CBS Corporation Director, Financial Reporting in New York, New York

Director, Financial Reporting

REF#: 28517

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that 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. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, radio, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Radio, CBS Outdoor, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

DESCRIPTION:

  • Preparation of Form 10K and Form 10Q filings, including footnote and MD&A disclosures

  • Research new disclosure requirements for SEC filings

  • Assist in tagging of financial statements and footnotes for XBRL filing

  • Preparation of quarterly earnings releases

  • Preparation of quarterly operations reports to the board of directors

  • Preparation of reporting related to M&A transactions

  • Research technical accounting issues

  • Assist in special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CPA license

  • BS/MS in Accounting

  • 8+ years of experience at a "Big 4" or large accounting firm or a similar mix of Public/Private experience. SEC reporting experience required

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and how to apply them

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well under tight deadlines

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled