CBS Corporation Credit and Collections/Financial Analyst in Santa Monica, California

Credit and Collections/Financial Analyst

REF#: 26423

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Distribution

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA


CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD's critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 and #2 newsmagazines Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, along with The Insider; court show Hot Bench; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.


  • Responsible for assessing the credit risk of new clients, both domestic and international, by analyzing financial statements, D&B reports and various other sources of information

  • Build and maintain relationships with global clients, sales departments, executives, Business Affairs, and other finance and accounting staff to:

  • Collections of accounts receivable

  • Resolve disputes with global clients regarding billing, payments, etc.

  • Month-end reporting

  • Perform reconciliations

  • Understand and suggest improvements on daily business processes while improving internal controls

  • Knowledge of letters of credit involving international banks is preferred, but not mandatory

  • Ability to research and problem solve independently but also work with larger group on a daily basis

  • Must be able to multitask

  • Prepare ad hoc projects for management


  • Bachelors degree required (accounting, finance or business)

  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook

  • Impromptu knowledge preferred, but not mandatory

  • Minimum of 3 years of corporate finance and accounting experience, credit and collections experience preferred

Entertainment/Media experience preferred, but not mandatory


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled