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Ref#: 29941
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
Description:

·       Preparation of various monthly close journal entries 

·       Perform general account analysis and reconciliations

·       Analyze current accounting procedures and recommend improvements where necessary

·       Prepare various quarterly and annual reporting schedules to Corporate Reporting and Tax Department 

·       Prepare monthly sales/use tax payments, tax returns and other filings

·       Responsible for the Unclaimed Property-Escheatment process

·       Preparation of ad hoc analyses required by the Finance team and/or external auditors

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance

  • CPA a plus but not required

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in public accounting

  • Energetic self-starter with strong organizational skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel

  • Detail-oriented; ability to prioritize and work within a deadline oriented environment

  • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team atmosphere

  • Prior Oracle and TM1 experience a plus


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