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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or similar field

  • 2+ years of finance related experience, ideally dealing with financial audits

Additional Qualifications

Desired skills/experience

  • 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

Eligibility requirements:

  • 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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BrandParamount Pictures

iCIMS ID2018-9081