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

Sr Manager, IT Finance

REF#: 33378


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


Job Description:

The IT Finance Senior Manager is responsible for managing the financial analysis of the CBS Information Solutions & Technology (IS&T) group. The senior manager will be responsible for presenting financial information at meetings which could include internal actual, budget and forecast p&l data as well as capital expenditures and project expenses, and, if appropriate comparisons to industry metrics and/or standards. The senior manager will also be responsible for financial analysis of IS&T Projects including financial modeling, financial comparisons, analytical assessments and provide The Head of IS&T Finance (CFO) with key data for informed decision making.


  • Responsible for preparing and communicating high level financial analyses for the head of IS&T Finance (CFO)

  • Responsible for reviewing vendor proposals and making recommendations for savings.

  • Responsible for risk analysis around vendor proposals and internal projects.

  • Responsible for developing and reviewing project resource plans.

  • Responsible for creating project proposals/presentations for management and business partners.

  • Utilizes knowledge to manage expenses, make recommendations for savings, and alert management to risks.

  • Develops in-depth knowledge of the business entities/department(s) supported.


Skills/Experience Required:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Finance

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Enthusiastic team player and strong leadership skills

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Detail oriented and able to work under pressure

  • Extensive knowledge of Excel & Powerpoint - specifically financial modeling; graphical presentations

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, financial reporting requirements, and internal control procedures.

Educational Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • MBA Preferred


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