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Director Production Finance

5155

Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Finance/Accounting
Studio City
Full-Time

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.

 

The Director of Production Finance Operations and Reporting is a key member of CBS Studios’ Production Finance team, reporting to the SVP, Finance, who is responsible for ensuring optimal financial operations of our productions guided by the Studio’s policies and procedures. Leading a team of five, the Director will review corporate reporting deliverables including cash forecasting, accounting system reconciliations, monthly and quarterly journals and reporting, and weekly funding of in-house and 3rd party productions including hedging foreign currency. The Director will work closely with Treasury, Controllership, FP&A, Tax, and other corporate functions and will seek opportunities to automate and/or implement efficiencies across operations.

Responsibilities

  • Review Corporate Deliverables including:
  • Production Cash Forecasts and Actuals to Forecast Variance Analysis
  • Commitments Schedules
  • Co-production Deficit Accruals and Forecasts
  • Tax Reporting
  • Accounting System Reconciliations
  • Miscellaneous Forecasts and Financial Statements
  • Weekly Funding Requests
  • Hedging Proposals
  • Oversee production set-up with accounting systems and banking.
  • Key contact for all audits
  • Motivate day-to-day and develop a team, by encouraging professional impact and a culture of feedback, mentoring, and employee development.
  • Collaborate across functional and business teams to develop business practices.
  • Guide team to successfully adopt and implement organizational process, procedure, and system changes.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required with some Accounting coursework
  • 7+ Years of related experience

Additional Qualifications

  • Prior experience in a large public accounting firm is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive self-starter and phenomenal teammate
  • Ability to be flexible and lead a team in a changing industry and organizational landscape.
  • Track record of handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and ability to independently navigate complex issues.
  • Proficiency in 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