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Manager, Accounting - CBS Studios & Entertainment

34043

Hollywood, CA, US, 90028

Finance/Accounting
Hollywood
Full-Time
Hybrid

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

Paramount Global Controllership seeks a Manager of Accounting for the CBS Studios and Entertainment Division. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team within a constantly evolving international industry and a leading, global mass media company! 

 

As the manager, you will work on a hybrid schedule to lead cash management in Oracle, support with other operational accounting functions, inclusive of various ad hoc requests. You will report to the Sr. Director of Accounting, CBS Studios & Entertainment Division.

•    Lead team of accounting professionals under hybrid / agile working model 
•    Responsible for running the cash management in Oracle to ensure cash transactions are recorded accurately, including the review of all CBS Studios cash balances
•    Review and approve of all cash journal entries, inclusive of wires and receipts and review of cash to other divisions
•    Responsible for requesting new bank accounts for new productions as well as assigning bank codes in Oracle
•    Handle the quarterly inventory cash reclassification, for both domestic and international bank accounts
•    Review production reimbursements between CBS Studios and Entertainment divisions
•    Prepare balance sheet account analysis relating to cash, accounts payable and capital / operating leases
•    Run and review CBS Studios fixed asset module, including review of CAPEX reporting
•    Lead all aspects of the Kapital Entertainment and Hollywood Production funding requests from start to end
•    Support and work closely with CBS Studios financial reporting team, CBS Production finance team, as well as CBS Studios Controller to provide periodic ad hoc requests
•    Participate and assist in identifying process improvement opportunities and build efficiencies 
•    Lead, coach, develop and manage two staff accountants

 

Basic Qualifications
6+ years of progressive Accounting/Finance experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required

 

Additional Qualifications
•    Media Entertainment / Studio experience highly preferred
•    Working knowledge of ERP systems and advanced Microsoft Excel skills
•    Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment, and handle multiple responsibilities under tight time frames
•    Ability to communicate, build strong relationships and collaborate across all levels of the organization
•    Strong technical, analytical, problem-solving skills, strong attention to details, and ability to prioritize
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Have a positive attitude, be flexible and be willing to learn new things and train others as needed
•    Possess high level of enthusiasm and curiosity to grow your career in a dynamic and growing company
•    Ability to quickly learn new software applications, databases, and reporting tools
•    Lead by example, including health and wellness areas, and engaging with and elevating Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion

 

 

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 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. https://www.paramount.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.


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