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CBS Corporation Vice President of Financial Reporting, Treasury Services and Accounting in Los Angeles, California

Vice President of Financial Reporting, Treasury Services and Accounting

REF#: 34305

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT US:

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.

DESCRIPTION:

This position will be responsible for the accounting and related controls, including oversight of the monthly financial reporting package for CBS Television Studios. They will be responsible for ensuring the financial data is accurate and complies with both company policies and GAAP. They will work closely with our SOX compliance team to make sure the company’s internal controls are being followed. This position will also oversee the division’s treasury function and cash forecasting reported to our Corporate Treasury department. This position will work closely with the Studio FP&A and Corporate Accounting departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and develop the financial reporting, treasury and accounting staff.

  • Review of the monthly financial statements prepared by the financial reporting group.

  • Review of account balances for appropriateness.

  • Review and implement where needed account reconciliations.

  • Work with external auditors and ensure all client prepared schedules are provided as requested.

  • Review quarterly variance analysis prepared for MD&A purposes.

  • Review supplemental schedules prepared quarterly for Corporate Accounting.

  • Work with staff on implementing changes to improve efficiency.

  • Review and approve wire transfers

  • Review the weekly cash forecast prepared for Corporate Treasury.

  • Review relevant agreements and ensure that they properly accounted for.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 10 plus years of experience managing an accounting department, preferably in the entertainment industry.

  • MBA a plus.

  • CPA preferred

  • Highly effective leadership abilities - mentors and develops staff

  • Strong organizations skills, attention to detail, ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience with Oracle financial suite, Cognos reporting and TM1 a plus.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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