Staff Accountant - CBS SPORTS

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Ref#: 33987
CBS Business Unit: CBS Sports Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:

CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports, airs more than 400 live games annually, showcasing an array of college and professional sports, as well as in-depth studio shows, documentaries and original programs. CBS Sports Network also provides extensive shoulder programming around CBS Sports’ Championship events, including the Super Bowl, The Masters and PGA Championship.

CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers including Verizon FiOS Channel 94 and AT&T U-Verse Channel 643 (1643 in HD) and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.  

Description:

This role is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of CBS Sports Network’s invoices and obligations, ensuring payment are in accordance with terms. The role requires constant communication with Shared Services and with the various business groups at CBS Sports Network. In addition, this role will be responsible for certain monthly reconciliations and assist with the monthly/quarterly close process.

          Direct liaison to shared services.

          Manage A/P invoicing process; receipt of invoice, obtaining approval, assigning coding and preparing for payment.

          Prepare purchase orders by utilizing i-procurement system. 

          Oversee the implementation of Web ADI electronic invoice uploading process.

          Develop vendor relationships, maintain timely remittance, and respond to inquiries as necessary.

          Prepare and submit quarterly sales tax payments to the City of New York. 

          Maintain vendor files and manage records in accordance with retention policies and procedures.

          Assist with monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing process, including journal entries, accruals, and account maintenance.

          Prepare monthly account reconciliations and analyses, including A/P aging and accrued expenses.

          Work closely with various departments to implement improvements to accounts payable process.

          Oversee and administer AMEX program.

          Prepare wire transfer payments as necessary.

Qualifications:

          The ideal candidate will have 0 - 3 years of experience.

          Strong communication skills.

          High proficiency in using Microsoft Office; specifically, Excel.

          BA or BS in Accounting or Finance


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