ViacomCBS Senior Financial Analyst, Motion Picture Planning in Los Angeles, California
About The Brand
Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, and Mission Impossible. Recent innovative break-out films such as Interstellar, Arrival and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount's film legacy. Paramount Pictures Television's 13 Reasons Why, The Alienist and Jack Reacher have also been thrilling audiences. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount's passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount is a subsidiary of ViacomCBS, which reaches 700 million global subscribers through MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and other media networks.
Overview and Responsibilities
We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst in Motion Picture Planning that will handle and execute monthly/quarterly financial deliverables for Paramount's management! You will be supporting planning activities for Paramount Pictures, including coordination with Business Divisions to prepare annual Budget, quarterly Estimates, monthly Forecasts, and various ad hoc analyses!
Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:
Maintain financial models to forecast revenues and costs on a by-film basis
Prepare summaries of actual and forecast results for review by senior management
Calculate impacts of various risks and opportunities with respect to forecast results (i.e. sensitivity analysis)
Assist in preparation of Paramount’s annual financial presentation materials (PowerPoint deck) to corporate parent for current/future initiatives and reports the current/future state of the company
Liaise with Business Unit Finance, Accounting and C-Level Executives in support of the Corporate Planning process
Monitor movements in foreign exchange rates and associated impact on forecast results
Assist in any ad hoc materials as requested by the parent company or internal management
Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance
2+ years of forward-thinking experience in a finance environment in planning
Experience with Hyperion/Smartview/Essbase
Previous Accounting experience a plus
Excellent communication skills and able to collaborate with all levels within the organization
Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
Ability to take ownership of a process and get results
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Film industry experience, including understanding of film accounting, NRV analysis, forecasting revenues/cost on by-film basis, window, etc
ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.
At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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.
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Location : CityStateForPosting Los Angeles, CA
Job Locations US-CA-Hollywood
Brand Paramount Pictures
Job Type Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID 2020-14808