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CBS Corporation Director, Financial Reporting in New York, New York

Director, Financial Reporting

REF#: 33236


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




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, radio, 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 Radio, CBS Outdoor, 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.


Director/Vice President of Financial Reporting


CBS Corporation seeks public accounting professionals to support the Corporate Financial Reporting department across various areas, including: researching technical accounting and reporting issues; monthly and quarterly close process; and preparation of quarterly and monthly SEC filings. We are open to candidates with eight or more years of straight Public or Public/Private accounting mix. Job titles and responsibilities will vary based on level and type of experience.

Specific Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Research technical accounting issues and assist in the implementation of new accounting standards.

  • Act as a liaison between CBS divisions and Corporate Financial Reporting on accounting and reporting issues.

  • Assist with the preparation of MD&A and footnote disclosures for Form 10K and Form 10Q filings.

  • Assist in tagging of financial statements and footnotes for XBRL filing

  • Assist with reporting related to M&A transactions

  • Support month end reporting process

  • Annual impairment testing of goodwill and intangible assets

  • Perform ad hoc analysis

  • Complete special projects and analysis as needed



  • 10+ years of experience at a "Big 4" or large accounting firm or a similar mix of Public/Private experience

  • BS/MS in Accounting

  • CPA license

  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and their application

  • Strong knowledge of MS Excel

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work well under tight deadlines

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills



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