Hub Staff Accountant

Posted by Nexstar

Salt Lake City, UT
Posted: 2017-02-10

Description:

Summary of position:  The FT HUB STAFF ACCOUNTANT supports a minimum of two assigned markets in all aspects of accounting.  The position is responsible for the general ledger monthly close, including journal entry preparation, balance sheet account reconciliations, profit and loss variance analysis, monthly/quarterly/annual reporting, and budgeting.  This senior position will support larger markets with higher volume, and potentially more complex accounting issues.

Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities

1.       Performs all general ledger functions including journal entries, end of month closings, and balance sheet account reconciliations for assigned markets.

2.       Prepares and submits monthly/quarterly/annual reporting to Corporate. 

3.       Maintains trade agreements, programming contracts, and other operational contracts used in calculating and tracking trade, cash/barter program amortization, and film payments.

4.       Prepares and analyzes quarterly Net Realizable Value (NRV) calculations and auditor worksheets.

5.       Reviews and approves invoices for the market ensuring proper account coding and approvals.

6.       Prepares Sales/Use Tax returns and miscellaneous external reports including broadcast reports.  

7.       Calculates and prepares monthly sales representative commission statements.   Submits commissions to payroll and miscellaneous pay items for taxable fringe benefits for fuel, vehicle, and clothing allowances.

8.       Communicates with the markets General Managers and key contacts regarding accounting matters and is responsible for ensuring the timely processing of information

9.       Reviews and approves trade orders within billing/traffic system for the assigned markets.   Ensures authorized trade agreements have been completed and that trade usage remains on the account prior to approving within OSi. 

10.    Responsible for working closely with Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable in the review and maintenance of the general ledger and related financial statements.

11.    Reviews, approves, and releases Accounts Payable batches prepared by the Accounts Payable Analyst.

12.    Assists the General Managers and Business Manager with completion and review of the annual budget process.

13.    Completes other assignments as requested by management such as maintenance of a consolidated Hub pacing report, Hub consolidated Accounts Receivable aging, Hub Consolidated BCF summaries and assisting in new market integrations.

Requirements:

Position Requirements

B.S. degree in Accounting.  Minimum 3 years Accounting experience preferred.

Strong PC skills using MS Office, with emphasis on Excel expertise

Strong analytical/problem-solving skills with ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities

Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills

Must be able to self-starter, able to work independently, showing a high degree of initiative

Team player with exceptional oral/written communications skills

Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, showing a high degree of initiative

Team player with exceptional oral/written communications skills

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

The Staff Accountant must be able to sit, reach, conduct telephone conversations, use electronic mail, write letters and memos, conduct face-to-face discussions with individuals or groups, make decisions without supervision, make decisions that impact the results of co-workers, and work indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.  Repetitive movements are required.

Contact:

Apply for job at:    https://nexstar.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll

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