Sr Accounting Analyst in Atlanta, GA at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 4/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job 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.  Key

Responsibilities:   

- Prepare monthly income statement and balance sheet for multiple locations/facilities (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.

 

 

Job Requirements

- 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 #LI-444

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