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Financial Analyst Corporate Controller


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

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

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, in Finance or Accounting preferred
  • 1+ years accounting experience with knowledge of US GAAP
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Excel

Additional qualifications:

  • 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



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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles