• Senior Analyst, Ancillary Accounting

    Job Locations US-TN-FRANKLIN
    iCIMS ID
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    Responsible for the accurate and timely accounting of Viacom Global Ancillary and SVOD revenues (including accruals, billing, and cash application); residuals, royalties and participations accruals; cash by title reporting to residuals and participations departments, and Domestic and Intl FP&A support.

    This role is based in the Global Business Services Center in Cool Springs, TN.


    • Preparation of international syndication, rec & events, clip licensing, etc. schedules including episodic distribution, revenue accruals and billing, and cash collection.
    • Prepare monthly intercompany reconciliations with Paramount related to global DTO and Home Video revenues and cash collected.
    • Communicate with CD Finance to obtain SVOD deals with associated revenue models to prepare by title revenue and cash collection schedules.
    • Work closely with external data management vendor to ensure high volume transactional reporting is mapped to SAP MPM, including timely resolving file errors and providing updates on new VMN content.
    • Partner with Master Data Governance on maintenance of various custom calculation tables and g/l posting tables utilized for month end revenue allocations and participations/residuals expense calculations
    • Prepare quarterly cash collection schedules for participations and residuals processing.
    • Maintain monthly/quarterly close tracker to insure international and domestic close deadlines are being met.
    • Serve as a knowledge source to team members and assist with new team member training. 
    • Work directly with global finance and operational teams within the HQ and Brand departments.
    • Assist with ad hoc Viacom and internal management requests.
    • Continuously evaluate processes and make recommendations for improvements.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance
    • CPA a plus
    • At least 2 years relevant work experience
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (lookup formulas, pivot tables, etc.)

    Additional Qualifications

    • Strong analytical, communication, and presentation skills
    • Ability to understand, analyze and manipulate large amounts of data
    • Ability to communicate independently with colleagues at different levels within the organization
    • Ability to effectively interact with both external vendors/customers as well as internal departments 
    • Self starter/ability to operate independently and to take initiative, be proactive and follow through
    • Experience in SAP a strong plus 
    • Prior entertainment & media experience a plus



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