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Ref#: 30022
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Studio City, CA, 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:
The Auditor will examine accounting records and documents of program suppliers to verify compliance with License Agreement terms. Types of compliance audits include Pilots, Residuals, Series Deficits and Union Escalations. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Discuss audit findings with CBS management and program suppliers. 
  • Preapare written audit reports.
  • Special projects as needed.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or JD Candidate. 
  • Education or equivalent experience in audit techniques and/or television production accounting.
  • Self-starter with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to diplomatically interface with production, management and legal personnel.
  • Self-starter with good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to diplomatically interface with production, management and legal personnel. 
  • Capacity to multitask and handle many projects simultaneously through various stages. 
  • Strong PC and advanced excel skills. 
  • 2 years Entertainment Industry experience or CPA or Law Degree preferred.
  • Basic understanding of Entertainment Industry Union contracts preferred. 
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