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Financial Manager

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POSITION TITLE: Financial Manager
REPORTS TO:  Chief Financial Officer
STATUS: Regular, Full-Time, Exempt

About PBS SoCal

PBS SoCal KOCE is home to PBS for Greater Los Angeles and Southern California.  The organization delivers its mission to foster a love of learning, culture and community through distinctive PBS programming available on four broadcast channels and online, as well as person-to-person experiences in the classroom and the community.

The Financial Manager reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer and supports all long-term financial planning and strategy, annual budgets and monthly forecast. If you are an experienced finance professional who enjoys working in a changing and fast paced environment, then send your cover letter and resume to

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Annual Budget and Long-Term Plan

  • Prepare Budget Schedules (P&L, Balance Sheets and Cash Flows) and PowerPoint presentation slides for executive and Board approvals
  • Support advancement, membership and underwriting teams in understanding and analyzing revenue budgets
  • Monthly Re-Forecast Process
  • Work with department leaders in extrapolating variances and reforecasting annual results

Executive Financial Support

  • Produce key reports and analyses including: cash flow forecasts, financial modeling, variance analyses, show partnership waterfalls and ROI analyses, etc.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and four years of experience with FP&A, Investment Banking, and Auditing and/or Accounting/Financial Reporting
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Prior experience in preparing annual budgets and performing variance analysis
  • Experience in financial modeling and calculating KPI’s (ROI, Pay-back, CPM’s, variances, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work with cross functional teams

Benefits and Compensation

  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 4% match

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to

Public Media Group of Southern California

The Public Media Group of Southern California (PMGSC) tells stories that matter through original programs that reflect the diversity of the region, and the full schedule of trusted PBS programs. Our content channels – PBS SoCal, KCET and Link TV – are available for free on internet-connected screens, seven local broadcast channels, and one national satellite channel.

A donor-supported community institution, PMGSC sparks the sharing of ideas at in-person cultural events and community conversations, and delivers social impact through services that prepare our most vulnerable children for school.