Staff Accountant

Date PostedDecember 22, 2017
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

Sinclair Broadcast Group is seeking an individual to provide accounting and finance support to Sinclair Digital. Reporting to the Controller of Sinclair Digital, the Staff Accountant contributes to the overall success of the division by performing essential accounting activity, including, but not limited to:

  • Performing essential duties for month end close (journal entries, allocations, accruals, etc.)
  • Monthly preparation and distribution of department expense analyses and completion of budget/forecast to actual variances.
  • Prepare cost analyses and measure performance for various verticals and initiatives.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Maintaining fixed asset records in accordance with GAAP
  • Assisting with the daily cash management and perform bank reconciliation processes
  • Assist with coding invoices, and coordinate with Accounts Payable and outside vendors to ensure expenses are recorded and paid accurately and timely.
  • Order entry for purchase requisitions and contract submissions
  • Provide excellent customer service and maintain effective communication with station personnel and corporate department heads by responding to requests in a timely manner.
  • Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • One to two years’ experience in accounting industry
  • Working knowledge of the general ledger, financial statements, budgets and forecasts
  • Strong aptitude for accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, professional environment
  • Desire and ability to work in a team environment and communicate well with others
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Excel skills required

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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