Senior Accountant

Ref#: 29669
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, 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.).
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage TVHQ Fixed Assets
  • Monitor TVHQ Construction in Progress and Capital Spending
  • Handling System Administration for Oracle Fixed Assets and CBS Television Stations (CTS) Consolidation & Reporting Tool
  • Reconcile Oracle FA to GL
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly PP&E Rollforwards for CTS
  • Provide assistance to local stations on using Oracle FA system
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly submissions to CBS Corporate
  • Oversee interdivisional transfers between TVHQ and Stations
  • Record intercompany activity with CBS Corporate for EcoMedia, Decades and CBS All Access
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations, reports and analysis
  • Assist with retransmission revenue and cash receipts applications for TVHQ
  • Participate in Balance Sheet review meetings
  • Assist with special projects and financial analysis


4 year degree in Accounting

5-7 years of experience in Accounting

Media industry experience preferred

Advanced Excel skills

Oracle experience a plus

Communicate effectively with management

Detail oriented

Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


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