Full Time Job

Financial Analyst

CBS News

New York, NY 04-26-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Financial Analyst (CBS News)

We are currently seeking an eager and exceptional Financial Analyst for the CBS News, Hard News division. The role will report into the FP&A Manager - Hard News. This is a great entry-level position for a candidate looking to get a broad overview of corporate finance. This person will be responsible for the administration of various tasks about the day-to-day administration, monthly forecasting, and annual planning cycles, as well as ad hoc analysis and accounting. The ideal candidate is well organized, solution-oriented, and able to take initiative.

• Analyze current and past financial data and performance
• Identify trends in financial performance and provide recommendations for improvement
• Collaborate with the Hard News team on the monthly forecast and assist in development and preparation of the annual budget and long-range financial plan
• Provide financial models and forecasting for Hard News departments and broadcasts
• Prepare monthly budget performance reports for Hard News departments and broadcasts
• Assist with the Weekly Bureau cost accounting and management
• Assist with the monthly close process by organizing supporting documents for journal entries


We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience to be successful in the role:
• Bachelor's degree or the equivalent required
• 2+ for years of experience with news coverage, cost accounting and/or financial planning

Additional Qualifications
• Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and PowerPoint
• Strong PC skills with excellent competence in the use of MS Office,
• Knowledge of ERP systems and related technologies
• Ability to work in a team environment while working independently on multiple tasks
• Intellectual curiosity, desire to learn about all aspects of hard news finance


FUNCTION: Finance/Accounting

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4y147-3-238-173-209-42 in your application.

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