Temporary Job

Finance Manager


London, United Kingdom 06-26-2020
  • Paid
  • Temporary
Job Description

Who We Are!

ViacomCBS Networks International,(VCNI) a unit of ViacomCBS Inc., is comprised of many of the world's most iconic consumer brands. Its portfolio includes Network 10, Channel 5, Telefe, Viacom 18, ViacomCBS International Studios, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount Network and Pluto TV among others. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, we provide powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents and across more than 180 countries.

Who You Are!

There are lots of people here doing all sorts of jobs and we believe that having all kinds of people from all kinds of backgrounds, makes this a great place to work! We work hard but in a fun environment and seek to nurture the best possible, inclusive environment. If you're passionate about working with diverse teams, leading by example and simply being you at work, this is the place for you!


4 Month Maternity Cover - No Agencies


Reporting to VCNI Senior Director, Financial Planning & Analysis


The Manager will help co-ordinate and liaise with the FP&A teams throughout VCNI (ViacomCBS Networks International) in order to deliver efficient and effective FP&A processes and outputs;
o Support VIMN's Financial Planning & Analytical processes
o Develops open communication and productive relationships with leadership, operations and finance, including the new FP&A COEs (Centres of Excellence)
o Works in collaboration with the systems teams and management to develop and enhance VCNI's analytical tools and processes
o Promotes a strong sense of excellence, urgency and appropriate level of support for deliverables


o Support all VCNI planning processes including outlooks, monthly forecasts, annual budgets and long range plans.
o Provision of detailed guidance & instruction outlining the processes and deliverables
o Management and communication of the VCNI planning calendar ensuring co-ordination with ViacomCBS and local businesses
o Deliver timely, accurate, and effective analysis and reporting of financial performance
o Work with the business to constantly identify and monitor risks & opportunities
o Work closely with systems team to ensure that processes are automated where possible and to optimise the support received

Presentation & Reporting:
o Creation, and on-going enhancement, of all planning and analytical presentation decks for management purposes
o Reporting to senior VCNI personnel in regular forecast updates
o Co-ordination with other finance teams where relevant to provide deeper level of understanding

COE Support & adhoc project work:
o Work with the COEs (Centres of Excellence) to help them understand VCNI/ViacomCBS requirements and systems
o Understand new system products and work with COEs to help integrate/utlise to improve current COE processes
o Be a go to contact for COE analysts for additional general systems/VCNI knowledge/support
o Support the design of scoping and reporting new GL hierarchies or lines of business, master governance
o Support adhoc projects


The ideal candidate will have broad financial experience in a media, entertainment, technology, internet or an adjacent industry. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of excelling in a fast-paced corporate culture.
o MBA, CA, CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA are preferred.
o Strong analytical, communication, presentation and management skills
o Commercially focused with a client service approach
o Confidence in building relationships with all levels of management
o Excellent written and oral communication skills
o High level of accuracy and attention to detail
o Well organised with strength in prioritising
o Flexible attitude to achieve results
o Positive outlook and ambition to progress
o Driven by a challenge

Whether you are a leader or hope to one day be, you will be a change maker by challenging the status quo, Lead with passion and purpose Drive collaboration and Lead with openness to individual differences and diverse perspectives.

What are our values - Bravery | Empathy | Honesty
Our values, and their related behaviours, guide how we show up to work each day and help ensure that we all treat each other with respect. The three values are intertwined and work together to drive the business outcomes we seek, and once combined we believe these will power our company forward.

What are our benefits

As well as being supported with your career goals you will be entitled to:
• Private Medical Insurance after completing 3 months of employment
• Season Ticket Loan
• Cycle to work scheme
• TV Package Discount
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Discounted Gym Membership
• Discounts for Local Shops and Restaurants and Access to Reward Gateway
• We are happy to talk about flexible working

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and we take our responsibility in safeguarding children and adults seriously. We work hard to ensure that everyone with whom we engage receive equal protection from all types of harm or abuse, regardless of age, disability, gender, racial heritage, religious belief, sexual orientation or identity; an obligation we take very seriously. To ensure, we are an exemplar in the field of safeguarding individuals, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria of the role applied for and for those who are successful in receiving an offer for roles that interact with children, completed background checks will be required prior to joining.

Locations UK-LONDON

Function Finance/Accounting/Tax

Brand Viacom International Media Networks

Company Profile
ViacomCBS is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, CBS All Access, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others.