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

Credit and Collections/Financial Analyst

REF#: 28705

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, credit bureau 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

Provide monthly forecasts of cash receipts

Prepare ad hoc projects for management


Bachelor’s degree required (accounting, finance or business)

Proficient in Excel, Outlook

IBM Cognos 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