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JR08403 – Staff Accountant

Meredith is looking for an Accountant to oversee the day-to-day general accounting for broadcasting stations within the hub. This position also compiles monthly financial statements and related monthly and quarterly reports.


Essential Job Functions:

75%-Reviews and completes monthly closing process for compilation of station financial statement reporting and completion; performs balance sheet account reconciliation, prepares and inputs journal entries. Oversees accounting/business area functions to ensure adherence to station and corporate policies and departmental deadlines.

15%-Provides Regional Business Director with financial data for the monthly/quarterly financial reports and/or prepares monthly/quarterly financial reports. Assists Regional Business Director in the preparation of stations annual budget and strategic plan.

10%-Participates and/or leads special projects as required.


Job Requirements:  Minimum Qualifications: All must be met to be considered.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.


Experience: Minimum of 3 years general accounting required. General accounting experience at a broadcast television station preferred. Past experience with Oracle Hyperion, Wide Orbit, and Blackline preferred.


Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Must be adaptable and flexible with the ability to shift focus on new priorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to focus on tasks and projects with limited supervision.
  • Must be team oriented and have had past successful experience working in a team environment collaborating and providing support to peers and managers.
  • Must have good organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be able to handle confidential information and keep customer and company data confidential.

Travel <5%


Interested and qualified applicants should apply online at . Meredith Corporation, CBS46/WGCL – TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.