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CBS Corporation Manager, Accounting in Los Angeles, California

Manager, Accounting

REF#: 33482

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming for broadcast, basic and premium cable and streaming platforms. The Studio’s primetime programming includes the phenomenally successful NCIS franchise; the critically acclaimed series Madam Secretary, Jane The Virgin, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Reign; the hit dramas Elementary, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, MACGYVER, BULL and Scorpion; the popular comedies The Great Indoors, Kevin Can Wait, SUPERIOR DONUTS and MAN WITH A PLAN; and the summer series ZOO and new suspense thriller SALVATION. The Studio also produces the Daytime Emmy Award-winning talk show THE TALK, as well as the acclaimed THE LATE SHOW with STEPHEN COLBERT and the Emmy-nominated THE LATE LATE SHOW with JAMES CORDEN. For CBS All Access, CBS Television Network’s subscription video on-demand and live-streaming service, the Studio produces the highly anticipated Star Trek: Discovery, as well as critically acclaimed THE GOOD FIGHT. The Studio also produces two new series based on popular, viral segments from THE LATE LATE SHOW, CARPOOL KARAOKE for Apple and DROP THE MIC for TBS; the scripted summer series AMERICAN VANDAL for Netflix; and the comedy anthology THE GUEST BOOK for TBS.


Job Summary

The primary responsibility of this position will be to provide support to the Director, as well as, assist in supervising Analysts with their daily, monthly and quarterly responsibilities.

Responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Review and sign-off bank reconciliations for domestic and foreign production bank accounts, and domestic corporate bank accounts.

  • Interact with Production Accounting, in conjunction with Analysts, to help resolve any bank reconciliation issues.

  • Review and approve stop payments.

  • Review and approve check orders.

  • Review / update quarterly over 6-Month Stale Dated report.

  • Review and post journal entries for daily Treasury transactions, intercompany transfers (legal, benefits, insurance, etc.), payroll, residual, and other miscellaneous transactions.

  • Review / reconcile IC Corp. GL balance to corporate transfer (TR) report for accuracy, and make sure monthly reconciliation is submitted to Corp.

  • Confirm intercompany balances with all divisions - CED, CTN-NY, CGDG, and Corp.

  • Coordinate the payment of Construction in Progress invoices, and prepare monthly reconciliation of Fixed Assets.

  • Prepare monthly forecast, and actual Capital Expenditures schedule.

  • Prepare Below-the-Line depreciation forecast and budget schedule and submit to Planning.

  • Submit Statistical monthly forecast, and quarterly actual.

  • Review and submit monthly actual Intercompany PnL and Balance Sheet through Oracle. Make sure submission details are sent to Corp. Finance team after the submission process is complete.

  • Monthly reconciliation / review of Residual clearing account.

  • Monthly reconciliation / review of Balance Sheet Cash Detail.

  • Agree CORAL note and accrued interest balance with Tim Faco via email.

  • Submission of quarterly Roll Forward schedules through Oracle - PP&E, Goodwill, Inventory, A/R Allowance, Equity investments, Debt (ST & LT), Shareholders’ Equity.

  • Preparation of quarterly Lease Commitment schedule.

  • Quarterly allocation of EP handling fees.

  • Prepare various quarterly and year-end reporting requests.

  • Adhoc reporting and special requests.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance, with 2-3+ years of comprehensive accounting experience.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications. (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook)

  • Experience with Oracle general ledger software, and Cognos software preferred.

  • Experience in Entertainment industry finance preferred


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