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CBS Corporation Senior Financial Analyst in New York, New York

Senior Financial Analyst

REF#: 34206

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


This role is to assist with the streamlining of finance operations, providing strategic planning, creating innovative solutions and redefining operations and practices. Key duties include monthly financial close, monthly forecast, budget and long-range plan cycles, capital requests, and expense control management.

  • Develop and improve financial analysis and forecasts utilizing Excel, Oracle and TM1 Forecast & Budgeting Software

  • Work collaboratively with accounting during month end close process to ensure accuracy of actual results

  • Provide financial support to business partners including expense control, budgeting, forecasting, trend analysis, and reporting of actual results

  • Assist in developing financial models supporting new business opportunities and workflow improvements to reduce cost

  • Work collaboratively with business partners to develop the annual Capital Spending plan

  • Prepare monthly Capital Spend reports as well as a monthly Capital forecast

  • Manage multiple tasks in a deadline-driven environment with a high level of accuracy

  • Involvement in special projects related to business development, strategic growth and ad hoc analysis

  • Serve as a strategic business partner, bringing an understanding of Finance, value creation and business drivers



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Strategic thinker and the ability to work with a team to meet business group goals and objectives

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

  • Self-motivated team player who consistently strives to exceed goals and objectives

  • 3 - 5 years relevant work experience, including forecasting and budgeting experience


  • Private/Public background preferred with a CPA a plus


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