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ViacomCBS Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis - Nickelodeon in New York, New York

About The Brand

Nickelodeon, now in its 40th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The brand includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, location-based experiences, publishing and feature films. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).

Overview and Responsibilities

What we’re looking for: A bright, intellectually curious individual who is excited to learn and analyze all financial aspects of a growing media business. The successful individual will be thorough, insightful, and passionate about financial planning, forecasting, business insights and reporting.

The Kids and Family Manager, FP&A is a pivotal member of the Kid’s and Family Finance organization and is responsible for assisting with the consolidation, reporting and analysis of the Kids & Family P&L and Free Cash Flow for inclusion in the long range plan, annual budget, and monthly forecasts. The role will also be responsible for contributing to ad hoc financial analysis to support Kids & Family strategic growth objectives.

The Manager will work directly with the Sr. Director FP&A to create, maintain and distribute performance metric packages containing both financial and non‐financial information to help inform Kids & Family management business decisions with the aim of driving profitability and growth. The Manager, together with the Sr. Director, will take ownership on the integrity and reporting of the financial planning system and build K&F financial statements to accurately track Core and Emerging line of business OIBDA and Free Cash Flow.

The Manager will also produce ongoing cause of change analyses to serve as inputs to quarterly earnings releases and K&F CFO/Brand President deliverables for each annual reforecast, quarterly P&L outlooks, quarterly financial results.

As a key member of ViacomCBS FP&A team, the K&F Manager, FP&A will play a significant role in supporting the K&F Sr. Director, FP&A in the ongoing management of Kids & Family business operations through consolidation, reporting and analytics on the Kids & Family operating results.


  • Partner with the K&F Finance organization to produce cause of change narratives and walks forfinalized P&L and Free Cash Flow scenarios providing insightful analysis as to the true nature of avariance, not just the dollar fluctuation.

  • Partner with Sr. Director, FP&A to generate analysis to help support the overall Kids & Familygrowth strategy across Core and Emerging lines of businesses by

  • Monitoring key metrics and analytics for business decision support

  • Partner with Emerging Finance and K&F Business Development teams for ad hocmodeling to support business decisions on emerging business initiatives as they mayarise

  • Partner with Sr. Director, FP&A and K&F finance team to build a quarterly OIBDA outlookprocess to monitor and communicate updates on projected quarterly results versus actualquarterly results.

  • Maintain a Kids & Family consolidated financial reporting package including P&L and Free Cash

  • Flow statements to support long range plan, annual budget, and monthly forecasts.

  • Ensure reporting and all FP&A outputs are produced accurately and consistent with thedeadlines established by ViacomCBS Corporate Finance.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years combined experience in a media organization, consulting firm, investment bank orpublic accounting firm

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting

Additional Qualifications

  • Highly analytical, with a focus on data‐based decision making, and strong Excel skills

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and motivated leader

  • Ability to synthesize complex analysis and ideas to communicate them in a straightforwardmanner is critical (both verbally and via e‐mail / PowerPoint)

  • Experience building and maintaining financial models, developing and using financial modelingtools & financial statement construction

  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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Location : CityStateForPosting New York, NY

Job Locations US-NY-New York

Brand Nickelodeon

Job Type Full-Time Staff

iCIMS ID 2020-14562