Accounting Manager - Per Diem

Apply
Ref#: 32565
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Studio City, CA, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:
CBS2/KCAL9 has an immediate opening for a per diem Accounting Manager to assist in financial statement preparation, variance analysis and other financial functions for the Los Angeles TV Stations Duopoly.

SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS:

Work with a staff of five in performing general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, programming and fixed asset functions.  Help complete monthly accounting close, including preparation of journal entries, analytical reports, and account reconciliations.  Maintain balance sheet analysis on an ongoing basis.

Maintain Fixed Asset ledger; coordinate with Engineering Department in organizing and consolidating asset purchase information for capitalization.  Work with Programming department to maintain programming database.

Perform various project profitability analyses and prepare financial reporting for operating departments, as well as other ad-hoc research and analysis as assigned.  Assist in monitoring and oversight of expenses and adherence to Station policies/procedures.

Assist in developing annual station budgets, and in ongoing forecasting.  Help implement and enforce compliance with policies and procedures as documented in the CBS policy manuals and other corporate communications, including Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.  Perform quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley testing.

Qualifications:
Applicants should have: superior accounting and analytical skills; strong organizational, planning and prioritizing skills; ability to communicate effectively with individuals across all levels and departments within the company; excellent computer skills a must.

EDUCATION: 

•    Applicants must have a 4-year college degree in accounting and 3 years related work experience. 

REFERRAL INSTRUCTIONS:

 QUALIFIED CANDIDATES PLEASE APPLY TO THE CBS TELEVISION STATIONS ONLINE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM: 

www.cbsandyou.com (internal applicants) and www.cbscareers.com (external applicants)



THIS IS THE ONLY METHOD IN WHICH APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR OPEN POSITIONS.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview.  We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
< Back to job list