CBS Corporation Payroll Accountant in New York, New York

Payroll Accountant

REF#: 31254

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Corporate

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:

This position is responsible for various aspects of reporting payroll data to outside third parties.

Union Reporting:

  • Maintain and update employee payroll union data

  • Create and process Union reporting and payments

  • Investigate Union inquiries and audits

Taxes:

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual tax returns for withholding and unemployment taxes to Federal, State and Local agencies in the U.S. for CBS Corporation and subsidiaries that are on the Oracle payroll system.

  • Responsible for maintaining the accurate data in the in-house payroll tax compliance system software.

  • Handle inquiries from employees and State and Local Tax Agencies.

  • Payroll department liaison with Treasurer’s department with regard to wire transfers of all related payroll taxes.

  • Responsible for performing analysis between Gross Payroll wages and W-2 wages

Accounting:

  • Prepare General Ledger balance sheet account analysis for payroll withholding tax liability accounts.

  • Assist with the reconciliation of the various Corporate Payroll bank account.

  • Reconcile equity based compensation for Stock Options and Restricted Share Units.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

  • Strong Excel skills and comfort with pivot tables and formulas.

  • Knowledge of payroll withholding tax regulations

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled