Sr. Manager, Residuals

Ref#: 36597
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: West Hollywood, CA, US


The Sr. Manager of Residuals is responsible for the management of residual set-ups, payments, financial forecasting and accounting for Showtime’s Original Programming.


  • Audit and process PayTV residual reimbursement for licensed shows


Knowledge of guild agreements with specific knowledge of Pay TV and New Media rules, experience with guild audits, ability to analyze and interpret production and distribution contracts for residual liability and provide reporting and guidance to finance on the related financial impact of residual activities

Financial and analytical experience; contract interpretation skills and interpretive decision-making ability relative to financial calculations; solid written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills; working knowledge of Excel, Access, Word, and report writer, mainframe and database standard functionality and design.

Excellent organizational, planning and time management ability; proven ability to handle multiple high profile projects simultaneously and follow-through on projects independently; ability to contribute as a self-directed team player in accordance with the team structure



Residual reporting experience and a working knowledge of financial reporting, accounting and finance. 

A minimum of five years’ experience is required. 

Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 

Entertainment industry experience is required.

About Us:

SHOWTIME continues to make its mark across the cultural landscape with one of the most successful programming lineups in television. The SHOWTIME programming slate features original series including Emmy® nominated limited series ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA, BILLIONS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, THE CHI, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, KIDDING, BLACK MONDAY, THE LOUDEST VOICE, CITY ON A HILL, THE L WORD: GENERATION Q, BACK TO LIFE, WORK IN PROGRESS and ON BECOMING A GOD IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. The network’s eclectic, brand-defining programming is further distinguished by the captivating offerings of SHOWTIME Documentary Films, including docuseries THE CIRCUS: INSIDE THE WILDEST POLITICAL SHOW ON EARTH, Emmy-nominated WU-TANG CLAN: OF MICS AND MEN and THE FOURTH ESTATE and documentary films THE KINGMAKER and READY FOR WAR. SHOWTIME Sports continues to dominate with its flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® and the Emmy Award-winning series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Amazon, Apple®, Google, LG Smart TVs, Oculus Go, Roku®, Samsung and Xbox One. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Amazon’s Prime Video Channels, DirecTV Now, FuboTV, Hulu, Sling TV and YouTube TV. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at and

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