Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.
We are looking for Senior Financial Analyst in MP Group Reporting who will be responsible for various accounting and reporting matters in support of Paramount Pictures International with a focus on reconciliations, analytics and reporting!
Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Perform monthly and quarterly journal entries in support of close, including: Revenue and distribution cost accruals, Barter and gross-to-net transactions, Sub Distributor receivables and cash application, Royalties and participations, Title allocations
Prepare quarterly results package, P&L and Balance Sheet variance analysis
Prepare management reporting and analysis focused on global film performance
Review contracts and propose accounting treatment
Reconcile sub-system feeds to G/L
Support in-territory Business Decision Support personnel with ad-hoc reporting and analysis
Support audit requests
Special projects as requested by management
Bachelors Degree required, in Finance or Accounting Preferred
2+ years related finance experience with financial analysis, US GAAP, IFRS
Entertainment industry experience preferred
Experience with SAP (R3), Business Warehouse (BW), Hyperion & Essbase preferred
Strong excel skills including lookups, and modeling
Ability to research and apply advanced financial and accounting concepts
Ability to prioritize a high volume workload and handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet strict deadlines
Self-starter with ability to proactively identify issues and propose resolutions
Strong attention to detail and results driven work ethic
Strong oral and written communication skills
Internal Number: 5352
Viacom creates original entertainment content for every audience, on every screen around the world. The company's brands strive for creative excellence and cultural impact across programming, motion pictures and digital experiences that live online, on mobile and via apps.Through television and digital media platforms, Viacom and its brands connect with kids, youth and adults. They develop original, authentic content for distinct audiences including the Millennial Generation, African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, LGBT viewers, the American heartland and more. Across the globe, Viacom reaches viewers in more than 160 countries with global and locally produced content.