Accounts Payable Specialist

Ref#: 30037
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Distribution
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Santa Monica, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD's critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 and #2 newsmagazines Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, along with The Insider; court show Hot Bench; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.

Records and audits invoices using oracle financials for both Domestic and International processes. Researches problematic invoices, by communicating with various departments within the division and vendors when necessary.  Assist in preparing for monthly and yearly close.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepares invoices and payment request; audits approvals and signing authority limits.

  • Enters and records prepared invoices/payment request ready for payment using Oracle Financial

  • Maintains vendor database for accuracy; existence, addresses, and banking information. 

  • Prepares supplier maintenance forms for all new vendors and updates for existing vendors.

  • Records wires (Domestic & International) using Chase Access

  • Records wires into oracle financials for all wire transfers paid through Chase Access

  • Audits invoices batches prepared by other accounts payable employees for accuracy

  • Researches problematic invoices to determine a resolution for payment

  • Ideal candidate will have good written and oral communication skills as well as organizational and analytical skills. 
  • Must have a minimum of 3-5years Accounts Payable/Accounting experience with knowledge of Oracle Financials systems preferred as well as 10-key by touch. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an Accounting emphasis preferred.

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