This position is responsible for the preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule, in a centralized accounting environment providing corporate/division and regional/individual unit support. This position also ensures financial records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The position will be located at the Hearst Television, Inc business office in Charlotte, NC.
Posts data to various ledgers, journals and reconciliations Responsible for closing major segments of monthly and annual financial books Reviews accounting documents to ensure accuracy of information & calculations and make correcting entries Prepares, maintains control, and is responsible for subsidiary accounting records involving a variety of transactions and accounts Prepare account analysis and reconciliations, ad hoc reports, and other monthly reports Assist in preparation of the monthly forecast Assist in preparation of the annual budget & year-end schedules Provide analytical assistance to regional and corporate finance/accounting teams Implements modifications to accounting systems Perform other related duties as assigned or requested Qualification Requirements:
3+ years of accounting/finance experience including month end close CPA a plus, but not required Excellent analytical skills, strong attention to detail Ability to work with accuracy and meet deadlines Highly organized, strong ability to multi-task and prioritize Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills Ability to act and operate independently, with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish directives Ability to collaborate with others to meet a common goal Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (macros, pivot tables, lookup functions) Experience with Oracle accounting software applications; experience with Hyperion Planning a plus
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte Work Locations: Charlotte NC 214 North Tryon Street Hearst Corp 28202 Job: Accounting/Finance Organization: HTV Charlotte Schedule: Regular Full-time
Internal Number: 1800570
About Hearst Television
Hearst is one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies with more than 360 businesses. Its major interests include ownership in cable television networks such as A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime and ESPN; majority ownership of global ratings agency Fitch Group; Hearst Health, a group of medical information and services businesses; 30 television stations such as WCVB-TV in Boston and KCRA-TV in Sacramento, Calif., which reach a combined 19 percent of U.S. viewers; newspapers such as the Houston Chronicle, San Francisco Chronicle and Albany Times Union, more than 300 magazines around the world including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Harper’s BAZAAR and Car and Driver; digital services businesses such as iCrossing and KUBRA; and investments in emerging digital and video companies such as Complex, BuzzFeed, VICE and AwesomenessTV. Follow us on Twitter @Hearst and subscribe to Hearstlink.