Staff Accountant

Ref#: 29619
CBS Business Unit: CBS Radio
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns and operates 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information, please visit

CBS Radio New York is seeking a Staff Accountant to support our our 6 New York stations. This position reports directly to the Market Controller of CBS Radio New York.

Responsibilties include:

  • Perform month-end and year-end closing activities including the preparation of journal entries and general ledger account analysis and reconciliations.
  • Report monthly financial performance and variance analysis.
  • Compile and calculate monthly sales commission statements.
  • Ensure the station is complying with Sarbanes-Oxley Act rules and regulations.
  • Participate in the forecasting and budgeting processes.

Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.

  • 3-5 years experience in basic accounting processes, including general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, reconciliation, and month-end closing.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and other software packages.
  • Oracle accounting system experience is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • 4-year degree in Accounting required.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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