Senior Accountant

Location Atlanta, Georgia Job Number 1712782 Brand CMG Corporate Services


The Senior Accountant role is vital to the successful day-to-day operations and long term growth of Enterprise Accounting overall. This role will have exposure to multiple areas, including but not limited to, cash and compensation. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and problem solving skills as well as have expertise in Oracle Financials, HFM and Excel. This candidate will also work under tight deadlines and provide a high –level of customer service and analytics.

Key Responsibilities:

• Responsible for accounting processes primarily related to cash and compensation
• Support Enterprise Accounting team in monthly reconciliations and month end close activities.
• Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts monthly, resolve issues timely and ensure balances are properly supported and explained.
• Perform general ledger activities such as journal entries for accruals or expense account reclassifications.
• Perform account research and analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes.
• Partner with other departments to ensure all internal controls are adhered to and financial statements are fairly and accurately presented.
• Review and analyze monthly activities for accuracy providing recommendations when opportunities for improvement are presented.
• Work with corporate and field finance to resolve any reconciliation issues
• Ensure that internal and external customers are provided with timely and accurate assistance to facilitate good operational controls and minimize expenses
• Cross-train in other areas of the Enterprise Accounting department
• Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as needed
• Perform other duties as assigned by management


• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
• Experience with Oracle Financials preferred
• Understanding of GAAP
• Experience with Hyperion Financial Management preferred
• Competent in accounting and financial practices and procedures
• Strong verbal communication and written skills
• Good problem solving and organizational skills
• Able to maintain effectiveness in changing work responsibilities and environment
• Requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
• Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization

Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing