Senior Manager, FP&A, CBS Studios


Hollywood, CA, US, 90028



CBS Studios, a Paramount Global company produces 60+ series each year for a variety of customers including CBS Network, The CW, Paramount+, Showtime, Netflix, Apple and others. CBS Studios is a dynamic and growing division producing many of the top performing new series for the 2023/24 Season.



We are seeking a Senior Manager to join the CBS STudios Financial Planning and Analysis P&L team! The department coordinates with other divisions and studios to maintain financial projections (ultimates/lifetimes) for the more than 150 current and library titles that are produced and co-produced by the Studio. The department also coordinates with other internal divisions for information required in order to prepare CBS Studios’ monthly forecasts and annual budgets. The department prepares projected financial statements, presentations and variance analyses which are presented to senior management and submitted to the Corporate Finance team.


Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in the management and preparation of the P&L for annual budget and monthly forecasting.
  • Update and maintain show ultimates, P&L forecast templates, and various reports used during annual budget, monthly actuals and monthly forecasting.
  • Assist in reviewing the work of others on the P & L team.
  • Coordinate with other divisions and operational units during the planning process to ensure information is accurate and includes reasonable assumptions.
  • Assist in P&L actuals analyses with the Accounting Department.
  • Assist in preparation of variance analyses comparing to prior forecast, budget and prior year.
  • Assist in the management and oversight of CBS Studios’ TM1/SAC planning systems, working to improve processes and implement efficiencies.
  • Work with management to improve reporting for senior management.
  • Provide various ad hoc analyses when needed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, a focus in Accounting, Finance, or related area preferred
  • 6+ years of related FP&A and/or accounting experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Entertainment experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze financial data.
  • Works well as a teammate with strong interdependency within the team.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel (create formulas, pivot tables, vlookups, macros, etc) with a working knowledge of Access, Word and Power Point.
  • Experience with Oracle, SAP, SAC, Hyperion Essbase, TM1and Cognos helpful.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.




CBS, a subsidiary of Paramount Global, creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. It includes some of the industry’s most successful and popular brands and businesses: CBS Television Network, CBS News and Stations, CBS Sports, CBS Studios, CBS Media Ventures and CBS digital properties.




Hiring Salary Range: $98,400.00 - 120,000.00. 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.


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


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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles