CBS Corporation Internal Controls Intern (Fall 2018/Spring 2019) in New York, New York

Internal Controls Intern (Fall 2018/Spring 2019)

REF#: 30832


JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




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.


Primary responsibility is to participate in implementing and maintaining an effective control monitoring system as well as evaluating and documenting existing controls and procedures.

The candidate must commit to 15-18 hours per week. The position is located in NYC and the intern must be able to commute to NYC. The internship runs from September 2018 to May/June 2019.

  1. Participate in the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 (SOX) process for CBS Corporate, including risk assessment, scope review, process documentation, control design, testing, and evaluation of effectiveness of internal controls

  2. Perform quarterly SOX testing and participate in remediation efforts

  3. Perform and communicate quarterly SOX testing diagnostics review for/to CBS divisions

  4. Evaluate and communicate on the control environment and SOX testing execution and results to management

  5. Assist in Audit Committee pre-approval of audit and non-audit services

  6. Assist in ad hoc projects as needed


  1. Undergraduate (junior or senior year) or graduate degree students in Accounting/Finance

  2. GPA of 3.5 or better

  3. Some technical knowledge of accounting, auditing and internal controls (as defined by COSO)

  4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  5. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.

  6. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team, and ability to multi-task


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