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 a Financial Analyst who will play a key role in the corporate controllership area including preparing and parking journals, reporting, analysis, and related tasks. In addition, this position will be an integral part of preparing the support to consolidate and report to ViacomCBS!
Performs day to day inter-company accounting and reporting tasks. Prepares journal entries to reflect activity between Paramount business units and ViacomCBS corporate, reconciles and confirms balances with intercompany partners, and provides reports to Paramount corporate planning, overhead, and capital budgeting groups.
Provides support for banking transaction process, reconciles outstanding check lists, and clears corporate lockbox receipts and other unapplied cash. Investigates and follows up on suspense and other open items.
Reconciles corporate balance sheet accounts
Analyzes key corporate earnings accounts
Performs accounting and record-keeping functions, including insurance allocations, legal fee accruals, as well as other recurring entries
Prepares corporate reporting deliverables
Monitors and clears suspense, clearing, and conversion accounts, ensuring they net to zero
Prepares corporate journal entries and ensures all have been approved, posted, and have appropriate supporting documentation
Performs other ad hoc tasks and participates in special projects as assigned
Bachelor’s degree required, in Finance or Accounting preferred
1+ years accounting experience with knowledge of US GAAP
Proficiency with MS Word and Excel
SAP General Ledger experience preferred
Previous experience with Hyperion systems preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the soft personal skills needed to collect accurate information from a wide network of people in a timely manner
Must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical and organizational skills
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines
Ability to work independently
Proven ability to perform detailed research and to provide solution driven results
Internal Number: 5241
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.