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Finance Manager


Pyrmont, NSW, AU, 2009


At Paramount, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate’.


Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with your confidence. Please know that we list items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us. Your ability to demonstrate that you can develop the required capabilities for this role is why we would really like to hear from you. 


However you identify and whatever your background may be, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day!

Paramount is a global media & entertainment organisation with some of the best known and loved brands in the world. Employing over 1,700 people locally, and a further 25,000+ globally, we deliver premium content through multiple platforms for the young (and the young at heart of course!).

We pride ourselves on creating content that gets people talking. What’s more, you’ll find all these great shows (and more) on our free-to-air channels (10, 10 Peach, 10 Shake, 10 Bold), subscription channels (MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central), our digital platform 10 Play and our new subscription video on demand service Paramount+.  

12-month fixed term contract with genuine expectations of the role being made permanent.
Enough about us! What you’ll do as a Finance Manager: 
Reporting into the Senior Finance Director, working closely with operational stakeholders and the wider finance team, the Finance Manager will be responsible for Network 10’s Digital Media properties. This will include 10 Play, and also incorporating data and analytics and the insights areas of the business.


Typical functions associated with this position: 

•    Responsible for all finance and commercial aspects for the digital business in Network 10
•    Digital revenue modelling including analysing minutes consumption, sell through rates, CPMs and programme ROIs
•    Month-end, including journals, digital revenue posting and reporting, P&L reporting and analysis, managing balance sheet accounts and departmental reporting
•    Monthly risks and opportunities process for Digital and monthly forecast reporting
•    Ownership and delivery of the annual budget process which involves detailed Digital revenue modelling, and operational and capital cost analysis
•    Managing external partner revenue share reporting to various digital partners, interacting with internal business managers to ensure our contractual obligations are met
•    Business case development working with the strategy, sales and technology departments


What are we looking for in a Finance Manager? What’s important?  
•    Professional qualification (CA/CPA or equivalent)
•    5+ years experience performing most/all the functions as described above
•    Strong Excel skills
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
•    Insightful, comfortable with ambiguity, pro-active and collaborative 
Extra points for the following, but not necessarily required:  
•    Experience within a digital business 
•    Experience with SAP

Why Paramount?

I suppose we could just list the numerous benefits our employees avail of everyday? Yes, of course we could! However, for now we'll just leave you with how our employees feel about us:

•    92% of our employees stated they would highly recommend Paramount to a friend (Glassdoor)
•    We hold a 3.9 STAR RATING, the highest rating in the media sector (Seek Company Profiles)

Paramount embraces differences and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds regardless of factors such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property or birth. These grounds also include age, nationality, marital status, disability, place of residence and sexual orientation.

We recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First Peoples, and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live and work. We pay our respects to Elders, past, present and emerging, and we are proud to live in a country which is home to the world’s oldest living cultures.


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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.