Full Time Job

Financial Analyst

ViacomCBS

New York, NY 03-18-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

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.

Responsibilities:
• 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

QUALIFICATIONS:

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



JOB CATEGORY: Finance

FUNCTION: Finance/Accounting

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