Full Time Job

Affiliate Finance Director

CBS

New York, NY 04-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:
Overview

We are looking for a Director to join the Affiliate Finance team within US Networks Distribution. The Affiliate Finance Team is responsible for the reporting and analysis of all financial information through budgeting, monthly/quarterly close and forecasting processes. The

Director is a key role in all aspects of affiliate finance and reverse compensation revenue. This individual will be responsible for billing, payments, forecasting and affiliate maintenance as well as providing financial reporting and analysis by utilizing the departments billing, forecasting and general ledger systems. This position reports to the Senior Vice President, CBS Affiliate Finance.

Responsibilities

In partnership with the Senior Vice President, CBS Affiliate Finance, the Director will…
• Demonstrate cross-functional expertise in accrual-based revenue accounting, billing, accounts receivable, cash management and collections
• Invoice our 200 affiliates monthly through Oracle billing system
• Perform monthly/quarterly close and forecasting procedures for respective affiliates
• Maintain all aspects of vMVPD's; these include forecasting, accruals and quarterly payments
• Ensure the integrity of data transferred among various financial applications
• Help research variance analysis of actuals to estimates in order to effectively adjust monthly forecasts
• Upload and maintain new affiliate agreements in Oracle
• Provide comprehensive data from SNL Kagan, Nielsen and BIA for presentations used for strategy in negotiating affiliation agreements
• Point person to provide PwC and Internal Audit group any documentation relating to Reverse Compensation
• Ad hoc reporting and analyses

QUALIFICATIONS:

Basic Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree required, focus in Finance and/or Accounting
• At least 7+ years of related FP&A
• Strong experience with Excel. Must be comfortable working with large data sets and databases

Additional Qualifications
• Proactive self-starter
• Phenomenal teammate
• Excellent financial modeling skills
• Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing industry and organizational landscape
• Track record of handling multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
• Experience with financial billing systems (e.g. Oracle)
• Experience with forecasting/reporting tools (e.g. TM1)
• Experience with general ledger systems (e.g. Oracle)
• Excellent written and oral communication skills



JOB CATEGORY: Finance

FUNCTION: Operations

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5kpb7-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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