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Sr Financial Analyst - FP&A


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 seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to join the Financial Planning and Analysis Cash Flow team. The department coordinates with other divisions and other studios in order to maintain financial projections (ultimates/lifetimes) for more than 130 current and library titles that are produced/co-produced by the Studio. The department also coordinates with other divisions within the company for information required in order to prepare CBS Studios’ monthly forecasts and annual budgets. The department prepares projected financial statements, presentations and variance analyses which are presented to senior management and submitted to the Corporate Finance team.




  • Assist in the management and preparation of the P&L for annual budget and monthly forecasting.
  • Update and maintain show Ultimates, Cash Flow forecast templates, and various reports used during annual budget, monthly actuals and monthly forecasting.
  • Coordinate with other divisions and operational units during the planning process to ensure information is accurate and includes reasonable assumptions.
  • Submit weekly 4 month rolling treasury forecasts to Corporate Treasury.
  • Track daily receipts and disbursements activity at quarter/year end to help senior management handle cash flow.
  • Assist in Cash Flow actuals analyses with the Accounting Department.
  • Assist in variance analyses comparing to prior forecast, budget and prior year.
  • Run and analyze reports from the general ledger.
  • Provide various ad hoc analyses when needed.
  • Assist with training and supervision of Analyst position.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting.
  • Three to four years in a position (inclusive of internships) in either a finance or accounting department preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to coordinate and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Requires strong analytical skills to analyze financial data.
  • Possess strong interdependency within the team.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel (build formulas, pivot tables, VLOOKUPs, macros, etc) with a working knowledge of Access, Word and Power Point.
  • Experience with Oracle (or SAP), TM1 and Cognos advantageous.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.



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