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Financial Analyst


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 Financial Analyst to join the CBS Studios Development Finance team that is responsible for the Financial Administration, Budgeting, Forecasting, and Reporting for all talent term deals and development projects.


• Review incoming payment authorizations against contracts and create associated payment schedules.
• Collect all necessary employment start paperwork for new employees and weekly timecards for payroll processing.
• Prepare weekly payroll and submit to 3rd party payroll company and provide approval for company to release the final payroll.
• Prepare and obtain approval for accounts payable payments.
• Reconcile Development inventory accounts and purchase card activity.
• Assist in the preparation of Oracle general ledger journals to transfer costs to productions and to settle intercompany facility charges.

Basic Qualifications

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

Additional Qualifications

• Ability to learn and adapt to new scenarios in a fast-paced and dynamic production industry and within strict time guidelines.
• Strong communicator with the ability to moderate based on audience and demonstrate an ability to partner with a range of cross-functional partners.
• Strong work ethic and an acute attention to detail
• Exceptional organizational skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office with emphasis on advanced Excel skills.
• Prior experience with Entertainment Partners or other payroll companies


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