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Accountant I


San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

San Francisco

Truly premium content. At true scale. Only CBSi. CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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CBS Interactive is a division of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC) who delivers premium content, through television, streaming and digital content, to audiences across traditional and emerging platforms worldwide!

CBS Interactive is a division of ViacomCBS Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAC) who delivers premium content, through television, streaming and digital content, to audiences across traditional and emerging platforms worldwide.


We are seeking a sharp, detail-oriented Accountant who is comfortable in a dynamic environment, brings energy and passion to their work and a willingness to learn new skills and work on projects of all sizes.





  • Perform month-end and quarter-end close and take ownership of journal entries preparation, account reconciliations and analysis
  • Collaboration, liaison between divisions on intercompany journal entries, reconciliations, and analysis
  • Prepare governmental filings with agency
  • Assist with various quarterly and annual reporting to Corporate
  • Participate in SOX testing, audits, and annual tax package preparation
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting procedures
  • Provide backup coverage in other accounting areas
  • Contribute to department and organization special projects, as assigned


Basic Qualifications


  • Requires Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent
  • Minimum 3+ years of related experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and an acute attention to detail
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Timely of communication flow and status on responsibilities and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced environment, and lead multiple responsibilities under tight time frames
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet required deadlines
  • Intermediate to advance MS Excel skills (i.e. Pivot table, IF function, Vlookups, etc.)
  • Strong PC skills and the ability to quickly pick up new systems
  • Experience with Oracle Financials and IBM TM1 or similar systems












ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

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ViacomCBS believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, ViacomCBS requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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As ViacomCBS begins the process of returning to the office in the US, there are a few key dates to keep in mind

  • The first dose of the Moderna vaccine should be no later than November 29.
  • The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine should be no later than December 6.
  • The J&J vaccine should be administered no later than December 27.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland