Full Time Job

Senior Vice President, Strategic Finance


New York, NY 07-26-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description


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.


The SVP, Strategic Finance is a key member of the Corporate Finance organization, reports to EVP, Corporate Finance, supports the CFO and works closely with Investor Relations and Division leadership. Partners with multiple stakeholders to: model short and long-term financials, incorporating trends in the media industry; lead the integrated long-range financial planning process; and oversee a team that has a comprehensive understanding of all key business drivers at the consolidated enterprise and division levels.

• Build and maintain financial models capturing short/long-term impacts of trends in the industry and impacts on our studios, networks, and OTT businesses
• Using up-to-date market data, model foreseen impacts to advertising, affiliate and content licensing revenues
• Develop best in class cash flow modeling for the business, incorporating current AI/software predictive modeling capabilities
• Proactively maintain competitor analysis and a point of view on industry trends, coordinating with Investor Relations for presentations to senior executives and the Board
• Implement integrated long-range planning process, and develop standardized templates, processes, and calendar to be used across all division finance organizations
• Partner with division leaders, Corporate Strategy, M&A, Investor Relations and Transformation office to ensure that LRP targets are aligned with division context, trends, pivotal initiatives and associated targets
• Work with CFO, division CFOs/finance partners and other leadership to develop quarterly Board of Director reporting, presentations and ad-hoc analysis
• Act as a support to business leads, providing decision support to achieve business goals
• Lead and develop finance team day-to-day by encouraging professional impact and a culture of feedback, support professional development


Basic Qualifications
• 15+ years in Finance; preferably within the Media/Entertainment industry
• Bachelor's Degree

Additional Qualifications
• CPA and/or MBA preferred
• Highly analytical, able to synthesize data and provide insightful narratives
• Strong project management, organizational skills, attention to detail and work ethic
• Results-oriented with ability to balance multiple assignments at a time in a fast paced environment to achieve desired results
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, able to convey information to a variety of internal and external audiences
• Experience creating materials for and communicating with CEO, CFO and Board
• Able to build positive relationships with finance peers
• Forward thinking, anticipating analysis needed by CFO and Senior Management
• Self-starter able lead a high-performing team
• Inspirational leader with strong change management skills

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.