Shared Services Automation Lead – Accounts Payable

Ref#: 31868
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Riverside, NJ, 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 role will lead a team and spearhead strategic initiatives towards automating various AP processes and system enhancements.

This position will report to the VP of Automation, CBS Television Stations and will be based at the CTS Traffic Hub located in Riverside, NJ.


Understand and apply Accounts Payable processes, policies, procedures and internal control standards.

Accurately process Accounts Payable transactions in a high volume environment.

Demonstrated history with Process Automation and System Enhancements.

Strong systems skills and demonstrated ability to optimize the use of technology in meeting performance objectives.

Ability to create; motivate, and lead a high performing team using a combination of leadership, management, and process improvement techniques.

Contributes ideas and actions towards the continuous improvement of Accounts Payable related processes.

Deliver a superior level of prompt, knowledgeable, and professional service.

Collaborate and align across departments to develop more efficient processes and establish best practices related to the Procure to Pay process.

Assist with hiring, training, coaching, and mentoring team members.

Review quality of work and provide performance oversight.

Provide daily direction and communication to employees to ensure workload is manageable and resources are properly aligned.




High School Diploma/GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in accounting

Minimum 3 years of AR or AP experience preferred.

Ability to effectively research and comprehend complex issues.

Experience delivering high-quality client service to internal and external clients in a fast-paced environment within deadlines.

Strong preference will be for candidates with prior Shared Services environment experience.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with experience exercising mature judgment.

Excellent organization and time management skills; ability to develop specific goals for the team and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish daily work and projects.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and related technologies.


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