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Accountant

20569

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Finance/Accounting
Studio City
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.

 

CBS Studios Controllership team is seeking a highly motivated Staff Accountant that is a self-starter and a standout colleague! You are detailed oriented, organized, capable of working well within a fast paced deadline driven environment. This position will partner closely with the other areas in Studios and other divisions.

 

Overview and Responsibilities:

  • Assist team with monthly, quarterly & annual deliverables (residual accounts reconciliation, inventory cash reckless reconciliation, cash balances reconciliation, stale dated report reconciliation, miscellaneous support schedules for 10K, etc)
  • Prepare monthly journal entries (intercompany journals, cash journals, legal journals, fixed asset journals, residual journals, budgetary allocation journals, etc.)
  • Investigate and resolve SOX/audit findings, and account discrepancies
  • Maintain documentation for accounts payable and other support needed by SOX & auditors
  • Support team with IBM Cognos DW2 analytics related to various GL accounts as needed
  • Process stop payments with Production finance team
  • Contribute to the development of new accounting systems, programs, and procedures (adoption of new ERP & other corporate accounting systems)
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP financial guidelines, company policies, and relevant legal regulations as mandated
  • Perform ad-hoc research and analysis as required

 

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance with at least 2+ years of experience in finance / accounting
  • Proficient PC skills in Windows environment (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Attention to detail, time management and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated, self-starter, phenomenal teammate
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

 

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Oracle, SAP and other accounting systems highly desirable
  • Entertainment experience a plus, 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.

 

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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: Los Angeles