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CBS Corporation Sr Analyst IT Finance in New York, New York

Sr Analyst IT Finance

REF#: 34876

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand — "the Eye" — one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film and interactive. CBS’ businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Network 10 Australia, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Interactive, CBS Sports Network, CBS Films, Showtime Networks, Pop, Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations and CBS Experiences.

DESCRIPTION:

CBS is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their Financial Planning & Analysis team in New York, NY.

The Financial Analyst will support the IT Division of CBS and will focus primarily on managing the financial analysis of the CBS Information Solutions & Technology. As part of an aligned FP&A team, the Financial Analyst will report directly into the Sr. Manager IT Finance, will assist in ensuring the accuracy and integrity of forecasts and budgets, tracking performance, managing monthly operating expenses, and using analysis to assist in driving informed decision making.

This position offers the right candidate an excellent opportunity within a successful and growing global media organization. It will provide wide ranging exposure to the evolving interactive content industry while working within the broader media umbrella of CBS Corporation.

Your day to day:

The Senior Analyst, IT Finance is responsible for managing the financial analysis of the CBS Information Solutions & Technology (IS&T) group. The Senior Analyst will be responsible for month-end close, creating project proposal, and financial modeling.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares/reviews budgets, quarterly estimates, including analysis and reporting for capital and project related expenses.

  • Monthly project capital/expense tracking and forecasting updates

  • Prepares monthly reporting and variance analysis and communicates monthly results to department heads and project owners.

  • Prepares the monthly accounting close including accruals, account analysis, and journal entries.

  • Responsible for the preparation of Capital Project Request (CPR) including analyze and validating the financial request.

  • Review, validate, and code all of the assigned invoices.

  • Cross train as back-ups for the other staff within the team.

  • Communicate with leaders across CBS Corporation.

  • Ad hoc analysis as needed, including supporting the finance team, management, and IT.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required.

  • Knowledge of GAAP and IT Finance.

  • 5 - 7 years of relevant work experience.

  • Highly proficient computer skills various applications with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines, manage multiple responsibilities and work independently with minimal amount of supervision.

  • Detail oriented.

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