Analyst, Collections - Order To Cash


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York




Overview and Responsibilities

Paramount is looking for a Collection Analyst to join the team! The Analyst is responsible for maintaining a large volume Ad Sales Linear Cable portfolio, which includes managing, identifying & resolving discrepancies, along with maintaining an acceptable payment pattern and relationship with clients. This person will be challenged to use multiple collection methods / techniques in order to maximize cash flow and minimize bad debt risk. The Collector is a key player in the organization and impacts Paramount Global’ bottom line. The role is in the Order to Cash organization based in New York and will report to the Manager, Ad Sales Collections.


•    Oversee Linear Cable Collections portfolio of approx. $100M –includes actively resolving discrepancies & translating to cash
•    Actively collect $100.0M of Ad Sales Linear receivables
•    Contact customers for the prompt collection or resolution of the aged receivables using email, telephone calls and more
•    Keep adequate records of call contacts with customers
•    Perform follow-up’s on accounts with significant aging or past due amounts
•    Manage & solve customer discrepancies (ensuring proper communication with ad sales, CSR’s & partners)
•    Meet individual cash collection targets (Aging, DSO, % of Overdue, etc.)
•    Provide the management team with periodic cash forecast projections
•    Work closely with other departments / functions to understand the specific issues causing payment delays; actively help determine the most appropriate course of action (account holds, payment plans, etc.)
•    Prepare routine reports for the management team,
•    Organize and participate in the periodic aging reviews with Director
•    Support customer’s ad-hoc requests (statement of accounts, invoice copies, backup documentation, accounts reconciliations, etc.)
•    Work closely with various department and play an active role during month end close activities
•    Ensure that Accounts Receivable ledgers are properly managed
•    Support the Cash Application team in the account reconciliation process (addressing cash application issues and following-up with customers on missing documentation & remittances)
•    Provide detailed backup explanation of AR balances to both internal & external auditors
•    Prepare VP Discrepancy Sheets
•    Provide immediate escalation of any concerns such as changes in the customers payment trends
•    Prepare linear refund requests
•    Advise Credit department in a timely manner of all accounts experiencing financial difficulties
•    Run, prepare and analyze various reports, including the discrepancy report, Cash package and monthly aging reports
•    Prepare linear month checks expected for Director’s review
•    Work within a team environment to achieve established common goals and deadlines, including established Linear cash targets
•    Work on month end close jointly with NY & Buenos Aires Team which may include applying cash

Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or Economic preferred
•    3+ years of pertinent working experience in a similar role

Additional Qualifications:
•    General knowledge of accounting principles
•    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel & Word
•    Strong communication skills - oral, written, interpersonal
•    Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize and deal with ambiguity
•    Flexibility with work schedule
•    Demonstrated the ability to be a great teammate and possess strong work ethic and integrity
•    Ability to operate in a fast paced environment and meet critical deadlines
•    Self motivator and innovative
•    Demonstrated excellent organizational skills
•    Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
•    Collections experience a plus
•    Language skill a plus
•    Experience in cable industry a plus




MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries,  reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. MTV is the world's premier youth entertainment brand,  the cultural home of the millennial generation and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects pop culture with award-winning content built around compelling storytelling,  music discovery and activism across TV,  the internet and other platforms. A unit of Paramount Global,  MTV operations span cable and mobile networks,  live events,  theatrical films and MTV Studios.




Hiring Salary Range: $48,800.00 - 62,000.00. 


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City