CBS Corporation Senior Internal Auditor in Los Angeles, California

Senior Internal Auditor

REF#: 30579

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.


This position is responsible for independently conducting Sarbanes Oxley 404 testing across key business processes and completing other compliance testing as required to support the Studios’ operational and financial effectiveness and efficiency.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Collaborate with business process owners to complete key controls testing in accordance with annual SOX Audit Plan in a timely manner

  • Prepare neat, concise, appropriately referenced work papers to document test procedures performed and conclusion drawn

  • Work closely with business process owners to assess and evaluate action plans for control deficiencies to ensure deficiencies are satisfactorily remediated

  • Evaluate controls for implementation and effectiveness as new systems are developed and/or key business process changes

  • Update key business process documents including process flowcharts, process narratives, and risk and controls matrices as required

  • Perform annual walk-throughs of key business processes with business owners and external auditors to assess adequacy of control design and effectiveness

  • Assist with special projects as assigned by management and function as a SOX compliance expert

  • Serve as an audit liaison between senior management, business process owners, key operation groups (IT, HR, Legal), Corporate HQ, and external auditors

  • Independently manage multiple projects simultaneously


Basic qualifications skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance with 2-3+ years of Public Accounting/Internal Audit experience

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw conclusions and solve problems

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications skills:

  • Public accounting background (Big 4 or large regional firm)

  • CPA and/or CIA or candidate

  • Knowledge of accounting, finance, internal controls, internal auditing standards, GAAP, SOX, COSO 2013 Framework and risk-assessment practices

  • Experience in Entertainment Industry



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