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CBS Corporation Accountant in New York, New York

Accountant

REF#: 33498

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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:

Responsibilities:

  • Manages accounts payable, which includes customer vendor relations and handling all check disbursements, W9, S121, 1099 and tax related matters. Ensures that all invoices match up with appropriate and approved purchase orders (POs).

  • Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including accounts payable functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines.

  • Assists with monthly closing of financial records and posting of month-end information; ensures accuracy of financial statements.

  • Reconciles intercompany account at month end and books journal entries to clear out balances.

  • Prepares and posts various journal entries.

  • Performs monthly AP reconciliations.

  • Provides accounting assistance to project managers and operations staff; responds to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs.

  • Acts as a liaison between the company, government and external accountants to meet information needs and to ensure that proper information is maintained for historical purposes.

  • Monitors operating and capital spending for adherence to budget.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, which includes 1099 filing.

One or more years of leadership experience.

Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles and Oracle accounting software.

Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills.

Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with personnel both inside and outside of the Company.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Good planning and organizational skills and good communications skills.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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