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CBS Corporation Assistant Manager, Billing in New York, New York

Assistant Manager, Billing

REF#: 35312

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The MPD Assistant Manager of Billing is responsible for the development and management of Sr. Billing Analysts and Billing Analysts, who are responsible for accurate invoicing, rate cards and revenue reporting for Multiplatform Distribution for North America, for all markets. The Assistant Manager works closely with the Manager of Billing to resolve high level client issues and refine & develop workflows as well as with Accounts Management, Accounting and Finance. The Assistant manager also works with inter-departmental Managers on workflow issues affecting MPD’s accounts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise day-to-day operations of the Billing Analysts on MPD’s accounts, East and West Coast.

  • Establish reoccurring work assignments and assign tasks.

  • Interview candidates and participate in selection process with Billing Manager for all hiring.

  • Training and development of new and existing staff.

  • Exploration, creation and recommendation of development opportunities for Billing Analysts.

  • Recommend workflow changes and enhancements to the Billing Manager.

  • Address all performance issues, and work with the Billing manager and employee on development and resolution.

  • Approve vacation, payroll and hours.

  • Liaise with Billing Manager and Accounts Management on estimates, accruals and budgeting data.

  • Responsible for final review and billing associated with all internal & external clients for submission to the Accounting department.

  • Close the monthly billing cycle within MediaPulse, submit all billing reports to Billing Manager for final approval.

  • Ensure that all services provided to our clients have been finalized and phased properly within the month to recover our costs.

  • Liaise with West Coast accounting to maintain timely billing, reporting, and provide information.

  • Assist with systems development and testing.

  • Organize one-on-one team meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • A passion for media and entertainment is a must.

  • Experience in the media & entertainment industry relating to one or more of the following areas - metadata management, digital video and audio, asset management systems/platforms, multimedia formats, international or syndication.

  • 5+ years of experience in Accounting, Finance or Accounts Payables and Receivable.

  • 2+ years of experience managing a team.

  • Thorough understanding of production and media supply chain’s workflows, and best practices.

  • Excellent teamwork, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task under shifting deadlines within a fast-paced environment.

  • Self-motivated, team player who is results-oriented.

  • Ability to work with all levels of management.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • AWS cloud practitioner certification

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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