CBS Corporation Staff Accountant in New York, New York
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
Smithsonian Channel is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. Our awe-inspiring programs, powerful documentaries and entertaining factual stories shine new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, travel and pop culture. From legacy series such as Aerial America, Million Dollar American Princesses and Air Disasters to recent hits like America in Color, The Lost Tapes and The Coronation, our award-winning programming is available across multiple platforms in HD and 4K Ultra HD. The Channel is also available internationally in Canada, Singapore and Latin America, with more international launches to come in 2019. We currently have offices in New York City and Washington, DC.
The Manager of Finance will oversee Smithsonian Channel’s revenue reporting, accounting and budgeting.
Manage revenue for month close process including booking required journal entries and preparing appropriate back-up and creating reconciliations and summary reporting for management and parent company
Manage monthly revenue estimate process including creating forecast models, coordinating with parent company regarding assumptions, gaining management approval and preparing reporting and variance analysis
Manage billing and collection for advertising and ancillary business lines and deliver required reporting to external partners
Prepare required reporting and documentation for annual CPA audit and internal audits
Prepare financial models for scenario analysis to support deal negotiations
3-5 years of relevant accounting experience in the media industry, preferably in television
Substantial experience with budgeting, the audit process and compliance
Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills are critical as the Manager will be interacting regularly with channel management, multiple internal departments, the channel’s audit firm and external partners.
Strong organization skills
Experience utilizing Peoplesoft Enterprise One and TM1 preferred
Self-motivated team player
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled