CBS Corporation Senior Finance Coordinator in Los Angeles, California

Senior Finance Coordinator

REF#: 27169

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The On-Air Promotions group seeks experienced Senior Financial Coordinator to oversee payroll issues, timesheets and payments.

  • Oversee all employee payroll issues including distributing and collecting weekly time sheets, submitting additional payments of non-CBS payroll employees, and tracking comp day balances.

  • Oversee all talent/production personnel payments and submitting to Entertainment Partners.

  • Submit monthly WGA report and keep current with various unions’ issues.

  • Generate, manage and process purchase orders and check requisitions requested by the various west coast Marketing departments.

  • Analyze posting register during month-end close and review accounting entries and transfer journals

  • Coordinate timely invoice payments with Shared Services.

  • Prepare and submit expense reports for the EVP and SVP of On-Air Promotion, VP of Production & Operations, and various Creative Directors.

  • Monitor daily Cloud activity and report potential overages to management.

  • Conduct ad hoc accounting and financial analysis for the Manager of Financial Operations & Administration.



  • Experience working in accounting/financial/payroll environment.

  • Possess strong analytical and accounting skills, as well as a clear understanding of financial concepts.

  • Must have strong organizational abilities and be very detail oriented.

  • Highly proficient in MS Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Well organized and detail oriented.

  • Strong communication (both verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

  • Able to work well under pressure in order to deal with daily on-air scheduling deadlines.

  • Able to make independent decisions in the handling of sensitive and confidential information while exercising good judgment and discretion.


  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Finance or Accounting preferred.



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