Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

Sr. Accountant in New York, NY at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 11/5/2021

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Job Summary

The primary focus of this position is to ensure that accounting within assigned transactional / functional areas is completed timely and in accordance with GAAP.

Effective October 1, 2021, all newly hired CMG employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

  • Provide subject matter expertise across all of Gamut for assigned transactional / functional areas; resolve questions and issues that may arise
  • Support and / or 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 / other departments and Finance 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
  • Prepare, as may be required, monthly income statements and balance sheets for multiple locations / facilities, including variance analysis
  • Develop, recommend and implement accounting practices throughout Gamut 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.
  • Propose opportunities to streamline work flows and processes, create or enhance consistency, and improve visibility of financials
  • Assist in monitoring the internal control environment and ensuring compliance with best practices

 

 

What we look for

  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience, including month-end close cycle, balance sheet reconciliation preparation and financial statement analysis
  • Must be comfortable working within a quarterly financial reporting regime and have the 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
  • Previous experience with SaaS-based ERPs preferred, particularly SAP S4
  • Previous experience with Blackline preferred

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; CPA or CPA track preferred

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