Manager, Programming Finance

Ref#: 27278
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

About Us:

With critically-acclaimed and award-winning hits that include BILLIONS, THE AFFAIR, HOMELAND, RAY DONOVAN, MASTERS OF SEX, SHAMELESS, DEXTER®, HOUSE OF LIES, EPISODES and PENNY DREADFUL, Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI) has firmly established itself as a producer and provider of quality original programming.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL™  and 60 MINUTES SPORTS™. SNI also owns and manages Smithsonian Channel™, through its joint venture with the Smithsonian Institution.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon and Google. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Prime Video. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV®.


Showtime Networks is searching for a Manager for the Programming Finance department in our Los Angeles office. 

Responsibilities include the monthly reporting and financial planning and analysis for Showtime’s Original Programming assets and amortization. The Manager prepares a detailed Programming expense financial package and in-depth variance analysis for both monthly reporting and budgeting and forecasting submissions. This position works closely with other corporate and operational finance groups within Showtime. Duties also include preparing monthly Programming/Production related analyses for the corporate tax department, quarterly audit schedules and detailed analysis that support LA Programming Finance’s annual budget, monthly rolling forecasts and LRP corporate submissions. The individual in this position reports to the Director of Programming Finance and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, bi-coastal team environment.

Qualified candidates must possess a minimum of 4-5 years of experience within a Finance/Accounting environment, with a portion of this time preferably concentrated in the entertainment industry.  

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and forecasting concepts is a must. 

Strong project management and presentation skills are required.  

Must be highly proficient using Microsoft Excel and in using Tableau (or similar business intelligence system) for data analysis and reporting.  

Experience with a general ledger and a budgeting system are also required. 

Oracle/PeopleSoft general ledger and IBM Cognos TM1 Budgeting & Planning experience are preferred.
Must have the ability to multi-task.

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting  or related field

MBA or CPA preferred

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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