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ViacomCBS Staff Accountant II in Parsippany, New Jersey

REF#: 36625

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Parsippany, NJ

ABOUT US:

Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

DESCRIPTION:

Prepares all journal entries, reconciles all account balances, analyzes, understands and ensures proper accounting for all transactions activity for each of the areas mentioned above. Understands variances to Plan, Estimates, and Prior Year for all assigned areas.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintains raw material inventory, posting receipts and usage in timely fashion.

  • Maintains work in process portfolio, analyzing and closing approximately 5K titles annually.

  • Tracks and analyzes Plant purchases and subsequent expense amortization.

  • Prepares all related journal entries accurately and analyzes significant variations.

  • Reconciles all accounts assigned on a monthly basis.

  • Prepares assigned reports with accurate data and appropriate footnotes and references.

  • QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

  • BS in Accounting, MBA or CPA is preferred

  • One to three years of experience in private or public accounting

  • Background in Cost Accounting or Budgeting

  • Ability to analyze detailed accounting activity assessing the amounts for P&L Risks and Opportunities

SKILLS

  • Superior PC Skills in a Windows environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with mainframe G/L and subsystems

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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