Staff Accountant

FOX Milwaukee, WI

About the Job

JOB DESCRIPTION

WITI is searching for an outgoing performer to work the FOX6 Finance team. This position will work hand in hand with multiple departments while specializing in assisting the Finance Director to prepare and coordinate timely and accurate reporting in accordance with company policies, government regulations and GAAP for WITI Television.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Finance Director
  • Update and create excel spreadsheets using advanced formulas
  • Completion and review of journal entries in connection with the month-end, quarter-end and fiscal year financial close process
  • Assist in the preparation of account reconciliations and monthly corporate reporting
  • Review Wide Orbit revenue coding for proper commission calculation. Work with sales management for appropriate new business documentation and coding changes
  • Oversee the capital expenditure reconciliation and spending in coordination with the Chief Engineer. Responsible for maintaining records of the station's fixed assets
  • Review, code and approve accounts payable timely and accurately
  • Assist on special projects, analyses and presentations as needed
  • Other duties as assigned by management


QUALFICATIONS:

  • Finance or Accounting degree preferred
  • Strong organizational skills are required
  • Must be able to work under time constraints and manage deadlines
  • Requires strict standards of confidentiality and good judgment through proven work experience
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple tasks independently
  • Highly proficient in MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook. Intermediate to advance excel skills. Experience with automated accounting systems helpful


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.