Senior Financial Analyst

Division

Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type

Full Time

Interests

Finance/Accounting

Location

United States - California - Burbank

Posted Date

Nov. 30, 2020

Req Number

179961BR

Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others. Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Business Unit Overview

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Looney Tunes and Harry Potter.

The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

To be successful at WBCP, you must have a willingness to model our values and behaviors, champion diversity and inclusion, leverage data and insights to maximize the legacy of our deep brands and franchises while maintaining a commitment to fostering best-in-class talent.

Opportunity Overview

The Job

Warner Bros. Consumer Products Inc. seeks a Senior Financial Analyst for the DCPUS Finance department. WBCP Finance seeks Senior Financial Analyst with an emphasis in supporting the financial planning, analysis and strategies for the division’s products and experiences businesses.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera.

The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

To be successful at WBCP, you must have a willingness to model our values and behaviors, champion diversity and inclusion, leverage data and insights to maximize the legacy of our deep brands and franchises while maintaining a commitment to fostering best-in-class talent.

The Daily
  • Plays a key support role to finance team, category managers and regional teams in aggregating financial estimates and accruals for licensees.
  • Performs data validations and other analytics to ensure that estimates are reported by line of business, territory and franchise/title.
  • Prepares and delivers reports to help senior leaderships make decisions to effectively track their results against targets and strategic goals.
  • Provides support for division’s marketing and other expense reporting and planning activities.
  • Supports financial modeling and scenario planning for new business opportunities.
  • Prepares analysis supporting license renewals, modifications and other contractual arrangements that are in evaluation by the business.
  • Works closely with Global Operations Center of Excellence in testing protocols for licensee forecasts and other business process improvements that are part of the CP Technology Upgrade Program.
  • Other special projects as required.

The Essentials
  • 4+ years previous work experience in fast paced, deadline driven business/financial planning and analysis environment
  • Previous experience in an e-commerce, social commerce or digital environment a plus. International experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Finance or a related field required. CPA or MBA preferred
  • Advanced Excel required (pivot tables, macros, formulas), with proficiency with other MS Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Access). Tableau experience a plus.
  • Must have excellent analytic skills
  • Must possess a high level of intellectual curiosity that sparks communication, collaboration, and innovation. Must have a willingness to look beyond surface requirements.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and tactfully with persons at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to adapt and be agile amongst a changing environment. Be able to translate complex problems into solutions.
  • Must be willing to collaborate with management and peers to advance team and company goals.
  • Must be detail-oriented, with the ability to understand written and oral instructions.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work well under time constraints
  • Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be willing to expand knowledge relating to industry trends.
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.