CBS Corporation Accounting & Programming Coordinator in Seattle, Washington

Accounting & Programming Coordinator

REF#: 28167

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Seattle, WA

ABOUT US:

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.).

DESCRIPTION:

KSTW TV, Seattle’s CW Network affiliate, is looking for a FT Accounting & Programming Coordinator.KSTW-TV, Seattle’s CW Network affiliate has a unique position at the station providing support for the Accounting and Programming Departments. Accounting duties include maintenance of accounts receivable including billing, cash application, processing adjustments, credit and collections and generating sales commissions. The programming duties will include entry and coordination of the daily program schedule for KSTW-TV, completion of quarterly FCC 398 Children’s Program Report, Commercial Compliance Report and Community Ascertainment Report. They will also communicate program changes internally and externally and answer viewer correspondence and phone calls.

DUTIES:

  • Weekly billing of clients’ accounts.

  • Processing credit card payments and application of cash to subledger.

  • Research discrepancies and process necessary sales adjustments.

  • Assist Account Executives with collection of accounts.

  • Process credit applications and make recommendations based on findings.

  • Monthly calculation of sales commissions.

  • Ensure that all program data is entered accurately in the Storer Information Management System (SIMS).

  • Maintain Program Department files which include program contracts, amendments, term sheets, profit models and other important information.

  • Generation and update of weekly program grids for distribution to internal and external sources.

  • Review of overnight ratings grids to ensure accuracy of program names reported by outside sources.

  • Placement of orders for Closed Caption services for programs as needed.

  • Publishing of quarterly reports related to station programming to include acquisition of data and obtaining approvals from management and legal prior to filing.

  • Participate in pitch meetings with General Manager and syndicators for new programming.

  • Other administrative duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required: Candidates for this position should possess an ability to work with little supervision. Good organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and multi-task. Data entry accuracy and excellent written and verbal skills are expected.

  • Basic accounting knowledge

  • MS Office suite, specifically Excel, Outlook & Word

  • Motivated to learning and working as a team player

Preferred:

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled