Manager of Accounting

Atlanta, GA
Full Time
Turner
Requisition ID: 169446BR

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The Job

As trusted business advisors, the Accounting Business Services organization operates as a functionally aligned shared services center responsible for the end-to-end transactional financial operations across Turner's domestic businesses.

The organization is comprised of Operations & Personnel Services, Revenue Services, Order to Cash, and Procure to Pay. Accounting Business Services further supports the Finance & Accounting mission to be collaborative business partners to our colleagues for the benefit of our stakeholders. Specific group overview: General & Administrative (G&A) expenses.

The G&A team falls under Operations & Personnel Services in the Accounting Business Services organization. G&A team responsibilities include, but are not limited to: accounting for Direct Operating and G&A expenses for multiple domestic and international segments. The G&A team performs inter-company accounting and reporting between Turner and other Time Warner divisions. Additional responsibilities may include F/X re-measurement.

The Daily
  • Oversees the day-to-day accounting activities of the team
  • Lead the team in the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process
  • Review complex entries and supporting documentation
  • Evaluate the completeness and accuracy of analyses and understand the financial impact
  • Review and communicate detailed variance analyses to upper management
  • Analyze existing processes and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Lead special projects and proactively develop accurate ad hoc analyses for management to make informed decisions
  • Ensure proper internal controls are in place and all transactions are recorded timely and accurately in accordance with GAAP and established SOX requirements and procedures
  • Build, foster, and maintain good working relationships with members of the Accounting Business Services organization and stakeholders
The Essentials
  • 4-year degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Masters degree and/or CPA is preferred
  • 5+ years in relevant accounting experience (industry or public)
Well-qualified Accounting Manager candidates:
  • 2+ years of experience in leading teams and/or projects
  • Advanced analytical and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to articulate key information
  • Self-motivated and able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Initiative and willingness to take on additional responsibilities
  • High emphasis on teamwork, collaboration, data analysis, and process innovation
  • Detail-oriented and high energy
  • Unceasing curiosity and the courage to challenge the status quo
Preferred Experience:
  • Blend of both public and industry experience
  • Sox and internal audit experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
Other desired Experience:
  • PeopleSoft Financials, Hyperion, or any ERP systems
  • Media industry
The PerksTurner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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