Full Time Job

Sr Accountant

CBS Television Network

New York, NY 12-03-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS Television Network is one of America's flagship television network brands built around three premier programming divisions: CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports. CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcasting system.

The Sr. Accountant will be responsible for preparing financial reports, account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger and performing other accounting duties as assigned for the CBS News Division.

Job Responsibilities:
• Prepare and record asset, liability, revenue, and expense journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information
• Fixed recurring and non-recurring monthly entries pertaining to syndication revenue; 60 Minutes, 48 Hours and Primetime; hard news; archive sales; leases; P-Card re-classes
• Revenue and Expense Accruals
• Intercompany Transfers
• Monthly Cashbook activity
• Sales and Use tax filings
• Prepare quarterly schedules sent to Corporate Accounting
• Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations
• Annual tax package
• Serve as a business partner across Controllership and FP&A teams

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting
• 3+ years of professional accounting experience
• Professional certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) a plus but not required
• Knowledge of accounting principles, standards, and practices
• Experience with general ledger functions and month end/year end close process
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Solid organization and analytical skills
• Accuracy and high attention to detail
• Proficiency with Excel, Word, Outlook etc.
• Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
• Ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current US employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind
• The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
• The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
• The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rje27b-54-80-249-22-42 in your application.