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Manager, FP&A - Business Analytics (PlutoTV)

9624

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069 New York, NY, US, 10036

Finance/Accounting
Los Angeles
Full-Time

Who We Are

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.

 

About ViacomCBS

ViacomCBS creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions, our brands connect with diverse, young and the young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries.

For more information on ViacomCBS and its businesses, visit www.viacbs.com. Keep up with ViacomCBS news by following us on Twitter (twitter.com/viacomcbs), Facebook (facebook.com/viacomcbs) and LinkedIn (linkedin.com/company/viacomcbs).

 

Overview

 

The Manager. FP&A, Business Analytics will contribute towards optimizing the growth and performance of Pluto TV’s finance organization by supporting executive decision-making, long-range planning, and organizational alignment of the free-streaming product of ViacomCBS. This person will own KPI organization across the company and perform variance analysis on KPI trends to create impactful decision-making analysis for company leadership.

The ideal candidate is proactive, driven and resourceful, with exceptional quantitative, communication, and project management skills. This role offers a great opportunity to learn and grow within a high energy, high growth organization.

 

Role may be located in LA and NYC.

 

Responsibilities

 

This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:

Maintain a strong understanding of operating performance (e.g. KPIs, subscribers), major deals and transactions, issues and challenges facing the businesses, and relevant trends in the streaming business

  • Conduct research and analysis into issues and questions raised by leadership to inform decision-making
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to help optimize business performance, including identification of trends, gaps, insights and opportunity areas within the business.
  • Diagnose gaps and opportunity areas from forecasted KPI metrics and be able to efficiently and accurately resolve them
  • Conduct variance analysis between actual and forecasted KPI metrics across various devices and platforms.
  • Design and maintain reports and dashboards to track key performance metrics.


Basic Qualifications

 

  • 5+ years overall work experience with at least 3 years in business analytics related to operational performance metrics/KPIs.
  • Bachelor's degree required, a focus in Accounting, Finance, or related field preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills - be able to handle and synthesize large datasets to deliver critical insights in an easy-to-digest format for management and external partners.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with advanced business model development and financial forecasting abilities.
  • Proficiency in financial systems (ERP/EMP) and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Alteryx) with a willingness (and quick ability) to learn new software. Basic querying proficiency preferred.
  • Global finance experience with a strong understanding of GAAP/IFRS (CPA/CMA a plus).
  • Advanced Microsoft Office / Google suite skills, particularly Sheets/Excel and Slides/Powerpoint.

 

Additional Qualifications

 

  • Execute against goals and deadlines
  • Influence and effectively communicate with others to drive work forward
  • Design, apply, and interpret robust analytical solutions to support decisions
  • Positively contribute to a culture of people development and learning
  • Uphold ways of working that promote DE&I advocacy
  • Translate the “big picture” vision into a clear action plan


Citizenship

Citizens of Pluto TV have the privilege of entertaining millions of people. We are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV. While our planet is small, our ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher.

Becoming a Citizen is hard work. We need self-starters that thrive in changing environments, who treat company resources like their own, and who deliver seemingly impossible outcomes at warp speed. It’s the only way we stay ahead of the giants looking to take the opportunity we have earned. We are selective but once chosen, you’re in.

Why You Should Become a Citizen of Pluto TV

As stated, becoming a Citizen is hard work but the rewards of citizenship are plentiful. Work with the smartest people on some of the most complex projects of your life, while profoundly impacting both Pluto TV and the broader world of entertainment. Share in the epic quest to define the future of television as we know it. Big commitment, big impact, lasting change.

As a Citizen, you will enjoy generously-sponsored medical benefits, a generous vacation policy, 401K retirement plan, social and team events, and more!

We’re an equal opportunity employer (EOE)

At PlutoTV and 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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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. 

ViacomCBS 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, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles