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ViacomCBS Production Finance Executive in Studio City, California

REF#: 37308


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.


  • Prepare and review pilot and pattern budgets for assigned projects

  • Maintain accurate budget templates for multiple shooting locations

  • Review weekly costs (EFC’s) and prepare weekly Cost Status Report for assigned projects

  • Manage daily production accounting responsibilities for assigned productions, including:

  • Approval of transactions exceeding policy limits

  • Review trial balances and approve weekly petty cash reconciliations

  • Review and approve monthly cash forecast and third party & foreign production funding

  • Recruit, hire and manage freelance production accountants

  • Review and update Production Accounting Policies and Procedures

  • Perform location audits during production period on assigned projects

  • Coordinate corporate internal audits of assigned productions

  • Provide financial support to Production Executives and other CBS departments (BA/Legal)

  • Coordinate financial terms of co-productions

  • Manage estimation, application, audit and collection of film tax incentives on assigned projects

  • Manage and Track Insurance claims

  • Take the lead on planning and support on special projects, including

  • Affordable Care Act

  • V5 (Vista)Location Accounting System Testing and Implementation

  • DPL coordination and assistance with implementation

  • Provide financial support to other various special projects as business need arises


  • Industry experience desired

  • Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalent

  • Strong accounting background

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Ability to work constructively in a fast passed environment

  • Ability to interact positively within a major corporate financial environment

  • Strong computer skills


FUNCTION: Finance/Accounting

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