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ViacomCBS Financial Analyst (CBS News) in New York, New York

REF#: 38336


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services, and other emerging platforms. The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises, including the ever-growing "Star Trek" universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.


We are currently seeking an eager and exceptional Financial Analyst for the CBS News, Hard News division. The role will report into the FP&A Manager - Hard News. This is a great entry-level position for a candidate looking to get a broad overview of corporate finance. This person will be responsible for the administration of various tasks about the day-to-day administration, monthly forecasting, and annual planning cycles, as well as ad hoc analysis and accounting. The ideal candidate is well organized, solution-oriented, and able to take initiative.


  • Analyze current and past financial data and performance

  • Identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement

  • Collaborate with the Hard News team on the monthly forecast and assist in development and preparation of the annual budget and long-range financial plan

  • Provide financial models and forecasting for Hard News departments and broadcasts

  • Prepare monthly budget performance reports for Hard News departments and broadcasts

  • Assist with the Weekly Bureau cost accounting and management

  • Assist with the monthly close process by organizing supporting documents for journal entries


We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience to be successful in the role:

  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent required

  • 2+ for years of experience with news coverage, cost accounting and/or financial planning

Additional Qualifications

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint

  • Strong PC skills with excellent competence in the use of MS Office,

  • Knowledge of ERP systems and related technologies

  • Ability to work in a team environment while working independently on multiple tasks

  • Intellectual curiosity, desire to learn about all aspects of hard news finance



FUNCTION: Finance/Accounting

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