US-NY-New York

Overview and Responsibilities

• Responsible for managing External Reporting, Internal Reporting & Consolidations and Financial Project teams (approximately 7 people)


• Responsible for the preparation and review of Viacom’s Form 10-Q and 10-K filings, inclusive of financial statement analyses, financial statement disclosure checklist and XBRL tagging


• Review of quarterly earnings documents, including earnings release, earnings call presentation, trending schedules, management scripts, earnings call Q&A. Liaison with Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, FP&A and Legal


• Oversee and review worldwide consolidation process


• Review internal reporting to senior management and audit committee, including the quarterly Earnings Book and Financial Review Decks


• Oversee cash flow reporting and analysis for external (GAAP) and internal (divisional free cash flow) purposes


• Responsible for calculation of basic/diluted weighted average shares and EPS


• Responsible for Media Networks divisional financial reporting function, including review of Longview and HFM P&L packages and related analyses and support of Media Networks and Viacom Corporate Finance teams during monthly close process.


• Work closely with Divisional Controller’s groups, FP&A, Treasury, HR Finance, Legal and Tax to ensure accuracy of external reporting.


• Act as Financial Reporting lead for debt transactions, including coordination with Legal for support requests and review of offering documents


• Support ad hoc operational and technical accounting projects


• Ensure that all relevant key controls are in place and functioning properly in accordance with internal policies and procedures and Sarbanes Oxley.


• Work with external auditors during quarterly and year end reviews and audits by preparing information requests and addressing inquiries.

Basic Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting




• 10+ years relevant work experience, including External Reporting and Public Accounting  

Additional Qualifications


•Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail


•Fosters teamwork by promoting and maintaining an atmosphere of open communication


•Excellent communication skills (oral, written & listening)


•Ability to develop and present communications geared for varied audiences


•Self-starter with the ability to take initiative, be proactive and follow through


•Prior entertainment & media experience a plus


•Experience in HFM and Longview a plus



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