Senior Financial Analyst, Residuals


Los Angeles, CA, US, 90038

Los Angeles




We are currently seeking a highly motivated, proactive, and multitasking Senior Financial Analyst to join the Paramount Global Residuals team. This position is a key member in our residuals department and will interact with various departments such as Production Finance and Business Affairs in order to facilitate the various residual payments.

Responsibilities include:
•    Compare, analyze, and research information based on production and finance documents to set up shows for residual payment
•    Communicate with outside payroll company to ensure proper and timely product setup
•    Support audit requests for both external and internal audits
•    Support manager in billing administration to ensure billbacks are comprehensively done
•    Assists in monitoring monthly and quarterly payments to ensure that residual payments are made on a timely and accurate basis in accordance with various guild agreements
•    Work with manager and guild representatives to resolve various claims that arise
•    Train and work with various analysts 


Basic Qualifications
•    4+ years of related industry experience required, preferably in residuals


Additional Qualifications
•    Ability to interpret and apply collective bargaining agreements to the task at hand
•    Familiarity with guild agreements SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA, IATSE and AFM
•    Bachelor’s degree preferred, a focus in Accounting, Finance, or related area a plus
•    Self-starter, proactive, and analytical
•    Possess critical thinking skills to troubleshoot issues
•    Strong oral and written communication skills
•    Able to multitask and ability to manage time effectively to meet deadlines
•    Track record of handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment

Additional Qualifications
•    Strong Excel knowledge to create and maintain various analytical spreadsheets
•    Prior experience with entertainment studios and/or payroll companies preferred
•    Understanding of key differences between various media types, episodic, film, etc.

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: $63,000.00 - 85,000.00. 


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles