CBS Corporation Accountant in New York, New York

Accountant

REF#: 30982

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.

DESCRIPTION:

Accountant supports three areas of the department: Payroll, Production Billing, and Asset Accounting. Responsible for drafting journal entries, reconciliation of the production billing system as well as Construction in Progress accounts, mailing and maintenance of client invoices, and gathering of capital project invoices.

  • Reconciliation of Production Billing subsystem journal entry output to G/L input feed.

  • Preparation and distribution of production invoices to internal and external clients.

  • Preparation and input of all internal and transfer journal entries to general ledger.

  • Assist Operations Payroll unit with processing of Broadcast Center and CSD remote union personnel payroll.

  • Maintenance of departmental records relating to capital projects and production invoicing.

  • Assist VP/Controller with departmental administrative functions.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • BS in Accounting or in process of completion

  • Must have strong Excel skills and comfort using pivot tables and advanced formulas

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled