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Financial Analyst, Home Entertainment Transactional Accounting - Paramount Pictures

34474

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Finance/Accounting
Los Angeles
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.

 

Join Paramount Global's Home Entertainment Transactional Accounting team as a Financial Analyst! This exciting position is responsible for all accounting functions related to Paramount Global Domestic and International Digital Distribution. The person in this role, will work on a hybrid schedule, reporting to the Manager, Accounting for the Home Entertainment Transactional Accounting division of Paramount Pictures. This is a wonderful opportunity to join one of the leading media and entertainment companies worldwide! 

 

Overview and Responsibilities:


•    Review and analysis of 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.
•    Maintenance of royalty statements tracker and summary log.
•    Prepare month end journal entries.
•    Prepare various general ledger account reconciliations and roll-forwards.
•    Assist with ad-hoc reporting and analysis.

 

Basic Qualifications:


•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
•    Minimum 1-year related experience preferred (including internships)
•    Experience in Entertainment Industry preferred

 

Additional Qualifications:


•    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
•    Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
 

 

 

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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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