CBS Corporation Senior Financial Analyst in Los Angeles, California

Senior Financial Analyst

REF#: 27523

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Radio

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets - including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio - as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit www.cbsradio.com.

DESCRIPTION:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


Prepare daily, weekly and monthly sales analysis and reporting for management and third parties.


Assist Controllers with budgeting and forecast process, including maintenance and uploading of monthly forecasts.


Identify information needs based on interaction with Controllers and operating departments, and create processes or analysis in response.


Analyze third party cost of sales, commissions, and other controllable costs as assigned


Perform variance analysis, with emphasis on sales and balance sheet comparisons.


Assist in implementation and enforcement of financial controls, including internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley testing


Process all local tax payments.


Special assignments include ad hoc managerial reports and corporate projects and presentations.


Other duties and projects as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Our ideal candidate is an energetic, self-motivated individual who possesses the following:


Excellent analytical and research skills.


High level of proficiency in Excel (e.g., V-Lookups, pivot tables).


Strong communication skills; comfortable interacting with station management.


Ability to prioritize and maintain focus in a fast paced environment.


Familiarity with basic accounting processes, with exposure to general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, reconciliation and month end closing.


Radio/broadcast industry experience a plus.


4-years experience in Finance and/or Accounting strongly preferred.


4-year degree in Accounting or Finance required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, stand, sit, walk, use hands, reach with hands/arms and manipulate a computer keyboard and ten-key machine. May occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Job requires a majority of the work day to be spent sitting and typing at computers.

NOTE: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by the employee, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled