Sales Assistant & Accounts Payable/Payroll Accountant

Ref#: 31063
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: San Francisco, 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.).


This is a unique position for KPIX/KBCW-TV.  The person in this job will be required to float between Sales and Accounting.


Description of  Sales Assistant Duties:

Responsible for accuracy of TV order entry and contracts as well as organizing all information, schedules and research for Account Executives.  File and  maintain all appropriate paperwork related to contracts.  Coordinate and prepare materials necessary for sales presentations for clients and media departments of advertising agencies.  Position will also include pre and post sale project management with a specific focus on creating marketing materials and research pieces for various sales initiatives.

May handle special projects as directed by Account Executives, Sales Managers, and Sales Assistant Supervisor.


Description of  Accounts Payable/Payroll Duties:

Responsible for the timely and accurate processing of accounts payable, review payroll timesheets, and the reconciliation of employee expense reports. Also assist with tracking and creating customer deposits.  Perform other tasks as assigned by supervisor.



1-2 years experience processing account payable and payroll timesheets.

General accounting experience a plus.

Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Knowledge of Oracle financial systems a plus.

Attention to detail and accuracy very important.

Must have good interpersonal skills and be customer service oriented.

Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and resolve problems.

Prior experience as a sales assistant in a media related fields is a plus.

Physical demands:

Must be able to sit at desk for long periods of time and operate keyboard

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