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Human Resources Generalist


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Human Resources
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 an HR professional to lead all aspects of Employment Contract administrative duties which includes generating reports, entering changes / requests into the system, maintaining records, updating tracker, processing changes and ensuring timely management of all Employment Contracts across the business divisions!


Responsibilities include:

  • Prepares and tracks all salary actions which includes maintaining employee folders: updated job descriptions, resumes and completion of compensation action form.
  • Partners with Senior HR business partner to lead and coordinate: annual merit increases; STIP & LTIP planning; and annual overhead budget planning. This includes preparing worksheets, attending senior level meetings to solicit recommendations, entering recommendations into system, managing the merit/STIP pools and partnering with Compensation to ensure accuracy, timeliness and on time delivery.
  • Proactively identifies employee relations issues, partners with HR Legal to conduct appropriate investigations, provides data analytics and develops next steps in concert with Senior HR business partner, HR Legal and impacted employees to address employee concerns and mitigate company exposure and risk.
  • Partners with Organization and People Development team to provide support and services in the areas of performance management, employee engagement and training & development.
  • In partnership with senior HRG, provides support and direction to supervisors and managers in addressing performance issues, feedback and counseling sessions.
  • Researches and analyzes HR statistics to support a wide variety of initiatives: Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Planning, Compensation and Talent Acquisition.
  • Assists Senior HRG with organization restructuring, RIFs and other change initiatives.
  • Assists with administration of company-wide human resources policies, procedures and practices in accordance with stated corporate objectives and federal and stated legal requirements.
  • Takes ownership of PeopleSoft integrity to include necessary data entry, partnering with HRIS and Benefits on projects, updates and information requests.
  • Maintains and establishes awareness and understanding of employment law, industry trends, current practices and new developments.
  • Develops robust and positive relationships with the Human Resources team throughout the organization to identify best practices, share knowledge and work together on continuous process improvement and efficiencies – for example: The Unlearning Initiative.
  • Provides counseling and hands-on support to address employee related business matters under the supervision of senior HRG.
  • Partners with recruitment in sourcing and selection of open positions
  • Follows and provides mentorship on industry trends and current internal and external human resources and business practices
  • Provides guidance and support to employees with inquiries related to career opportunities, benefits, compensation, and other internal processes


Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years HR experience preference towards Talent Acquisition
  • Strong knowledge of PeopleSoft; proficiency in MicrosoftOffice, with advanced Excel skills
  • Experience working across and in partnership with the various HR disciplines
  • Demonstrated proficiency in human resources management and best practices Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience


Additional Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal, as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organization, administrative and communication skills are necessary in order to coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to build rapport and collaborate across the organization; strong client relationship


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. 


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.viacomcbs.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. 

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles