Temporary, Jr. Business Analyst

CBS - New York, NY3.9

Full-time | TemporaryEstimated: $56,000 - $79,000 a year
REF#: 34845

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Smithsonian Networks

JOB TYPE: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance



Smithsonian Channel is a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution. Our awe-inspiring programs, powerful documentaries and entertaining factual stories shine new light on popular genres such as air and space, history, science, nature, travel and pop culture. From legacy series such as Aerial America, Million Dollar American Princesses and Air Disasters to recent hits like America in Color, The Lost Tapes and The Coronation, our award-winning programming is available across multiple platforms in HD and 4K Ultra HD. The Channel is also available internationally in Canada, Singapore and Latin America, with more international launches to come in 2019. We currently have offices in New York City and Washington, DC.

The Jr. Business Analyst is responsible for managing collections for various receivables as well as functions related to the monthly close and forecast processes and annual financial audits.

Prepare revenue forecasting as needed for monthly estimates, input into forecasting system and complete required reporting files to Showtime, CBS Finance, CBS Tax & auditors
Assist in the creation, billing and collection of invoices from advertising agencies on a monthly basis and manage bad debt in a timely manner
Manage daily cash reporting, weekly cash forecasts, track all incoming cash accurately & timely and assist in (international + other receivables) collections as needed
Prepare calculations, schedules and reporting and book entries for month end close
Track international revenue & expenses, generating ad hoc reporting as required

Bachelors degree in accounting
1-3 years of relevant accounting experience in the media industry, preferably in television
Substantial experience with audit process and compliance
Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
Strong organization skills
Detail oriented
Experience utilizing Peoplesoft Enterprise One preferred
Self-motivated team player

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled