CBS Corporation Financial Accountant/Analyst in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: Pittsburgh, PA
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.).
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.
§ 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
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.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled