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CBS Corporation Supervisor Participations in Los Angeles, California

Supervisor Participations

REF#: 34569

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 programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed STAR TREK: DISCOVERY; MADAM SECRETARY; JANE THE VIRGIN; CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND; the hit dramas SEAL TEAM, FBI, BLUE BLOODS, HAWAII FIVE-0, MACGYVER, MAGNUM P.I., THE CODE, BULL, INSTINCT AND ELEMENTARY; the popular comedy series THE NEIGHBORHOOD, MAN WITH A PLAN as well as the upcoming series FAM; CHARMED, DYNASTY and IN THE DARK for The CW; and the action-adventure drama BLOOD & TREASURE, which will make its debut in summer 2019.

The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the Emmy Award-nominated late night series THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, the Studio produces THE GOOD FIGHT; STRANGE ANGEL; the streaming service’s first comedy series, NO ACTIVITY; WHY WOMEN KILL; INTERROGATION as well as the upcoming highly anticipated revival of THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Additionally, as part of the expansion of the Star Trek universe, the Studio produces the Untitled Star Trek series featuring Sir Patrick Stewart reprising the role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard, Star Trek: Short Treks as well as the recently announced Star Trek: Lower Decks, which marks CBS All Access’s foray into the animation landscape. The Studio’s programming also includes series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN, "Carpool Karaoke" for Apple Music and "Drop the Mic" for TBS, as well as "Insatiable," "Unbelievable" and "Dead to Me" for Netflix. Additionally, the Studio produces the comedy anthology series "The Guest Book" for TBS; OUR CARTOON PRESIDENT and YOUR HONOR for SHOWTIME as well as "A Higher Loyalty," a miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comey’s memoir.


CBS Studios seeks an audit Supervisor who will act as a liaison between Participations, outside auditors, Residuals, IT and other internal business units. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Coordinating audit fieldwork, analyzing participation claims, litigation research.

  • Tracking of incoming royalty statements to ascertain completeness and accuracy

  • Extract, validate and integrate data from multiple sources

  • Supporting month-end diligence of data mapped into the participations, residuals and general ledger systems

  • Reconciling the department system activity to source systems and researching discrepancies

  • Provide research and related support as needed

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and special projects



  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in Entertainment accounting, Participations accounting is preferred but not required

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong analytical experience and business acumen

  • Ability to read and reasonably understand complex legal agreements

  • Advance Excel skill level

  • Strong understanding of database structure and ability to create and maintain new databases

  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new software

  • High level of organization, documentation skills, and attention to detail

  • Outstanding time management skills to handle multiple and changing priorities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Must be able to interact professionally with outside auditors and all levels of management and other team members

  • Must be able to maintain confidential information



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