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Accounting intern


Budapest, HU


Paramount Global 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, Paramount+ and Pluto TV, among others. Paramount 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.


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 the most 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.




We are looking for enthusiastic accounting interns to support our Record-to-Report teams in our Budapest office. Your application would be considered for all these teams of general ledger, intercompany, statutory, programming and cash operations accounting, where we are currently looking for a newcomer.



Tasks might vary depending on the team but would definitely cover some of the following:

  • Help us account for the films and series we purchase from studios to air on our channels from their initial recognition until their retirement
  • Book entries into the accounting system, register and reconcile Purchase Orders and Internal Orders, maintain PO-s of different vendors, contribute to a healthy vendor relationship
  • Achieve mastery in working with SAP spreadsheets and reporting tools: generate and prepare standard reports and back up; prepare and post statutory adjustments, etc
  • Support Balance Sheet reconciliation
  • Support and assist the team with the external audit requests, work directly with other RTR teams and external auditors therefore you can get to know a lot of new people intside and outside Viacom
  • Perform internal review of audit deliverables
  • Help out colleagues in invoice or PO related questions


If you are more deeply interested in the how the above exercises appear team-wise, we collected for you:


Programming Accounting team

  • Process requests for creating project and asset master data, set budget on the projects
  • Maintain programming payment schedules based on contract review
  • Raise purchase orders and perform goods receipting for contractual obligations arising from license agreements
  • Generate and analyze open purchase order reports, close fully invoiced PO lines and POs
  • Prepare and park journal entries
  • Query reports from SAP and LVDETINT and assist other team members in preparing reports, reconciliations based on these related to Programming, Fixed Assets and Lease


Fixed Assets Accounting team

  • Creating fixed asset projects, assets and purchase orders, recording monthly amortization
  • Actively manage the ViacomCBS lease contracts in our lease portfolio system and in our SAP ledger
  • Recording journal entries related to prepayments and other reclasses
  • Preparing reconciliation, roll forward reports and other reports related to programming assets and liabilities


General ledger Accounting team

  • Booking expense accruals and prepayments for month-end closing
  • Preparing balance sheet reconciliations
  • Helping senior team members with clearing the books and creating purchase orders
  • Administrative and audit related tasks



Main Requirements:

  • Active, full-time training student status in a Hungarian university/ college is a must as well as the ability & eligibility to work at least 30 hours/week Ongoing Economics/ Finance/ Accounting BSC/ MSC studies (preferably at least 2 semester of Accounting course)
  • Confident business English language skills both oral and written, Hungarian language knowledge is an advantage
  • Confidence in using MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Problem solving and issue resolution mindset
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Demonstrate ownership for own tasks
  • Good communication skills with willingness to present in workgroup




We believe you will enjoy working with us because:


  • We are a part of an exciting sector, a dynamic and highly inclusive multinational and multicultural entertainment company
  • 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 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”, https://www.viacom.com/recruitment-privacy-notice-eea-switzerland ) 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).”



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.