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Senior Finance Analyst - Compensation & Benefits

Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: Budapest, HU

Company: ViacomCBS


Paramount is home to the leading portfolio of global, multi-platform entertainment brands, including Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV and Paramount Channel among others. Additionally, we provide brand and content licensing, sales, digital, mobile and streaming distribution rights and other services and solutions for our partners across several countries.


In our offices located all over the world, we all share the passion for bringing the best of multimedia entertainment in all its forms, on multiple platforms, to kids, youth and families, for diverse tastes, with local flavors. Through television, film, digital content, live events, merchandise, studio production and more, we connect with billions of people in nearly every country in the world.


Our Budapest shared service center supports the worldwide financial and accounting operation of Paramount and reports to the New York HQ.




The Senior Analyst will provide support to Financial and Business colleagues and assist in financial planning as well as promoting financial discipline. Key components of the role include assisting with financial evaluation, reporting, analysis and data processing for compensation and headcount for the Company with focus on the regions within a cluster.


The Snr. Analyst will provide financial reporting and analytical support to be used for strategic and tactical decision-making, long range financial plans, annual operating plan and forecast cycles. In addition, the Snr. Analyst will support various stakeholders across the business by understanding their human resource requirements and monitor their financial performance to drive business results.




  • Assist in the preparation of the Long Range Plan, Annual Operating Plan, Quarterly Outlook and Monthly Financial Reviews for compensation and headcounts in collaboration with business partners and Finance colleagues aligned with the Company’s fiscal calendar. Plans must align to corporate deliverables and timeline, be accurate and tied to financial strategic targets.
  • Partner with the finance and human resource teams to collect accurate information and input data into financial systems.
  • Review data submissions prior to upload into the planning tool.
  • Upload the budgets and forecasts into the planning tool and apply any changes in assumptions in a timely manner.
  • Process financial data related to compensation and incentive bonuses based on contracted information, department performance, regional and country requirements.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date headcount and compensation data within the planning tool.
  • Compare data to budget and approved headcount metrics and report variances to business partners and leaders.
  • Help prepare and consolidate various ad hoc analysis, reports and information requests.




Must-have Requirements:

  • BSC/ MSC degree in Accounting/ Finance or related field
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in a broad range of Finance
  • Strong business English language skills both oral and written (preferably C1 or above)
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Outlook, Internet Explorer, MS Project, MS SharePoint)



  • Advantage if candidate is a CPA, ACCA (or equivalent)
  • Prior Big Four experience
  • Experience in HFM, Longview and SAP
  • Experience in the Media and Entertainment industry
  • Strong working knowledge of general accounting principles, concepts and processes (US GAAP/IFRS)
  • Macros, Business Intelligence/ Objects, Tableau knowledge


Key Competencies:

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with attention to details
  • Strive to identify process efficiency/ effectiveness improvement opportunities and propose suggestions
  • Strive to be recognized by stakeholders as a business partner
  • Proven record of involvement in process improvement projects to enhance process efficiency and effectiveness and propose suggestions
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to challenges and issue resolution
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and show ownership and accountability for assigned tasks and meet deadlines
  • Team player with a cooperative attitude and mature personality who acts as a role model to less senior team members
  • Ability to juggle multiple and frequently changing priorities




We believe you will enjoy working with us because:

  • We have access to several well-being support tools like Headspace, Employee Assistance Program, Ginger, Thrive and more
  • Our recently launched private health insurance program can give you an opportunity to reach private clinics in many cases
  • Our monthly cafeteria package includes OTP SZÉP card, car sharing option, nursury and home loan support
  • All You Can Move sportpass registration is possible
  • We have the possibility to join Employee Resource Groups and social communities as we are a highly inclusive multinational and multicultural entertainment company in an exciting and dynamic sector
  • We have an award-winning office with a unique and supportive working environment (currently limited office visit possibility in line with our health & safety guidelines, on a long run we are planning to go to hybrid mode with 3 days expected in the office/week)
  • We have several optional self-development possibilities and platforms (e.g. global internal learning platform with several trainings to new joiners, people managers and for us all, Linkedin Learning, etc.)
  • We have complex tasks with real added value, get support from the senior leaders but also get space to work independently and also for teamwork




Please, provide us with your CV in English with the followings: name and surname, your phone number and e-mail address you wish us to use during the recruitment process, education, professional qualifications, professional experience (i.e. employment history).


„ By applying for this role I hereby state that I read and understood Viacom’s recruitment related privacy notice („Notice”, ) and that I accept the Notice’s conditions. I hereby give my consent for Viacom to process my above indicated personal data (name, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.) and the additional personal data that may be included in my CV and cover or motivation letter in the course of the recruitment related procedure for the purposes set forth in the Notice (primarily the evaluation of the applications submitted for the respective job advertisements).”