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Senior Accountant - Other Revenue

Discovery Inc
Knoxville, TN 37902
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Discovery Inc

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States,
Req ID: 30174


As Discovery's portfolio continues to grow around the world and across platforms the Global Finance & Accounting team is building systems that meet the world class standard for which Discovery is known. The Senior Accountant - Other Revenue will play an integral part in ensuring accuracy and transparency in financial reporting and revenue recognition.


  • Review and analyze customer contracts to determine proper revenue recognition in accordance with applicable pronouncements and company policies
  • Prepare/review revenue-related journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance with the companys revenue recognition policies and practices
  • Perform revenue cut-off procedures to ensure revenue is properly and accurately recorded for the period
  • Participate in monthly revenue analysis against forecast
  • Monitor the aging and activity of assigned customer accounts to ensure invoices/credit memos and cash are properly applied
  • Assist internal and external audit in their audit evaluation processes as requested
  • Cultivate strong internal partnerships with business unit personnel
  • Collaborate with the team to identify process improvements and efficiencies
  • Complete all work in a timely and accurate manner within established deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Perform other assignments/projects as required


What you need to have:
  • BS/BA in Accounting from an accredited university and 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong Excel and PC skills
  • Embrace continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to execute assigned duties; results oriented
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills; keeps relevant parties informed
  • Fosters positive working relationships across the organization at all levels
  • Legal right to work in the United States

Its a plus if you have:
  • US GAAP (ASC 606) revenue accounting experience
  • CPA or path towards CPA
  • SAP and/or Blackline experience
  • Previous experience reading/interpreting revenue contracts
  • Public accounting ?rm experience, particularly at Big 4 or large regional ?rm
  • Ability to understand and apply functional/technical and business knowledge to everyday work
  • Media and entertainment industry experience
  • Desire to learn/accept new or unfamiliar tasks
  • Capability to work in fast-paced & changing environment
  • Client/customer focused mentality
  • Desire to learn beyond daily job responsibilities/expand skillset
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to work under pressure and with agility
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Strong organizational skills and can prioritize multiple deliverables with competing deadlines


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Posted: 2021-10-13 Expires: 2021-11-14

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