GL Accountant -maternity cover (Paramount)

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Amsterdam, NL


Is this the role for you?

In this position you will be responsible for handling various accounting and reporting matters in support of Paramount’s international businesses, with a focus on account reconciliation.

What will you be doing?

  • Perform daily accounting activities.
  • Perform journal entries, reporting analysis and prepare documentation to support journal entries and reconciliations, including but not limited to:

-Intangible amortization

-Fixed Assets


-Open items clearing

-Interest income and expense

-Cash accounting

-Non-title allocations

-Other income and expense

-Prepaid amortization

-Employee benefits

-Payroll and Pension accounting

-Inter/Intra company and FX clearing

-Financial Lease accounting

  • Complete monthly/quarterly/annual reconciliations in the Reconciliation tool, including:

-Balance Sheet accounts

-Inter-company confirmations

-Fixed Assets


  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly, and annual closing of your entities
  • Reporting and analysis – balance and non by title P&L review
  • Support to Annual statutory accounts and Audit process
  • Statistic and ad hoc Reports required for the different territories.
  • Special projects and other duties as requested and assigned by management.
  • Timely and accurate handling of the above-mentioned tasks.

What are we looking for?

Key competencies:

  • Recognized degree in accounting/finance
  • Minimum of 4 to 5 years work experience providing accounting support to a global organization
  • Knowledge of financial analysis, US GAAP, IFRS

Technical competencies

  • Proficiency with SAP Financials and Microsoft Excel advanced
  • Proficiency in accounting incl. recognition criteria, value considerations, and rules surrounding amortization
  • Proficiency in accounting for Intercompany, employee benefits and payroll for a global organization
  • Proficiency in other income and expense recognition, including interest income and expense.
  • Understanding of appropriate reconciliation processes, and required supporting documentation (3rd party documentation, internal vs external system documentation, etc.)
  • Overall proficiency in accounting principles and practices under US GAAP and IFRS

General competencies:

  • Must have excellent written & verbal communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Able to work collaboratively and optimally communicate with business unit-specific accounting teams.
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously, prioritize workload efficiently and meet strict deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-starter with ability to proactively identify issues and opportunities for improvement, propose resolutions and implement solutions.
  • Ability to work under great pressure.
  • Proven ability to perform detailed research and to provide solution driven results.

All Paramount employees are expected to undertake additional and varied tasks as required



Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The film studio’s iconic logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as The Godfather, Chinatown, Forrest Gump and Titanic; and blockbuster franchises such as Star Trek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible and Sonic the Hedgehog. Recent, innovative, break-out films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Arrival, Rocketman, and A Quiet Place have added to Paramount’s film legacy. With a beautiful 65-acre lot in the heart of Hollywood, a worldwide network of offices and a culture of engagement, Paramount Pictures’ passionate employees ensure the studio continues to deliver creativity and innovation to a dynamic industry. Paramount Pictures controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, and Paramount Players. PPC operations also include Paramount Home Entertainment, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. Paramount Pictures is a subsidiary of Paramount, which connects with billions of people worldwide through its global brands including MTV, CBS, Paramount Network, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, BET and streaming service Paramount+.

 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.

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