Spring Intern - Financial Planning & Analysis

CBS Interactive

Remote / Virtual 09-16-2020
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description


CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET,,,, GameSpot,, and, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.


The intern will work within our Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team to provide support for month end close and reporting, monthly forecasting, annual budgeting process and ad hoc projects. This internship offers excellent training and mentorship. It is ideal for a student who wishes to explore and/or pursue a career in Finance, especially FP&A.

Role Responsibilities:

Assist in various aspects of monthly close process, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations

Use data to charge out major invoices to various departments in the company

Work with FP&A team to compare variances of actual results to forecast and budget

Create process documentation for key financial tasks and responsibilities

Participate in the monthly forecast process, including budgeting for CBSi events

Participate in other ad-hoc projects as they arise


Time commitment options:

full-time, 40 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 9am - 6pm) but times may vary per team or part time, at least 16 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 9am - 6pm) but times may vary per team

This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines

• Student who is actively pursuing a career in Accounting or Finance
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in Excel
• Ability to pick up new skills quickly
• Proven leadership ability
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment
• Willing and open to learning and to new ideas
• Must have the highest ethical standards and the ability to discretely and responsibly deal with sensitive and confidential information
• Ability to work independently, but also work well with co-workers in a team environment

Additional Requirements:
• Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp
• Must be at least 18 years old

Company Profile
CBS Interactive

CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of ViacomCBS as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry.