Finance Manager, Streaming

Company Details

Paramount

Paramount (NASDAQ: PARA; PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, its portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, 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, Paramount provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

Overview & Responsibilities:

The Manager will help co-ordinate and liaise with the FP&A and Streaming teams throughout Paramount International in order to deliver efficient and effective FP&A processes and outputs. The person in this role can be located in NY, San Francisco, Los Angeles or near any of Paramount’s offices.

  • Support Financial Planning & Analytical processes across all of Paramount International (including P+, Pluto TV and Other SVOD)
  • Develops open communication and positive relationships with leadership, operations and finance, including the FP&A COEs (Centers of Excellence)
  • Works in collaboration with the systems teams to ensure the correct analytical tools supports the reporting processes

Process:

  • Support all Streaming planning processes including outlooks, monthly forecasts, annual budgets and long-range plans, for both the P&L and non-financial metrics.
  • Provision of detailed guidance & instruction outlining the processes and deliverables
  • Management and communication of the Streaming planning calendar ensuring co-ordination with Paramount International (Corporate and Finance teams), Paramount Global (Corporate and Finance teams) and local businesses
  • Deliver timely, accurate, and effective analysis and reporting of financial performance
  • Work with the business to constantly identify and monitor risks & opportunities
  • Work closely with systems team to ensure that processes are automated where possible and to optimize the support received

Presentation & Reporting:

  • Creation, and ongoing improvement, of all planning and analytical presentation decks and supporting schedules for management purposes
  • Reporting to senior management, both in Paramount International and International Streaming, in regular forecast updates
  • Co-ordination with other finance teams where needed to provide deeper level of understanding of practical drivers

Support & ad hoc project work:

  • Work with the COEs (Centre of Excellence) to help them understand reporting requirements and systems
  • Work with COEs to help integrate/apply new systems or feature to improve current COE processes
  • Support the design of prioritizing and reporting new GL hierarchies or lines of business, master governance as it relates to Streaming
  • Support adhoc projects relating to Streaming
  • Point of contact for COE analysts for additional Streaming FP&A related support

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Financial experience in media, entertainment, technology, internet or similiar industry in a fast paced environment
  • International experience required

Additional Qualifications:

  • MBA, CA, CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA are preferred
  • Confidence in building relationships with all levels of management
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commercially focused with a client service approach
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail. Organized with strength in prioritization
  • Flexible work ethic to achieve results. Positive outlook and ambition

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At Paramount, 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. Paramount 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.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling
212.846.5500 or by sending an email to [email protected] Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

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