CBS Corporation Summer 2017 Masters Finance Intern in New York, New York

Summer 2017 Masters Finance Intern

REF#: 26832

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, TVGuide.com and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

DESCRIPTION:

The intern will work within our Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team to provide support for month end close and reporting, monthly forecasting, annual budgeting process and ad hoc projects. This internship offers excellent training and mentoring. It is ideal for a student who wishes to explore and/or pursue a career in Finance, specifically FP&A.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Assist in various aspects of monthly close process, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations

  • Assist in weekly/monthly reporting to management

  • Work with FP&A team to compare variances of actual results to forecast and budget

  • Assist in forecasting certain revenue and expense accounts

  • Participate in the budget planning process

  • Participate in other ad-hoc projects as they arise

Logistics:

  • Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm) but times may vary per team

  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Student who is actively pursuing a career in Accounting or Finance (required)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work and adapt to change in a fast paced environment

  • Flexible, open minded and forward thinking

  • Willing and open to learning and to new ideas

  • Ability to work independently, but also work well with co-workers in a team environment

  • 3.0 GPA or above

Additional Requirements:

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university

  • Must be at least 18 years old

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled