Credit & Collections/Financial Analyst

Ref#: 34083
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, including the long-running, critically acclaimed hits Judge Judy, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy!, Inside Edition and Rachael Ray, and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. CTD’s popular off-network product includes the CSI, NCIS and Star Trek franchises, as well as classic series such as Everybody Loves Raymond and Frasier. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS Television Studios, CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp. For more information, go to

Responsible for assessing the credit risk of new clients, both domestic and international, by analyzing financial statements, credit bureau reports and various other sources of information
  • Build and maintain relationships with global clients, sales departments, executives, Business Affairs, and other finance and accounting staff to:
    • Collections of accounts receivable
    • Resolve disputes with global clients regarding billing, payments, etc.
    • Month-end reporting
    • Perform reconciliations

·         Understand and suggest improvements on daily business processes while improving internal controls

·         Knowledge of letters of credit involving international banks is preferred, but not mandatory

·         Ability to research and problem solve independently but also work with larger group on a daily basis

·         Provide monthly forecasts of cash receipts

·         Prepare ad hoc projects for management 


  • Bachelor’s degree required (accounting, finance or business)
  • Proficient in Excel, Outlook
  • IBM Cognos knowledge preferred, but not mandatory 
  • 3 - 5 years of corporate finance and accounting experience, credit and collections experience preferred
  • Entertainment/Media experience preferred, but not mandatory 
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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