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Senior Revenue Accountant

Discovery Inc
Warszawa, Woj. Mazowieckie 02-952
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Discovery Inc

Location: Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland,
Req ID: 27043


As a key contributor to the Discovery Revenue Accounting team you will report into our Revenue Manager supporting the revenue accounting function in Discovery EMEA.

The Revenue Accounting Team is responsible for all aspects of revenue accounting for the whole EMEA including standard and non-standard deals at Discovery. The goal is to provide revenue accounting services in an effective, holistic and compliant way to meet the needs of our stakeholders including global Discovery Management and external Discovery stakeholders.

In this role, you need to have a strong understanding of the revenue recognition process & provide guidance. You will be responsible for End-to-End process covering contract interpretation, invoicing review & validation, raising corresponding accruals or deferring if necessary, following up with local business and FP&A teams and reconciling and reporting datasets at contract and customer level.


  • Review revenue related contracts as needed to determine proper revenue recognition in accordance with applicable regulations and company policies.
  • Provide clear direction of revenue recognition implications of the new and/or non-standard deal terms.
  • Apply IFRS revenue recognition knowledge
  • Participate in day-to-day, month and quarter end close activities (revenue assurance, account reconciliation, analysis and reporting) to ensure revenue is properly and accurately recorded for the period.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries. This will include recording of revenue, contra revenue, deferred revenue, bad debt reserves, transactions in multiple currencies and complex billing, accounting, and reporting issues.
  • Ensure monthly accounting entries and processes are strictly adhered to.
  • Suggest improvements and initiate automation (including RPA) of daily/monthly standard tasks in revenue (accounting) processes and workflows, including working with the finance transformation team.
  • Assist with the continuous review of revenue systems and business processes related to SAP and associated revenue systems.
  • Perform revenue related balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Prepare management reports and SEC schedules including applicable revenue-related analyses and metrics.
  • Assist with the maintenance and updating of internal controls for the contract to cash cycle and the related internal control compliance process.
  • Prepare SOX related documentation and perform and document testing activities.
  • Cultivate strong internal partnerships with business unit personnel.
  • Assist internal and external audit in their audit evaluation processes as requested to ensure the correctness and completeness within agreed timeline.
  • Work effectively with the billing, collections, FP&A and local business/sales team. Help create a culture of open communication and information transparency.


  • MS/MA in Accounting or Finance and at least 3 - 4 years of revenue accounting experience as senior in international environment.
  • BIG4 experience is considered an advantage.
  • Understanding of IFRS and/or US GAAP with focus on revenue recognition and bad debt provision standards is a must.
  • Strong problem-solving skills is a must.
  • Experience with large ERP system (SAP preferred).
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and PC skills.
  • Very good written and spoken English is a must, including excellent communication skills.
  • Results oriented, strong attention to details, accuracy, timeliness as well as strong organizational skills is a must.
  • Ability to work independently as well as working collaboratively with team members across the organization and prioritize multiple deliverables with competing deadlines.
  • Ability to work under conditions of pressure and adjust to urgent situations.
  • Proven ability to assess new challenges, identify areas for improvements, articulate action plans to management and follow through to implementation.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, able to work well with others.
  • Knowledge of the media / entertainment industry is considered an advantage.


Posted: 2021-09-07 Expires: 2021-10-09

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