Financial Accountant/Analyst

Ref#: 33697
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA, 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.).

Position Purpose:  Providing General Accounting support to the KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV Business Office to ensure the accurate and timely completion of financial reporting and analysis.

Primary Responsibilities:

§  Adherence to general accounting practices as well as Company policies and procedures.

§  Assist with monthly closing, financial forecasting, budget preparation, financial analysis, variance reports, audit and tax schedules, general ledger accounting, fixed asset accounting and program amortization.

§  Procurement for News and Sports departments

§  Back-up for Accounts Payable

§  Back-up for Credit and Collections

§  Calculating Quarterly Sales Bonuses

§  Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance and Testing


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:


§  Three to five years experience in accounting functions with strong analytical and reasoning abilities required.

§  Qualified candidate must have effective oral and written communication abilities and strong interpersonal skills.

§  High level of proficiency in Excel required; knowledge of Oracle and PowerPoint preferred.

§  Undergraduate degree in Finance/Accounting required.

§  Broadcast experience preferred.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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