Full Time Job

Tax Accountant


Budapest, Hungary 07-11-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Tax Accountant - WHT (Withholding Tax)

Paramount is home to the leading portfolio of global, multi-platform entertainment brands, including Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, MTV and Paramount Channel among others. Additionally, we provide brand and content licensing, sales, digital, mobile and streaming distribution rights and other services and solutions for our partners across several countries.

In our offices located all over the world, we all share the passion for bringing the best of multimedia entertainment in all its forms, on multiple platforms, to kids, youth and families, for diverse tastes, with local flavors. Through television, film, digital content, live events, merchandise, studio production and more, we connect with billions of people in nearly every country in the world.
Our Budapest shared service center supports the worldwide financial and accounting operation of Paramount and reports to the New York HQ.

You will be part of the International Indirect Tax team of Paramount Global's and will be primarily responsible for handling various indirect tax issues including the WHT compliance duties (calculations, reporting, G/L reconciliation). In this role you will support the documentation of the sales and purchase activities that are subject to WHT and you will also work with tax consultancy firms on various WHT matters.

Your tasks would include:
• Prepare / review periodic WHT reports and G/L reconciliation for various EU/non-EU countries.
• Ensure that WHT taxes are applied, booked and paid according to local rules and in a timely manner.
• Liaise with PTP, OTC, RTR departments to ensure the correct processing of invoices and journal entries.
• Work directly with external tax consultants to support the Paramount entities' periodic WHT and VAT compliance duties and to follow up queries related to these processes.
• Cooperate with the OTC team regarding the collection and/or distribution of the residency certificates and additional WHT supporting evidence and ensure the proper archiving of these documents.
• Take the necessary actions to obtain the documents needed to apply the lowest rate possible on all ICO and 3rd party sales transactions.
• Work directly with the various stakeholders (finance and business colleagues of the local offices, colleagues from other GBS departments, professional service providers and tax advisors) in different tax questions, in- and external audits.
• Take part in various indirect tax projects


You should apply if you have:
• Qualification in the area of Finance / Accountancy / Economics
• At least 1-3 year relevant work experience
• Confident communication skills in English (above B2 level, both written and oral)
• Excel and data analytics skill set

• SAP knowledge
• Work experience in multinational companies, service centers

Key competencies:
• Communication and problem-solving skills
• Flexible attitude to achieve results
• Willingness to learn and enthusiasm for multi-cultural work environment

We believe you will enjoy working with us because:
• we have access to several well-being support tools like Headspace, Employee Assistance Program, Ginger, Thrive and more
• our recently launched private health insurance program can give you an opportunity to reach private clinics in many cases
• our monthly cafeteria package includes OTP SZÉP card, car sharing option, nursury and home loan support
• All You Can Move sportpass registration is possible
• we have the possibility to join Employee Resource Groups and social communities as we are a highly inclusive multinational and multicultural entertainment company in an exciting and dynamic sector
• we have an award-winning office with a unique and supportive working environment (currently limited office visit possibility in line with our health & safety guidelines, on a long run we are planning to go to hybrid mode with 3 days expected in the office/week)
• we have several optional self-development possibilities and platforms (e.g. global internal learning platform with several trainings to new joiners, people managers and for us all, Linkedin Learning, etc.)
• we have complex tasks with real added value, get support from the senior leaders but also get space to work independently and also for teamwork

Please, provide us with your CV in English with the followings: name and surname, your phone number and e-mail address you wish us to use during the recruitment process, education, professional qualifications, professional experience (i.e. employment history).

''By applying for this role I hereby state that I read and understood Viacom's recruitment related privacy notice (''Notice'', https://www.viacom.com/recruitment-privacy-notice-eea-switzerland ) and that I accept the Notice's conditions. I hereby give my consent for Viacom to process my above indicated personal data (name, telephone number, e-mail address, etc.) and the additional personal data that may be included in my CV and cover or motivation letter in the course of the recruitment related procedure for the purposes set forth in the Notice (primarily the evaluation of the applications submitted for the respective job advertisements).''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r72z89-3-235-65-220-42 in your application.

Company Profile

ViacomCBS delivers premium content to audiences across traditional and emerging platforms worldwide. Through television, streaming and digital content, studio production, publishing, live events, merchandise and more, we connect with billions of people.