Full Time Job

Business Analyst, Content & Programming


Los Angeles, CA 07-26-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Paramount Global (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, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the US 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution, and advertising solutions.
Overview and Responsibilities:

The Business Analyst, Content & Programming will contribute immediately towards optimizing content performance by improving our partnerships with providers and our programming capabilities. This role is part of the Financial Planning & Analysis team and reports to the FP&A Manager, Business Analytics (Content & Programming). Responsibilities Include:
• Financial Analysis: Developing business models and recommendations based on findings. Providing monthly and quarterly financial overviews to senior management. Supporting FP&A reporting cycles, including annual budgets and long-range plans. Participating and supporting in delivering results and presentations to partners.
• Reporting and Dashboards: Preparing time-sensitive reports for internal and external partners. Collaborating with the Business Intelligence and FP&A teams to manage dashboards, monitor business performance, and provide meaningful insights. Augmenting existing revenue reporting processes to ensure accurate and timely partner reporting.
• Revenue Forecasts: Working with content partner account leads to handle priority accounts and to run revenue forecast models against existing business. Developing forecasts to inform deal analysis for prospective content partners based on internal metrics
• Content Operations Costs: Collaborating with Content Operations to develop a seamless process to track, summarize & recoup overage costs, as well as tracking expenses and payouts.
• Business Planning: Generating recurring financial and key performance indicator (KPI) forecasts for each partner based on context, analyzing progress toward KPI targets, and making recommendations to senior and executive leadership on meeting or exceeding targets based on the Operating Plan.
• Ad Hoc Analysis: Sourcing, consolidating, and coordinating content usage and financial data to build clear and useful analysis for internal review and rapid decision making Qualities / Experience We're Seeking

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree
• At least 2+ years of work experience in a finance, accounting, or similar quantitative role; media, entertainment, and/or technology experience a plus
• Advanced Microsoft Office and/or Google Workspace suite skills, particularly Excel/Sheets and Powerpoint/Slides
• Strong financial modeling, forecasting, and analytical skills
• A willingness and quick ability to learn new software

Additional Qualifications:
• Excellent communication and presentation skills - be able to handle and synthesize large datasets to deliver critical insights in an easy-to-digest format for management and external partners
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment Additional Qualifications (Nice to Have)
• Prior experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
• Prior experience with Alteryx
• Basic SQL proficiency

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp5qj0-44-197-230-180-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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