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Senior Financial Analyst - Media Supply Chain Technology

34162

New York, NY, US, 10019

Finance/Accounting
New York
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
Paramount is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Tech Finance team! This team wants to add an individual that is innovative, critical thinking and can effectively partner with internal business leaders to provide sounds financial expertise. Tech Finance partners tightly with the business to optimize a spend base of over $1B. The group oversees both internally facing enterprise applications as well as externally facing customer platforms to deliver extraordinary service at a global scale. 


RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior Finance Analyst will partner tightly with Financial and Business colleagues to assist in financial planning as well as promoting financial discipline for technology organizations. Key components of the role include helping to build the budget and forecasts, providing decision support to optimize opex and capex spend ensuring the completeness of reported actual costs, and reporting on variance analysis to both Business and Financial leaders. 

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

-  Assist in preparation, review, and consolidation of the annual operating and capital budgets as well as Long Range Planning (long range plan, annual budget, and monthly forecasts)

-  Partner with business partners to help “move the needle”

-  Assist with monthly capital/expense tracking, forecasting and, variance analysis

-  Prepare monthly reporting, variance analysis, and communicates monthly results to department heads and project owners

-  Prepare the monthly accounting close including accruals and journal entries

-  Review Capital Expenditure Requests (CER) including NPV modeling

-  Communicate and partner with the Tech Finance Leads to handle operational budgets, model business scenarios, and build positive relationships that drive transparency and accuracy

-  Analyze and monitor financial and operational trends, integrating data from several sources, to develop a comprehensive view of performance

-  Manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment with a high level of accuracy

-  Ad hoc analysis as needed, including corporate finance team requests, and supporting the greater Tech organization


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 
-  4+ years of experience in Finance or related field

-  Bachelors Degree Required

-  Knowledge of accounting (GAAP) and finance principles


ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
-  Highly analytical, able to synthesize data and provide concise and actionable narratives

-  Proactive self-starter and phenomenal teammate, ability to learn quickly, be flexible and adapt to changing industry and organizational landscape

-  Enjoys digging into financial analysis, improvement in execution, and owning end to end processes

-  Has a strong sense of urgency and understands that “speed” matters, handle multiple responsibilities, and work independently with minimal direct supervision

-  Detail oriented

-  Continuous improvement mind-set – ability to seek out and implement internal or external standard methodologies

-  Highly proficient in Microsoft suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint; experience with SAP, Apptio, TM1 Longview, and PowerPoint are a plus

-  Experience in Media/Entertainment or a technology facing role/industry a plus!

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

 

Hiring Salary Range: $95,000.00 - 105,000.00. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, 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.   

 

https://www.paramount.com/careers/benefits

 

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.


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