Accountant (8728)

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!

We are seeking an Accountant for our Shared Services Center in Birmingham, AL. The Accountant will report to the Shared Services Center Controller. Main duties will include supporting the business departments of assigned markets in the following areas:

Job Duties

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries, including but not limited to:
  • Commissions (local, national)
  • Bonuses
  • Trade
  • Unbilled revenue
  • Prepaid
  • Shared service center allocations
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Reconciliation of revenue accounts
  • Variance analysis
  • Developing and Documenting New Company Policies and Procedures

Requirements include:

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines
  • Knowledge of SOX compliance
  • Strong excel skills (formulas, analysis tools, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products
  • Oracle experience preferred
  • Television broadcasting or media experience preferred

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


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