CBS Corporation Director, Original Programming Finance in West Hollywood, California
Director, Original Programming Finance
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Showtime
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: West Hollywood, CA
Showtime Networks is searching for an Original Programming Finance Director in our West Hollywood office. Responsibilities include:
Managing the ultimate programming costs on Showtime’s Original Programming slate of owned, co-produced, and licensed content and managing the reporting and financial planning and analysis for Showtime’s Original Programming assets and network license fee amortization as reported in the SHO network income statement.
The Director prepares detailed series economic executive reports for Showtime’s premium original series and slate analysis management reports.
The Director must have database or business intelligence system experience to help drive process design and optimization.
This position works closely with other finance, business affairs and programming groups within CBS and Showtime.
Duties also include collaborating with Research on preparing a cross-platform viewership analysis on our premium series, managing the network amortization models, and preparing detailed analyses that support the Original Programming amortization annual budget, monthly rolling forecasts and LRP submissions.
The individual in this position reports to the Vice President of Original Programming Finance and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced team environment.
Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of 7 years of experience within a Finance/Accounting environment, preferably concentrated in the entertainment industry.
Network/Cable Programming Finance and FP&A experience is preferred.
B.S. degree in Accounting or Finance highly preferred. CPA/MBA preferred.
Managerial/supervisory experience is required.
Thorough knowledge and application of ASC 920 & 926.
Strong project management and presentation skills are required.
Must be highly proficient using Microsoft Excel and in using Tableau (or similar business intelligence system) for data analysis and reporting.
Oracle/PeopleSoft general ledger and TM1 Budgeting & Planning experience are preferred.
Must have the ability to multi-task.
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, SMILF, THE CHI, KIDDING, ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA and BLACK MONDAY. 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® and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV, Sony PlayStation™ Vue, and YouTube TV. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at  www.showtime.com and  www.showtimeanytime.com.
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