CBS Corporation Accountant in New York, New York

Accountant

REF#: 26975

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

DESCRIPTION:

Position requires accountant to maintain attention to detail while working on numerous routine and ad hoc accounting support functions such as:

Responsible for accounting for royalties, participation and residual accruals, including journal entries to record activity, account reconciliations, and reporting for internal and external stakeholders

Manage the sub-leases process from end to end; including calculating costs, issuing monthly invoices, answering any questions for the tenants, and liaising with the AR team to track receipts Prepare various monthly journal entries and account reconciliations related to accrued expenses and other accounts, as appropriate

Assist with Free Cash Flow analysis, including budget and forecast and monthly variance analysis

Assist with audit requests, including financial statement audits, SOX testing and review, and foreign statutory audits

Assist in formulating, implementing and maintaining accounting policies and internal procedures

Proactively identify issues and areas for improvement

Complete special projects and analyses as directed by management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or related area of studies

1-3 years of related private industry or public accounting experience

Proficient verbal and written communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and build strong relationships across the organization

Demonstrate strong analytical, organizational, creative, and critical thinking skills

Able to execute multiple tasks under pressure and tight deadlines

Can work efficiently and effectively in a team atmosphere

Ability to work independently and with team members in remote locations

Solid MS Office skills with strong knowledge in Excel.

Must successfully pass a background check.

Preferred:

Experience with Oracle Financials or similar systems

Experience with accounting treatment for new media and related reporting is a huge plus

CPA or CPA candidate with Big 4 experience a plus

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled