CBS Corporation Accountant - CBS Television Stations Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Accountant - CBS Television Stations Philadelphia

REF#: 27463

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA


CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


CBS 3, KYW-TV and CW Philly 57, the CBS-owned and operated television stations in Philadelphia, has an immediate openings for an accountant. This position provides analytical and administration support to the Controller and Accounting Manager. Requires the utmost discretion and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. Processing weekly and biweekly payroll in accordance with company policy and union agreements, preparation and remittance of monthly payroll deductions, weekly payroll trend analysis, month end closing journal entry and analysis. Assisting with G/L accounts assigned by supervisor, SOX testing, annual budget preparations, capital projects and fixed asset maintenance. Backup to A/P, bank deposits and daily station broadcast log reconciliations. Additional duties include but not limited to assisting employees with payroll procedures, filing and maintaining permanent business records. Additional duties as assigned by supervisor and Controller.


Detail oriented with exemplary organizational skills, ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while adapting to changing deadlines and priorities. Must be able to work independently, prioritize work and handle simultaneous assignments with success and accuracy. Must consistently demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and discretion. Minimum of two years’ experience supporting financial management in a confidential environment. Solid Microsoft Office skills with an emphasis on Excel. Oracle experience a plus. BS degree in Business with a concentration in Accounting preferred.


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