ViacomCBS Streaming

Senior Financial Analyst, International Physical Distribution

3 weeks agoLos Angeles, CA

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 & Responsibilities:

This Senior Financial Analyst is responsible for reviewing the reporting and accounting for the international physical licensing business, in compliance with individual licensee contractual terms. Responsibilities include but is not limited to the following:

  • Reviewing and analyzing license agreements (interprets contractual terms; establishes revenue recognition requirements; establishes billing and payment terms)
  • Approving and processing client statements
  • Performing detailed analysis and research for reconciliation of accounts
  • Maintaining deal tracker and invoicing logs
  • Preparing monthly reporting (AR Aging, Bad Debt, P&L, etc.)
  • Leading quarterly aged debt meetings to discuss open items
  • Handling client queries and royalty summaries
  • Reviewing receivables for past due balances and communicate with customers for resolution
  • Preparing cash actuals report and forecast
  • Assisting with ad-hoc reporting and analysis
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Business related field
  • At least 2+ years of related experience is highly preferred
Additional Qualifications:
  • Experience with financial analysis, US GAAP and IFRS
  • Experience in month end close and reporting preferred
  • Experience in entertainment industry preferred
  • Advance proficiency MS Office (specifically Excel)
  • Strong analytical and organizational skill
  • Experience with Media Maestro and SAP is preferred
  • Self-starter with ability to proactively identify issues and propose resolutions
  • Excellent written & verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to handle several tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines
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: Los Angeles

Client-provided location(s): Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job ID: CBS-32762

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