Credit and Collections/Financial Analyst

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Ref#: 28705
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.
Description:
  • 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 

    Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree required (accounting, finance or business)
    • Proficient in Excel, Outlook
    • IBM Cognos knowledge preferred, but not mandatory 
    • Minimum of 3 years of corporate finance and accounting experience, credit and collections experience preferred
    • Entertainment/Media experience preferred, but not mandatory 
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    EEO Statement:
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