Viacom Inc Senior Financial Analyst - WW Compliance & Controls in Hollywood, California
Overview and Responsibilities
This position isresponsible for gathering, organizing, and preparing financial data to support various data request items made in conjunction with compliance/financial audits, including but not limited to third parties’ audits of Paramount, US GAAP external audits, international statutory audits, and providing support for internal projects, such as international tax filings and transaction data analysis.
Assist with external auditors, internal auditors, and in-house supporting documentation requests
Perform data extractions and prepare reports to support financial statement balances
Obtain support as needed for requested selections and ensure the timely completion of any outstanding selections
Reconcile and review the propriety and reasonableness of financial data received by the various divisions as reported and investigate any unusual activities
Compile financial data, remove extraneous data, or redact confidential documentation as deemed necessary prior to providing to external parties
Ensure the integrity of the account reconciliations, financial models and quality of spreadsheets used in analysis and provided to the respective parties
If unusual data attributes are identified, coordinate with the appropriate supervisor as to the proper disposition of these items and analyze and handle any corrections or adjustments, if necessary
Assist with locating archived records in support of third-party audits of Paramount
Perform various projects such as research, special projects and data analysis as needed
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar field
2+ years of finance related experience, ideally dealing with financial audits
Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Access, Excel, Word and PowerPoint are essential
Highly organized and detail oriented
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Willingness to accept responsibility for projects/processes and ability to work with limited direct supervision
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task and handle a heavy workload in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment
CPA candidate or CPA designation are a plus
Aptitude for data analysis or data warehousing skills(SAP, Hyperion)are a plus
Public accounting (audit) or internal audit experience is preferable
Strong (and current) technical knowledge of GAAP preferred
Prior entertainment experience is preferable
Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV online to be considered
Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
May require limited travel
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