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Financial Analyst, Digital Distribution- Paramount

10818

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Finance/Accounting
Los Angeles
Full-Time

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. 

 

The Financia Analyst is responsible for all accounting functions related to Domestic and International Digital Distribution of feature motion pictures.

 

Overview & Responsibilites

  • Review and analysis of Digital license agreements (interpret contractual terms; establish revenue recognition requirements; establish billing and payment terms).

  • Run royalty statement ingestion process with third party provider, Whip Media.

  • Handle royalty statement processing in Media Maestro accounting system.

  • Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for Mediamorph and Media Maestro.

  • Maintenance of product tables for Media morph and Media Maestro.

  • Lead general ledger maintenance for accounts related to Media Maestro.

  • Reconcile Medial Maestro key controls for month end close.

  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting and analysis.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, a focus in Accounting, Finance, or related area preferred

  • Experience with financial analysis, US GAAP and IFRS

 

Additional Qualifications

 

  • 2+ years related experience preferred

  • xperience in month end close and reporting preferred

  • Experience in entertainment industry preferred

  • Advance proficiency MS Office (specifically Excel)

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Self-starter with ability to proactively identify issues and propose resolutions

  • Excellent written & verbal communication and inter-personal skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines

 

 

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. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

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