Accountant

WKMG-TV lists job opening

Did you know TV stations need number-crunchers, too?

WKMG-TV News 6, the CBS affiliate in Orlando, owned by Graham Media Group, is looking for a full time accountant.

The accountant utilizes hands-on accounting experience and an in-depth understanding of accounting principles and company practices. The accountant is responsible for assisting with a variety of activities including month-end, quarter-end and year-end closings, financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, bank reconciliations and fixed assets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting the Business Manager in preparing capital and operating forecasts and budgets.
  • Month-End, Quarter-End and Year-End Financial Close, including reconciling general ledger accounts and preparing and reviewing journal entries and ancillary reports.
  • Recording/maintaining/reviewing fixed assets in accordance with GMG’s asset policy.
  • Monthly Sales Tax and Annual Property Tax filings.
  • Handle special reporting related to the broadcasting industry, such as music license fee reporting, trade and syndication reporting.
  • Monthly bank reconciliation.
  • Prepare special financial reports as requested by the Business Manager.
  • Act as liaison between internal staff and departments and external parties on behalf of the Business Department by answering accounting and financial questions.
  • Reports to Business Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent experience.
  • Possess at least 3-5 years of experience in the accounting field.
  • Strong working knowledge of accounting principles related, but not limited to, journal entries, accruals, general ledger and financial reporting.
  • Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, is a must.
  • Oracle, Wide Orbit and QuickBooks software experience is a plus.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to the company.
  • Must have sound judgment, strong work ethic and excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and manage time effectively to meet all deadlines.
  • Must always maintain professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work additional hours at various times throughout the financial calendar.

LOCATION OF POSITION:

WKMG -TV

4466 JOHN YOUNG PARKWAY

ORLANDO, FL 32804

TO APPLY, PLEASE CONTACT:

Send resume to: Business Manager Laura Genette at lgenette@wkmg.com

No phone calls please!


Note: Any offer of employment is conditional on successful completion of pre-employment background checks including drug screen, required reference checks and educational degree verification.

WKMG-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In addition to complying with federal law, WKMG-TV will comply with applicable state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination.