Share this Job

Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis - Streaming

33064

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105 Hollywood, CA, US, 90028 New York, NY, US, 10036

Finance/Accounting
San Francisco
Full-Time

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

 

Overview and Responsibilities

 

Description:

 

The Financial Analyst will be a meaningful member of the Paramount Digital Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team and will interact with many different groups within the organization. Primary responsibilities will include ensuring the accuracy and integrity of forecasts and budgets, tracking performance, leading monthly operating expenses, and using analysis to assist in driving informed decision making. This position focuses on the Central Services and Sales divisions, but will also involve all other Business Units within Paramount Streaming.

This position offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity within a successful and growing global media organization. It will provide multifaceted exposure to the evolving interactive content industry while working within the broader media umbrella of Paramount Corporation.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Budgeting/Forecasting. Work on business models to run forecasting of the monthly P&L and drive the annual budget and financial plans for Central Services and Ad Sales Departments
  • Reconciliation and variance analysis of forecast to actual results. Work with Accounting in preparation for monthly close and analysis of results versus forecast/budget.
  • Work with different business partners around the company (HR, Marketing, Product, Engineering) gaining insight and knowledge that could affect forecasts.
  • Handle accruals, contracts and invoices for Central and Sales Division
  • Expense management, risk analysis and mitigation. Actively monitor expense levers and cost controls required to maintain profitability and achieve budgeted profit targets.
  • Other ad hoc requests and analyses

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates degree with focus in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Business Administration (or similar field) or Minimum of 2-4 years of experience in FP&A, finance, or equivalent quantitative roles required
  • High level of proficiency in Excel, experience in preparing complex financial models and manipulating large datasets required
  • Strong communicator with the ability to moderate based on audience and demonstrate an ability to partner with a range of cross functional partners

 

Additional Qualifications:

 

 

  • Experience in a highly analytical environment preferred
  • Strong work ethic and an acute attention to detail required
  • Experience with Salesforce, Cognos TM1 and Oracle Financials strongly preferred but not required

 

 

 

 

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

 

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.

Paramount 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, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland