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CBS Corporation Sr Accountant in New York, New York

Sr Accountant

REF#: 34631

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 Senior Accountant works closely with the Operations Accounting team to administer COE-EC and COE-WC production accounting, generating invoices, and preparing weekly and monthly journal entries.

  • Prepare and distribute production invoices to internal and external customers.

  • Reconcile production billing subsystem journal entry output to G/L input feed daily and weekly to ensure the integrity of all system processes.

  • Input production adjustments and prepare credit invoices requested by production managers and MPD-E department.

  • Provide copies of credit invoices/memos to A/R.

  • Prepare weekly journal entries to transfer charges to appropriate divisions.

  • Collect backup for the production billing pass-thru charges from Oracle and provide monthly summary to production managers.

  • Maintenance of billing department records relating to production invoices.

  • Perform balance sheet analysis of assigned accounts.

  • Confirm monthly transfer activities and ending balance with Sports Network and provide support for all monthly charges.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Strong Excel skills.

  • BS in Accounting or Finance.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred:

  • Oracle Financial experience a large plus.

  • Prior work in production accounting desirable.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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