CBS Corporation Tax Analyst in New York, New York

Tax Analyst

REF#: 31701

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, 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.

DESCRIPTION:

This is an entry-level position in the Corporate Tax Department. The Tax Analyst will review and prepare federal, state and local tax returns as well as calculate GTD balances for tax accounting for one or more business units. The Tax Analyst will also review/prepare the quarterly estimated payments and the quarterly taxable income forecasts; and will assist in the calculation of the effective tax rate, deferred rate analysis and other tax accounting matters. The Tax Analyst will assist with the addressing of State and Local Tax Notices, which will entail communicating and writing responses to the various taxing jurisdictions. The position will report to a product line Tax Director.

Supervisory responsibilities include oversight of the tax interns. Candidates should have a working knowledge of the tax law and possess basic tax research skills.

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Advanced MS Excel skills

  • Possess project management skills

  • Highly organized and detail-oriented with strong analytical skills

  • Able to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6 months to 1 year of relevant work experience in tax compliance (internship experience will be considered)

  • Masters degree in Taxation

  • CPA or parts passed

  • Experience with CorpTax software

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled