Accountant, Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles



We are searching for a highly motivated and exceptional accountant to handle daily mapping and system processing of statements to join the Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment Transactional Accounting team. This position is responsible for accounting functions related to global digital distribution (EST, VOD, etc.). There will be a great deal of interaction with the corresponding team members, and the role will report to the Manager of Accounting.

Overview and Responsibilities: 
•    Review and analyze Digital license agreements (interpret contractual terms; establish revenue recognition requirements; establish billing and payment terms).
•    Assist with royalty statement ingestion and processing through Media Maestro system.
•    Research and map high volume product data for third party interface.
•    Maintain royalty statement tracker and summary log.
•    Prepare month end journal entries.
•    Prepare various general ledger account reconciliations.
•    Assist with ad-hoc reporting and analysis.
•    Contribute to special projects as needed.

Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
•     2 +years related experience preferred (including internships)

Additional Qualifications: 
•    Entertainment industry experience strongly preferred
•    Proficiency with 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

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The film studio’s iconic logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as The Godfather, Chinatown, Forrest Gump and Titanic; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible and Sonic the Hedgehog. Recent, innovative, break-out films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Arrival, Rocketman, and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount’s film legacy. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount Pictures’ passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Paramount, which connects with billions of people worldwide through its global brands including MTV, CBS, Paramount Network, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and streaming service Paramount+.





Hiring Salary Range: $60,000.00 - 72,500.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles