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Sr Financial Analyst (Production Finance)


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Studio City

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Reports to: Senior Vice President Finance
Direct Reports: N/A

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 preferred 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 believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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