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Sr Manager / Director, International General Accounting


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

ViacomCBS Networks International (VCNI),  a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB,  VIA),  is comprised of many of the world's most popular multimedia entertainment brands,  including MTV,  MTV LIVE HD,  Nickelodeon,  Nick Jr.,  Comedy Central,  Paramount Channel,  BET and more. ViacomCBS brands reach more than 3.8 billion cumulative subscribers in 180+ countries and territories via more than 200 locally programmed and operated TV channels and more than 550 digital media and mobile TV properties,  in 40 languages.


The International General Accounting team is looking for an experienced professional to join the team at the Senior Manager or Director level. This role will help ensure that reporting is prepared in compliance with all applicable policies, SEC requirements, US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley, and local statutory requirements. You will have the opportunity to work closely with our global partners, while communicating and translating financial data into valuable business information. This includes balance sheet and P&L analysis and reporting, revenue recognition, impairment assessments, residuals, participations and foreign currency review while supporting our international statutory audits. You will be reporting to the Senior Director, International General Accounting.


This role will begin remotely then ultimately be located in our New York City office in Fall 2021.



  • Summarize and analyze balance sheet, P&L activity, and other financial information to peers and management clearly and concisely
  • Prepare schedules for VCNI used for external/internal reporting (including revenue recognition, unbilled receivables, etc.)
  • Perform impairment reviews on assets and summarize local submissions
  • Responsible for various support initiatives to include foreign currency financial impacts and analysis, participations and residuals, bonus pay-out true-ups, etc.
  • Partner with local audit teams to ensure compliance and timeliness
  • Work with other individuals on cross-functional teams globally to identify issues and improve processes
  • Ensure all key controls are in place and functioning properly in accordance with internal policies and procedures and Sarbanes Oxley rules and regulations
  • Assist with ad hoc internal management requests


Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required. A focus in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • A minimum of 6+ years related work experience is required for the role. Candidates will be considered for the Senior Manager or Director level be based on the overall experience and qualifications.


Additional Requirements

  • CPA (or equivalent) or advanced degree in Accounting of Finance preferred, but not required
  • Strong working knowledge of general accounting principles, concepts and processes
  • Excellent analytical skills, with strong attention to detail ; ability to able summarize and communicate findings at a high level
  • Proven ability to perform effective work load prioritization and time management
  • Great teammate with the ability effectively partner with colleagues across teams
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to be a self-starter, take initiative, follow through and keep up with professional knowledge
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written & listening)
  • Willingness and ability to working and participating in occasional meetings occurring during non-standard hours to allow direct communication with individuals overseas





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


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