Senior Accountant

Employer
TEGNA
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jul 20, 2021
Closes
Jul 24, 2021
Ref
2129077704
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Headquartered in Tysons, Va., TEGNA is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, we tell empowering stories, conduct impactful investigations and deliver innovative marketing services. With 64 television stations and two radio stations in 51 US markets, we are the largest owner of top four network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39% of US television households. We are seeking a Senior Accountant to be a key member of our corporate accounting team in our Tysons, VA corporate location. Responsibilities: Participate in the month-end close process by preparing journal entries, reviewing and monitoring activity in assigned GL departments and providing variance analysis as needed. Prepare account reconciliations for all assigned general ledger accounts and proactively research and resolve variances. Maintain organized tracking of contracts and invoices and prepare related allocation entries to the business units. Maintain Fixed Asset tracking for corporate projects and place assets in service when ready. Record revenue for certain advertising products and allocate amounts to our business units. Review and code vendor invoices in the Oracle accounts payable module. Reconcile national digital receivable accounts. Prepare and distribute project billing. Partner with the Financial Planning and Analysis team to distribute approved capital purchase request (CPR) notifications to appropriate internal contacts and track company-wide capital spending Assist with special corporate projects as assigned. Respond to internal and external inquiries timely and professionally. Execute and maintain internal key controls related to corporate accounting. Provide analysis and reporting support for internal/external business partners. Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; Minimum 3-5 years accounting experience; Excellent communication skills (verbal/written); Detail oriented; Demonstrated problem solving ability (identify problems and develop/implement solutions); Ability to take ownership and drive projects/issues to completion; Works well in teams; Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize to meet deadlines. Experience with Oracle ERP/EPM (Preferred) Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (Preferred) Work Environment: Office Physical Demands: Sedentary work Travel: Rarely: less than 10% Work Environment Set: Office: normally performed in a typical interior/office environment Physical Demands Set: Sedentary work: Involves sitting most of the time; walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.

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