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Financial Analyst, FP&A - Pluto TV

932

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90069

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.

The Financial Analyst, FP&A will play a critical role in analyzing data and building financial models to identify key opportunities that drive strategic business initiatives. You will work to find solutions to complex business challenges to provide insight and recommendations to key stakeholders including Engineering, Product, Operations, Marketing, Business Development, and Human Resources. The main focus of this role will be around budgeting, planning and forecasting.

The role will directly contribute to executive decision-making at all levels of the organization with insights and analysis on business trends and report to the Manager, FP&A for Pluto TV.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Reporting and Dashboards: Augmenting existing planning processes to ensure accurate and timely reporting. Collaborating across functions to craft, improve and manage internal and external resource dashboards, monitor business performance, analyze business drivers, and provide meaningful insights and visualization of important metrics.
  • Cost Forecasts: Working with various leaders to handle priority accounts and to run forecast models for spend across the company. Additionally, developing financial modeling forecasts for new, prospective partners using internal metrics to support.
  • Financial Analysis: Developing business models, forecasts, and recommendations based on findings. Providing detailed monthly and quarterly financial overviews to management. Participating and supporting the month-end close process including accruals.
  • Vendor Management: Collaborating with various Pluto TV departments and external vendors to ensure timely, and accurate payments and purchase orders. Work with internal teams on pricing and optimal contractual terminology.
  • Contract Negotiations: Assist leads with total cost of ownership analysis of new contracts in collaboration with ViacomCBS vendor management and strategic sourcing.
  • Systems: Work with Viacom finance teams globally to master company-wide systems, ensure smooth financial operations and train Pluto teams on processes.

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in finance/FP&A within a technology-focused organization, or in Tech finance, preferably in a business partnership role.
  • Advanced financial modeling and presentation skills.
  • 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.
  • Exceptional analytical skills with prior experience working with complex datasets, allocation matrices, and consolidations.
  • 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.
  • Business Model development and Forecasting abilities with prior experience working on capital planning and or deal reviews and submissions.

 

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!

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. Viacom 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 www.viacbs.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. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind

  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles