Senior Accounting Analyst

Location Atlanta, Georgia Job Number 1711999 Brand CMG Corporate Services

Description

The primary focus of this position is to develop, recommend, and implement accounting practices throughout CMG in accordance with GAAP to ensure that financial and operating data accurately reflect the condition of the business or unit and provides reliable information necessary to control operations. 
  • Prepare monthly income statement and balance sheet for multiple locations (4-5 in total) including variance analysis.
  • Conduct monthly financial review calls with key financial and operational personnel at the locations supported.
  • Prepare accrual and reclassification entries needed to ensure materially accurate financial reporting.
  • Prepare and review monthly reconciliations in Blackline for all relevant accounts.
  • Act as a liaison between the locations and FRC to educate on processes, systems, policies and procedures.
  • Provide problem resolution support to finance and operations as needed (e.g. vendor invoice coding and payments).
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives that benefit EA and/or operations.
  • Propose opportunities to streamline work flows and processes, create or enhance consistency, and improve visibility of financials.
  • Assist in monitoring the internal controls environment and ensuring compliance with best practices.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; CPA or CPA Track preferred
  • Minimum of 5-years accounting experience including month end close cycle, balance sheet reconciliation preparation, and financial statement analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under aggressive deadlines
  • Strong work ethic and excellent attention to detail
  • Requires strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout organization


About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing