CBS Corporation CONTROLLER in Denver, Colorado

CONTROLLER

REF#: 33359

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Denver, CO

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:

KCNC CBS4/Denver has an immediate opening for a Controller who will oversee the financial operations, strategic business planning, and compliance for the television station.

Partner with station management to ensure the station’s financial resources are being used in the most effective and efficient manner; Oversee all accounting processes, preparation & reporting of monthly financial statements, developing monthly forecasts and annual budgets, financial analysis and administering SOX compliance; Maintain the station's general ledger, accounts payable, payroll and accounts receivable functions; Coordinate annual budget process and presentation including out-of-market meetings with division executives; Monitor and oversee expense control of the stations and be proactive with cost reduction leadership; Ensure the station is in compliance with GAAP accounting theory and have proper internal controls; Work with Local/Corporate Human Resources on HR-related matters; Work with various station vendors to develop pricing and negotiate contracts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

At least 7 to 10 years of relevant experience in roles of increasing responsibility in finance and accounting management; Results-oriented, innovative and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills; Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point; Ability to work in team environment, multi-task and maintain strict confidentiality; Excellent oral and written communication skills, demonstrate leadership and manage daily team operations; Previous television or industry experience required; Oracle accounting system experience is preferred; College degree required, with an Accounting or Finance major, CPA or MBA preferred; Out-of-market and outside normal business hours availability required.

Preferred:

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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