CBS Corporation Director, Reporting and Analysis in New York, New York

Director, Reporting and Analysis

REF#: 29477

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, EPISODES, DICE, the upcoming drama I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to [1] www.SHO.com.

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DESCRIPTION:

This position leads a team charged with overseeing the consolidation, monitoring and analyses of operational processes and reporting for Affiliate Finance and Business Operations. Manage timely review and submission of related information from Affiliate Finance, Field Sales, Marketing, Advertising, Creative Services, Network Operations, Digital Media, Digital Distribution, Product Development, and Broadband Expense departments. Track, review and analyze all Distribution Revenue and Revenue-Related Expenses. This position has supervisory responsibilities for two Managers of Reporting and Analysis.

Manage all consolidated reporting schedules and analyses in connection with the budget and estimate processes, the monthly close and special projects as needed by senior management and the business units, including both P&L and Cash operations, Accounts Receivable agings schedules, and tracking processes. Manage all reporting deadlines and ensure they are met (Budget, LRP, estimates, monthly closes, and monthly/quarterly cash and P&L tracking). Review all consolidated schedules to ensure accuracy.

Revise Reporting and Analysis needs as the business evolves. Review all reporting across Affiliate Finance and Business Operations and streamline as needed, ensuring optimal efficiency. Coordinate and manage involvement of IS&T with maintenance and upgrades of the data warehouse and financial applications.

Create and update ad hoc reports and analyses which drive business decisions for distribution revenue growth and effective expense management and investments; create presentations as required or requested by senior management, business units, Finance or Affiliate Finance in support of senior management meetings with CBS Corporate, especially 4Q Budget Strategy presentation, Mid-Year Review presentation and interim strategy presentations. Maintain and further streamline affiliate industry benchmarking analyses and relevant financial analysts' reported information

Work closely with members of the financial organization in team development by supporting the principles of effective teams. Lead team of two managers under the guidelines of the team initiative within Corporate Finance, including the active performance of mid-year and year-end reviews, timely delivery of performance feedback within the team, goal setting, career development and training, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5-8 years Finance experience

  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance; MBA or CPA preferred

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Proven time management skills and strong ability to prioritize daily and weekly workload requirements

  • Solid oral and written communication skills

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines proactively and effectively

  • Ability to communicate about and resolve issues as they arise

  • Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, TM1, and PeopleSoft Enterprise One

  • Proven knowledge of and background with generally accepted accounting principles and the application thereof

  • Personnel management experience

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled