HBO Accountant, Home Entertainment

New York City, New York
HBO Accountant, Home Entertainment
Aug 23, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

OVERALL SUMMARY: Responsible for financial and operational reporting and analysis for the HBO Home Entertainment segment reporting to the Manager Distribution Operations and Reporting.



  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting and related analysis, including comparisons to forecasts, budgets, and prior year.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries and related analysis while ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
  • Reconcile all related P&L and Balance Sheet accounts
  • Provide day-to-day financial support to the HBO Home Entertainment team related to marketing expenses and the Purchase Order accrual and analysis process.
  • Review and analyze monthly marketing spend and collaborate with forecast team to identify variances and ensure accurate expense recognition.
  • Proactive involvement in defining process improvements, develop and maintain standardized reporting documents and best practices in order to optimize efficiencies and improve quality of analysis.
  • Become proficient in financial and reporting systems (e.g. Oracle, Smartview, GL Wand, Hyperion, etc.)
  • Perform special projects and ad-hoc reconciliations upon request.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years professional and/or public accounting experience.
  • Experience in the entertainment industry a plus.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a high volume, team oriented environment.
  • Highly motivated self-starter who can handle multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • A strong working knowledge of financial systems and reporting tools required. Experience with Oracle, Smartview and Business Objects a plus.

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