Financial Analyst

Ref#: 32239
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

This is a Financial Analyst position that forecasts and models broadcast revenue to provide insight into the Network television marketplace for senior management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Budgeting and Forecasting Revenue for CBS Network along with Variance Analysis

  • Upfront and Scatter marketplace analysis

  • Valuation of Sports and Entertainment properties used for acquisitions

  • Liaison with Interactive group to assist with forecasting

  • Work with IT to improve our systems

  • Present analysis to senior management


Skills/Qualifications for the Ideal candidate:

  • 4 year college degree in Accounting/Finance is a must

  • Strong Excel skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Able to balance multiple projects at once

  • Very organized and detail orientated

  • Interest in Media/work experience in Media is a plus

  • Must have a minimum of 1-2 years’ work experience

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