Accounting Assistant

Employer
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Location
Cockeysville, MD
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 23, 2017
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team! Sinclair Broadcast Group is seeking an Accounting Assistant to provide support to our Corporate Accounting team, with a heavy emphasis on accounts receivable and cash application. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Post customer payments and miscellaneous cash receipts by recording checks, ACH's, and wire transactions into the receivables sub-ledgerPrepare and maintain various billing and A/R reportsMaintain an accurate aging report and up-to-date records in the system, specifically related to retransmission revenuesPrepare monthly journal entries over various financial statement areas such as cash, accounts receivable, investments, interest and revenuePrepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliationsEstablish strong working relationships and maintain effective communication with both corporate and station department personnel, particularly the Treasury, Credit, Accounting and Shared Services teamsComplete ad-hoc projects to support the Corporate Accounting team, as necessary Experience and Requirements: BS in Accounting or Business-related field (Accounting experience in a Corporate setting is ideal, combined with 1+ years accounts receivable experience)Working knowledge of the general ledger and GAAPStrong aptitude for accuracy and attention to detailAbility to multi-task in a fast-paced, professional environmentDesire and ability to work in a team environment and communicate well with othersPossess strong organizational skillsStrong Excel skills required Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace! Required SkillsRequired ExperienceJob LocationCockeysville, MD