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Sr Financial Analyst - Paramount Pictures


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with the entertainment industry’s biggest filmmakers and brightest stars 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 A Quiet Place and Rocketman have further elevated  Paramount’s film legacy. On the small screen, Paramount Television Studios’ Defending Jacob, 13 Reasons Why, The Haunting of Bly Manor, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness, Made for Love and Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan 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.


This position is responsible for all accounting functions related to CBS physical distribution of feature motion pictures.




  • Review and analysis of license agreements (interpret contractual terms; establish revenue recognition requirements; establish billing and payment terms)
  • Investigate and communicate with Licensees to resolve cash or billing discrepancies
  • Create input statement templates to ingest and process through License Maestro (LiMa)
  • Maintenance of royalty statements trackers and summary log
  • Prepare various balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with internal/external audit requests
  • Assist with ad-hoc reporting and analysis



Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting
  • Experience with financial analysis, US GAAP and IFRS
  • Minimum 3 years related experience preferred
  • Able to work occasional weekends
  • Experience in month end close and reporting preferred
  • Experience in entertainment industry preferred



Desired skills:


  • Advance proficiency MS Office (specifically Excel)
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Self-starter with ability to proactively identify issues and propose resolutions
  • Excellent written & oral communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines




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