-minded organizations and causes. We also are dedicated to employee volunteerism across the globe.


Discovery India, the countrys leading infotainment player, is dedicated to satisfying curiosity, engaging and entertaining viewers with high-quality content through its portfolio of 12 channels including Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Discovery HD World, Discovery Science, Discovery Turbo, Discovery Kids, Animal Planet HD World, TLC HD World, Discovery Tamil and a premium sports channel DSPORT. From survival to natural history, wonders of science to extreme jobs, motoring to travel and lifestyle, and the latest engineering marvels to original content productions to live sporting events, each channel offers distinct must-watch programming to engage viewers across the country.

Discovery Communications India is a division of Discovery Networks Asia Pacific (DNAP).

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Discovery is at its best when bringing the world a little closer together. Discovery is dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that is deeply rooted in our core values, supports employees and social justice, and drives an award-winning culture. #Diversity, #Equity and #Inclusion are embedded at our core, underpin the impactful stories we tell and drive our passion to make a difference. We want our teams to reflect communities from all parts of the world, and remain committed to a culture of belonging and empowerment for all. It is the diverse minds, voices and perspectives of our people that fuel our most innovative ideas, deliver our greatest moments and push us forward to achieve more.

Our Guiding Principles define the character and spirit of our employees and how we operate: We are One Team, Creative Dreamers, Doers, Consumer Obsessed, Global, Quick and Agile, Purposeful, and we Do the Right Thing.

We are here today because we value the different experiences and therefore different perspectives in our teams and that is what makes us formidable.

We really want our leaders to model these principles, and to infuse them into everything we do. This really gets to the very core of Discovery our spirit, our attitudes and aspirations our ethos.

These powerful words and phrases define who we are as a company and we hope our leaders practice every time they are setting goals, making decisions and model the behaviors.

Discovery is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to affirmative action. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, nationality, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions) sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, or political views.

Context of the role:

This individual will be primarily responsible for:
  • Leading the Revenue month-end close and related reporting and analysis,
  • Ensuring all accounting activity is properly documented and in accordance with SOX controls and internal policy,
  • Performing technical accounting research on ad hoc issues,
  • Documenting and continuously improving processes.
  • Ad hoc travel between DNAP offices may be required.

  • Responsibilities

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, review, analyze, and/or record Revenue Accounting entries to the general ledger (G/L) for month-end closing. This will include recording of revenue, contra revenue, deferred revenue, and complex billing, accounting, and reporting issues.
  • Prepare and ensure all documentation for G/L entries meets company policy and SOX compliance and is properly maintained.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations to ensure G/L information is accurate, consistent, traceable, and auditable. Ensure all relevant account reconciliations are prepared and reviewed monthly.
  • Assist with internal and external audit work, including coordinating the Revenue Accounting request list and SOX testing with the auditors.
  • Prepare, edit and update documentation for the DNAP Revenue accounting and compliance process manual.
  • Learn the functionality of the Revenue billing systems, SAP and the affiliate/ad sales revenue process.
  • Apply knowledge of the fundamental tasks in order to continuously recommend and implement process improvements.
  • Lead cross department meetings, prepare agendas, schedule meetings, document and track action items. Escalate issues as appropriate. Own issues and drive issue resolution.
  • Perform special or routine projects or duties as assigned.
  • Effectively and independently manage deadlines and multiple and conflicting priorities.
  • Prepare info for DNI quarterly SEC reporting templates.
  • Demonstrate full ownership and completion of tasks.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with revenue team and other teams.
  • Work effectively with the DNAP AR team. Help create a culture of open communication and information transparency.

  • Qualifications

  • Bachelors or CA Inter or masters degree in accounting.
  • More than 2 years of accounting and reporting experience.
  • Preferred understanding of US GAAP for revenue recognition
  • Experience with enterprise information systems, SAP a strong plus and preferred.
  • Knowledge of media / entertainment industry preferred.
  • Superior ability to organize, analyze and concisely present oral and written communication.
  • Experience with international accounting and foreign currency transactions a strong plus.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, Excel in particular.
  • High integrity individual. Critical thinker and extremely detail-oriented.
  • Motivated by challenging, high-energy, flexible environment.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, able to work well with others.
  • Legal right to work in India with English language fluency.

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