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Sr Accountant, CBS Studio Finance


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Studio City

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

CBS Studios Controllership is seeking a highly motivated Senior Accountant that is a self-starter and teammate. You are detailed oriented, organized, and possess good interpersonal skills. This position will work with other departments and divisions within the corporation. 

Overview and Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: 
•    Accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting of assigned business units and the consolidation of those results. Includes monthly, quarterly, and annual preparation and presentation to management. 
•    Perform financial statement variance analysis and deliver results to management. 
•    Assist with quarterly internal / external audit requests. 
•    Reconciliation, mapping, and upload of external accounting files for CBS Stages and other partnerships. 
•    Monthly Inventory analysis and quarterly five-year analysis and rollforward. 
•    Perform controls testing to ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley regulations. 
•    Preparation of ad-hoc reports and special projects. 
•    Submission of financial statements to corporate. 
•    Preparation of inventory schedules, including variance analysis from plan and prior month or quarter. 
•    Preparation of the monthly balance sheet as well as quarterly supplemental balance sheet rollforwards and other supporting schedules. 
•    Performing accounting and financial reporting system implementation and enhancement testing and continuously looking to identify process improvements. 
•    Preparation and input of journal entries necessary for month/quarter/year end accruals and recurring journals. 

Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
•    3-5+ years of comprehensive accounting experience 

Additional Qualifications:
•    Entertainment industry experience a plus 
•    CPA preferred
•    SAP experience a plus 
•    Cognos experience a plus 
•    Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills 
•    Strong work ethic that takes ownership of assigned areas and can perform a variety of time sensitive tasks 
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills 
•    Works well in a team-oriented environment 
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) and able to learn other software applications 
•    A mix of public and private industry preferred 


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.



At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles