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CBS Corporation Financial Accountant/Analyst in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Financial Accountant/Analyst

REF#: 33697

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA

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:

Position Purpose: Providing General Accounting support to the KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV Business Office to ensure the accurate and timely completion of financial reporting and analysis.

Primary Responsibilities:

§ Adherence to general accounting practices as well as Company policies and procedures.

§ Assist with monthly closing, financial forecasting, budget preparation, financial analysis, variance reports, audit and tax schedules, general ledger accounting, fixed asset accounting and program amortization.

§ Procurement for News and Sports departments

§ Back-up for Accounts Payable

§ Back-up for Credit and Collections

§ Calculating Quarterly Sales Bonuses

§ Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance and Testing

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

§ Three to five years experience in accounting functions with strong analytical and reasoning abilities required.

§ Qualified candidate must have effective oral and written communication abilities and strong interpersonal skills.

§ High level of proficiency in Excel required; knowledge of Oracle and PowerPoint preferred.

§ Undergraduate degree in Finance/Accounting required.

§ Broadcast experience preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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