Financial Assistant - Controller's Group

Ref#: 28160
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, EPISODES, DICE, the upcoming drama I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS.

Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL.

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV. For more information, go to


This position is responsible for all administrative duties necessary to assist the Controller’s team with business operations.

  • Assist SVP Controller with general administrative functions specifically making copies, mailings, ordering office supplies, organizing meetings, maintaining a team calendar, and answering the phone when the SVP Controller is not available.

  • Maintain the following data bases: foreign vendors, fixed assets, and cash receipts

  • Process check deposits for checks payable to Showtime Networks and its related businesses.

  • Assist with preparing monthly Bank Reconciliations

  • Receive in items ordered by the Procurement Department and keep track of all packing lists

  • Maintain Department’s record retention documentation and assist team members with sending and receiving Iron Mountain Boxes

  • Add and remove access to shipping services such as UPS and City Expeditor Messenger Service

  • Prepare Business Stationery Vendor invoice for payment by confirming with the recipient that all items arrived, getting the invoices signed, and submitting to Accounts Payable.

  • Assist with Subscription renewals and processing subscription invoices

  • Provide back-up support and trouble-shooting when team members are out of the office.

  • Prepare and regularly maintain a current list of trade references in order to establish direct billing with potential vendors.

  • Assist with auditing requests for vendor additions and modifications by verifying vendor authenticity, accuracy of information and compliance with company policy and internal control requirements.

  • Special projects completed and new initiatives implemented as requested.
  • Undergraduate Degree in Finance Preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Powerpoint)
  • Excellent organization and time management skills as well as the ability to prioritize requests are required to ensure that all tasks are accomplished in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required as this position interacts with all Finance teams as well as Business Unit employees and vendors.
  • The ability to provide excellent customer service is essential.
  • Competency with EnterpriseOne or similar accounting software. 
  • The ability to work in a team environment is a must.
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