CBS Corporation Manager, Retransmission Accounting in New York, New York

Manager, Retransmission Accounting

REF#: 30301

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:

Job Description

  • Managing the Month End Closing Process for Retrans Revenues and Station Payments

  • Training and supervising retransmission accounting staff

  • Approving all changes in ARS system

  • Resolving system and making recommendations to management

  • Analyzing Monthly P&L and Balance Sheet variances

  • Reviewing contracts and analyzing impact on OTT deals

  • Overseeing all ARS system maintenance and testing

  • Actively participating with system testing and training

  • Reviewing and Approving Month End Reconciliations for P&L and Balance Sheet

  • Working closely with TVHQ FP&A on monthly Flash, Forecasting, Budgeting and LRP

  • Authorizing and initiating intercompany retransmission payments

  • Interfacing with other divisions (i.e. Corporate, Network, Sports, Showtime)

  • Assisting Director of Finance with monthly reporting, analysis, progress and Ad hoc requests

QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills/Requirements

Bachelors degree (Accounting or Finance)

5+ years of public and/or private experience

Advanced Excel Skills

Self-Motivated and Proactive

Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills

Ability to multi-task, follow instructions and meet tight deadlines with minimal supervision

Work in a team environment

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EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled