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ViacomCBS Manager, Total Rewards Finance in New York, New York

About The Brand

ViacomCBS (NASDAQ: VIAC; VIACA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company 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, ViacomCBS provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Overview and Responsibilities

The Total Rewards Finance Senior Manager will be an important member of the ViacomCBS Total Rewards Finance & Reporting team, which is part of the larger Global Total Rewards function within Human Resources. Core responsibility will focus on the accounting and reporting for the company’s retirement plans and the preparation and reporting of various Total Rewards budgeting activities for company-wide benefit programs. This position will interact with many different groups within the organization and outside vendors including but not limited to the controller’s team, treasury, legal, actuaries and auditors.

This position reports to the VP, Total Rewards Finance and is a critical function in ensuring the completeness of reporting retirement plan disclosures and individual plan financial statements in public filings. Strong technical skills for pension accounting is preferred.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of quarterly and annual 10-K/Q retirement plan (pension and 401(k)) disclosures. Liaise with the companies’ actuary in understanding and assist in setting the annual pension plan assumptions used for valuation.

  • Preparation and/or audit assistance for annual retirement plan financial documents for all pension and 401(k) plans with annual regulatory requirements in the US and outside the US. Liaise with plan auditors from start to finish.

  • Coordinate with accounting and legal key contacts across all business divisions to compile multi-employer pension and H&W plan annual 10-K disclosures.

  • Prepare pension account quarterly entries and roll-forwards including variance analysis for management reporting.

  • Control owner of all retirement plan SOX controls, liaise with SOX team personnel on annual updates and scoping, and review of all Total Rewards function annual SSAE16 report reviews.

  • Preparation of annual and quarterly forecast budget processes for retirement plans, Health & Welfare, and LTD plans and division reporting.

  • Preparation of the Global Total Rewards department budget with ongoing actual to forecast analysis working closely with Total Rewards department leads in compensation, benefits, retirement, and executive compensation.

  • Assist with PPA/ERISA annual funding projections and quarterly payments, and liaise with actuary and Treasury as needed to align with regulatory requirements.

  • Ad hoc projects as required including integration of retirement plan accounting and reporting processes due to ViacomCBS merger activities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in accounting and/or finance reporting role

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or Finance preferred or equivalent training required (preferably in Finance or Accounting)

Additional Qualifications

  • CPA preferred but not required.

  • Strong technical and analytical skills, with an ability to understand accounting rules and execute on accounting guidance affecting accounting and reporting requirements.

  • High level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Strong work ethic, accuracy, and attention to detail

  • Strong teammate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

You might also have -

  • Experience with SAP and/or other general ledger equivalent systems

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 New York, NY

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Brand ViacomCBS

Function Human Resources

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2021-15447