Financial Analyst, (CBS Interactive)

Ref#: 37232
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Location: San Francisco, CA, US

About Us:

CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Role Details:
The Financial Analyst will be an important member of the ViacomCBS Digital Financial Planning &Analysis (FP&A) team and will interact with many different groups within the organization. Primary responsibilities will include 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 focuses on the Central Services division and will also involve all other Business Units within Interactive.

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 ViacomCBS Corporation.

Your Day-to-Day:
  • Assist with annual budgeting, monthly forecasting, and headcount planning for CBSi Central Services departments (i.e. Facilities, Legal, HR, Corporate Communications, etc.)
  • Manage recharges, accruals, contracts, and invoices for Central departments and brands across the company
  • Prepare reconciliations and variance analyses of forecast/budget to actual results for revenue and expense accounts
  • Partner with BU leaders on expense management to maintain accurate forecasts
  • Ad hoc reporting, modeling, and analyses
What you bring to the team:
You have -
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in FP&A, finance or equivalent quantitative roles
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent training required (preferably in Finance, Accounting, or Economics)
  • Strong analytical skills, with an ability to understand and articulate financial data
  • High level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong work ethic, accuracy, and attention to detail
  • Strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
You might also have -
  • Experience with Salesforce, Cognos TM1 and Oracle Financials a plus
EEO Statement:

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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