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Senior Financial Analyst - Motion Picture Group Reporting


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 Senior Financial Analyst in MP Group Reporting who will be responsible for various accounting and reporting matters in support of Paramount Pictures International with a focus on reconciliations, analytics and reporting.


Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:


  • Perform monthly and quarterly journal entries in support of close, including: Revenue and distribution cost accruals, Barter and gross-to-net transactions, Sub Distributor receivables and cash application, Royalties and participations, Title allocations
  • Prepare quarterly results package, P&L and Balance Sheet variance analysis
  • Complete monthly reconciliations, including Goods Receipts/Invoice Receipt maintenance, prepayments & gross-to-net deals
  • Prepare management reporting and analysis focused on global film performance
  • Review contracts and propose accounting treatment
  • Reconcile sub-system feeds to G/L
  • Support in-territory Business Decision Support personnel with ad-hoc reporting and analysis
  • Support audit requests
  • Special projects as requested by management



Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, in Finance or Accounting Preferred
  • 2+ years related finance experience with financial analysis, US GAAP, IFRS



Desired skills:

  • Entertainment industry experience preferred
  • Experience with SAP (R3), Business Warehouse (BW), Hyperion & Essbase preferred
  • Strong excel skills including lookups, and modeling
  • Ability to research and apply advanced financial and accounting concepts
  • Ability to prioritize a high-volume workload and handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet strict deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to proactively identify issues and propose resolutions
  • Strong attention to detail and results driven work ethic
  • Strong oral and written communication skills





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


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles