CBS Corporation Financial Analyst in Santa Monica, California

Financial Analyst

REF#: 26447

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.


The CBS Distribution Receivables department is seeking a highly motivated finance professional who is a self-starter and team player. Candidate must be detailed oriented, organized, capable of working well within a fast paced environment with multiple strict deadlines, and possess the analytical skills to reconcile accounts, prepare reports and create/edit computer reports. The individual will work closely with management and duties will include the following:

Reconciliation of clearing and liability accounts

Preparation of passback report for CBS FILMS Division

Assisting with the variance analysis for Domestic Cash Receipts

Preparing journals as needed

Recording cash receipts in receivable system for three divisions (CIT, SNC and CITC)

Assisting in the creation of computer reports used for reconciling cash

Maintaining cash log

Downloading bank files

Providing backup for other staff members

Working closely with management on special projects

Researching reconciling items and contact appropriate individual to have correcting entries made

Assisting in the testing of computer systems upgrades

Assisting in disaster recovery testing


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance with 1-2 years of accounting experience.

Excellent oral and communication skills

Strong research, analytical and problem solving skills

Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

10 key skills

Experience with Oracle general ledger software and Cognos is preferred


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