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Senior Financial Analyst Production Finance


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Studio City

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms.

The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.


We are currently seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the CBS Studios Production Finance team whose responsibility is the Financial Administration, Forecasting, and Reporting for Studio productions.


  • Accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting of assigned business units and projects and the consolidation of those results. Includes monthly, quarterly, and annual preparation and presentation to management.
  • Perform reconciliations and prepare financial results.
  • Review TV production projects’ financial statements, perform variance analysis and deliver results to management.
  • Coordinate the recording of studio accounting entries with location show accountants.
  • Preparation of external audit requests and supporting documents and schedules.
  • Preparation and input or coordination of journal entries necessary for month/quarter/year-end cycles: Accruals, re-classing entries, inter-company, and intra-project accounting.
  • Track Co-Production Billings, Process Payments, and calculate and account for recurring accruals.
  • Prepare / Coordinate domestic and foreign wire transfer requests for production funding and misc. show payments.
  • Review of Bank account reconciliations and support of location show accountants in resolving reconciling items.
  • Ad-hoc reporting and special projects.
  • Key lead in implementing system and process restructuring to gain efficiencies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required with some Accounting coursework.
  • 4+ years (including internships) of related experience.

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new scenarios in a fast-paced and dynamic production industry.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to moderate based on audience and demonstrate an ability to partner with a range of cross-functional partners.
  • Strong critical thinking skills and an acute attention to detail
  • Great work ethic and self-initiated personal growth
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel


ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles