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Manager, Accounting - CBS Studios


Studio City, CA, US, 91604

Studio City

CBS Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of programming with more than 70 series currently in production across broadcast and cable networks, streaming services and other emerging platforms.

The Studio’s expansive portfolio spans a diverse slate of commercially successful and critically acclaimed scripted programming, genre-defining franchises including the ever-growing “Star Trek” universe, award-winning late night and daytime talk shows, and an extensive library of iconic intellectual property.




The CBS Studios, a division of ViacomCBS, is seeking a highly motivated Accounting Manager that is a self-starter and team player. Ideal candidate must be detailed oriented, organized and possess good communication skills. This position will work with other departments and divisions within the corporation. Key responsibilities will include but will not be limited to the following:



• Accurate and timely accounting and financial reporting of assigned business units and the consolidation of those results. Includes monthly, quarterly and annual preparation and presentation to management.
• Preparation of financial results and reconciliations.
• Perform financial statement variance analysis and deliver results to management.
• Assist with quarterly internal / external audit requests.
• Reconciliation and preparation of various revenue statements.
• Preparation of Ad-hoc reports and special projects.
• Preparation of monthly Balance Sheet and inventory schedules, including variance analysis from plan and prior month or quarter.
• Preparation of the monthly balance sheet as well as quarterly supplemental balance sheet rollforwards and other supporting schedules.
• Supervision of Network Revenue senior accountant, including review of revenue, AR and Deferred Income.
• Prepare and or review journal entries necessary for month/quarter/year end accruals.
• Communicate with several divisions within CBS to ensure timely receipt of key documents required for on-time financial statement submissions
• Mentor senior accountants on day-to-day tasks, serving as the first point of contact for inquiries


• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, with 3-5+ years of comprehensive accounting experience
• Entertainment industry experience a plus
• CPA preferred, not required
• Cognos experience a plus
• Strong research, analytical, and problem solving skills
• Strong work ethic that takes ownership of assigned areas and is capable of performing a variety of time sensitive tasks
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Works well in a team oriented environment
• Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) and able to learn other software applications
• A mix of public and private industry preferred


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. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.viacomcbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

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: Los Angeles