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Manager Financial Reporting

5393

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Finance/Accounting
Los Angeles
Full-Time

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.

 

Job Summary  
This position plays a key role in the Studio accounting and corporate controllership areas including reviewing and posting journals, reporting, analysis, and related tasks.  In addition, this position will be an integral part of preparing the support for reporting to ViacomCBS.  This position reports to the Paramount Director Corporate Reporting based in Los Angeles, and there will be significant interaction with Business Unit accounting teams, the planning teams and ViacomCBS.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

•    Perform accounting and record keeping functions.  Review / post journal entries in SAP, reconcile balance sheet accounts, ensure clearing of suspense accounts, and prepare intercompany confirmation schedules.
•    Run monthly Studio Project Settlements and Allocation Models
•    Prepare monthly Close Calendar
•    Prepare quarterly reporting to ViacomCBS including lease, related party, balance sheet deck and other deliverables
•    Prepare both monthly and quarterly deliverables for Planning
•    Prepare periodic tax and governmental statistics reports
•    Validate both Quarterly and YTD OI FX Impact File and Earnings Books
•    Assist with both internal and external audit requests
•    Assist corporate and studio controllers with ad hoc projects as needed
•    Supervise, train and mentor staff
•    Ensure compliance with company and Viacom policies


Qualifications/Skills

Basic qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Business or related field
•    CPA preferred; Public Accounting Experience strongly preferred
•    Proficient in financials systems, preferably SAP General Ledger and Hyperion
•    Minimum of 5 years related work experience
•    Experience managing a team of 1-2 staff 

Desired skills:
•    Proficient in financial analysis, U.S. GAAP, accounting close cycle and both internal and external financial reporting
•    Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work closely with people at all levels of the organization and facilitate change
•    Willing to work based on Los Angeles work hours and overtime to meet deadlines including at month and quarter ends
•    Detail oriented and possess strong analytical and organizational skills 
•    Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines 
•    Experience in the Entertainment and Media industry preferred

 

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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. 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles