Accountant - Accounts Receivable

This position has been filled - Job#: 453384411

  Sports Recruiting
  West Region
  Sports Media
  Posted/Updated: 01/07/20

Job Summary

The Accountant is responsible for the preparation of data underlying the financial statements for the company. The successful candidate is responsible for performing, coordinating, and analyzing accounting activity for multiple general ledger accounts. This includes monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities. The Accountant carries out credit, billing, collection, and reporting activities for the company while maintaining accurate and organized records.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintains and balances automated and manual systems for Accounts Receivable
  • Responsible for month-end closing process in WideOrbit, ensuring accuracy of financial information in accordance with GAAP as well as compliance to internal policies
  • Perform activities related to Ad Sales revenue cycle, including maintaining billing systems (WideOrbit and Great Plains), adjustments, customer activity, monthly invoicing and reporting
  • Performs accounts receivable collection activities related to Ad Sales customers, troubleshooting billing issues, assisting customers with payment solutions, as well as participation in bad debt and collection reviews and analysis
  • Perform accounts receivable credit evaluations on all new and returning Ad Sales customers in accordance to NWSN’s credit policy.
  • Generates daily log reconciliations in WideOrbit assuring accuracy of aired spots and features
  • Maintain internal controls around the billing system process and revenue recognition
  • Record journal entries related to ad sales revenue and other general ledger activity as directed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar field of study required, or a combination of equivalent experience and education
  • 4-6 years of professional accounting experience required, with prior media experience a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Strong Microsoft skills including advanced Excel and Access (or other database)
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organization skills
  • Critical business thinking skills and the ability to be comfortable with processes, tools, software solutions, matrix management, and change as necessary

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