Planning Analyst

Employment type: Full-time
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-10-23
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-23


Corus Entertainment is one of Canada's most successful integrated media and entertainment companies. Founded by JR Shaw, the company was built from the media assets originally owned by Shaw Communications, and spun off as a separate, publicly-traded company in 1999. Since then, our asset base has grown remarkably through strategic acquisitions and a strong operating discipline. Corus Entertainment's stock is found on the TSX under the symbol CJR.B.

Corus Entertainment

TV Finance Department

Television Division


Toronto, ON

Corus Entertainment – Television has an exciting opportunity for a Planning Analyst at our Toronto location. Reporting to the Sr. Financial Analyst, TV Division, the successful candidate will provide forecasting, budgeting, and analytical support to the Television Planning group.


Support monthly forecasting and budgeting processes

Support of program rights forecasting and monthly duties for amortization and payments

Assist with preparation of quarterly management reporting packages

Assist with preparation of financial statements and flash reports for quarterly (Networks) Board meetings

Participate in the implementation of budgeting/forecast/reporting system

Assist with quarter-end tasks

Ad-hoc analysis and special projects as required.


College or Bachelor degree; Major in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration is an asset

Well developed communication/presentation, interpersonal and problem solving skills

Analytical and financial modeling skills required

Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

Deadline oriented, attention to details, multi-tasking and organization skills, with ability to work under pressure

A positive, energetic, friendly manner, enabling the successful candidate to deal with challenges with empathy and sincerity.

This position will appeal to a highly motivated self-starter who can make a significant contribution to the Planning Team.

Interested applicants are invited to send a resume along with the salary expectation by October 31, 2014 to:

Kerri Siddall

Sr. Financial Analyst, Television


*Please include “Planning Analyst” in the subject line of your email.

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

RTH: 8424


Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Broadcasting, Radio and TV

Job Function: Financial Services