Assistant Controller (8250)

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 Digital is seeking an experienced Assistant Controller to oversee the financial, accounting and other business office duties in our Bellevue, WA location. The position plays a key role in the support of executive leadership and other department heads of the operation. All job functions must be completed in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Partner with executive leadership and other organizational department heads to manage operating expenses in-line with budget and forecast
  • Leads monthly financial closing inclusive of quarterly and annual certification of the financial statements
  • Reviews balance sheet, profit and loss statements, and other reports to summarize financial performance
  • Prepares the annual budget and quarterly forecast for the Operation
  • Analyzes current and projected financial position to provide insight to necessary stakeholders
  • Oversees Operation to ensure compliance with approved accounting policies and procedures
  • Performs payroll review and ensure payroll accuracy
  • Manages, directs and develops business office staff
  • Assist in other daily projects as assigned by the Controller
  • Adherence to Sarbanes-Oxley rules and regulations, and regularly enforce internal controls to department and organizational personnel

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience with strong organizational skills and self- motivated
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Prior employee management experience
  • Working knowledge of payroll, internal control procedures and general ledger
  • Must be results oriented with strong accounting and financial skills
  • Proficient in Excel. Experience with Oracle and QuickBooks preferred
  • Ability to work in a team environment with various levels of staff
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

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


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