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CBS Corporation Supervisor Participations in Los Angeles, California

REF#: 34569

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Studios

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS Television 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.


CBS Studios seeks an audit Supervisor who will act as a liaison between Participations, outside auditors, Residuals, IT and other internal business units. Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Coordinating audit fieldwork, analyzing participation claims, litigation research.

  • Tracking of incoming royalty statements to ascertain completeness and accuracy

  • Extract, validate and integrate data from multiple sources

  • Supporting month-end diligence of data mapped into the participations, residuals and general ledger systems

  • Reconciling the department system activity to source systems and researching discrepancies

  • Provide research and related support as needed

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and special projects



  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience in Entertainment accounting, Participations accounting is preferred but not required

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong analytical experience and business acumen

  • Ability to read and reasonably understand complex legal agreements

  • Advance Excel skill level

  • Strong understanding of database structure and ability to create and maintain new databases

  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new software

  • High level of organization, documentation skills, and attention to detail

  • Outstanding time management skills to handle multiple and changing priorities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Must be able to interact professionally with outside auditors and all levels of management and other team members

  • Must be able to maintain confidential information



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled