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ViacomCBS Senior Financial Analyst Aviation in Los Angeles, California

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.

We are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst Aviation who will be responsible for effective financial and strategic planning support and analysis of the division's business segments as well as special projects as called upon by management!

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Prepare all journal entries related to Aviation; including accruals, internal usage billing, allocation of administrative costs

  • Prepare monthly financial reports; providing detailed analysis of actual financial activity compared to the annual budget and latest estimate

  • Prepare the annual budget and quarterly estimates; including a detailed review and analysis of supporting financial documentation

  • Maintain the Aviation database which retains details from all flight logs by plane

  • Reconcile Aviation balances to the general ledger

  • Prepare quarterly/annual requests for insurance, tax and audit (internal and external)

  • Perform various special projects in all areas as requested by management

  • Work closely with our operations staff to ensure accurate Planning and Accounting for Aviation

  • Perform accounting and record keeping functions. Prepare and park journal entries in SAP, reconcile balance sheet accounts, and assist with results analysis

  • Assist with overhead and capital requisition/disposal tasks

  • Perform period end closing review & procedures, including variance analysis and preparation of supplemental reporting to ViacomCBS

  • Assist corporate and motion picture controllers with ad hoc projects as needed


Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required in Accounting or finance preferred

  • 2+ years of finance experience, in Cost Accounting a plus

Desired skills:

  • Strong (and current) technical knowledge of US GAAP

  • Intermediate-Advanced skills in Excel

  • Proficiency in MS Access; including data entry and table maintenance

  • Knowledge of financial analysis, accounting procedures and reporting

  • Customer service oriented

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills, and the soft personal skills needed to collect accurate information from a wide network of people in a timely manner

  • Detail oriented and possess strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines

  • Proven ability to perform detailed research and to provide solution driven results

  • Ability to work independently

  • Previous experience with Hyperion (Essbase/Smartview) and SAP preferred

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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