Full Time Job

Director Of Planning and Operations

CBS Television Stations

Boston, MA 10-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description


CBS Boston is seeking a Director of Planning and Operations. Responsibilities include:
• Partner with station GM to ensure the stations' financial resources are being used in the most effective and efficient manner
• Develop monthly forecasts and annual budgets, financial analysis and financial reporting of actual performance versus forecasts by department
• Coordinate annual budget process and presentation including out-of-market meetings with division executives
• Monitor and oversee expense control of the stations and be proactive with cost reduction leadership. Review and Approve all Station Term Sheets and PO's.
• Assist with Union Negotiations in certain markets with local agreements
• Provide Station performance analysis and ad hoc reporting requests to division Financial Planning and to TV Station Management
• Partner with Local News, Engineering and Sales Department Heads to proactively manage the day to day Operations and challenges in running Local Stations
• Liaison with central internal controls to ensure compliance
• Work with various station vendors to develop pricing and negotiate contracts


• At least 7 to 10 years of relevant experience in roles of increasing responsibility in Finance Management
• Results-Oriented, innovative and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to wirk in a team environment, multi-task and maintain strict confidentiality
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate leadership and management skills
• Television or Industry experience required
• Oracle accounting system experience is preferred
• College Degree required, with an Accounting or Finance major, CPA or MBA preferred
• Out of market and outside normal business hours availability required