Manager, Accounting

US-NY-New York
4 weeks ago(12/27/2017 12:22 PM)
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Major Television Broadcast Group is looking for a bright, detail oriented Accounting professional to play a key role in its Finance Department based in New York City. The main focus of the position will be on issuing accurate and timely financial information on the station(s), along with complying with all legal and governmental requirements.  Other responsibilities include assisting with the preparation of the annual operating plan including the explanation of variances, along with preparing ad-hoc analytical reports, and assisting on Special Projects


The position reports directly to the Regional Controller.


  • Compiles all monthly financial information for preparation of financial statements
  • Prepares account analyses and reconciliations
  • Prepares and reviews selected monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports
  • Assists with the monthly budget review meeting
  • Prepares selected schedules from the year-end tax package
  • Serves as station accounts payable liaison to outside processor


  • Minimum of 5 Years experience with an undergraduate degree in Accounting. MBA or CPA a plus.
  • Must be willing to work long hours when necessary, typically concentrated during the monthly close and other reporting deadlines.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills Required; this position will have exposure to the Station CFO and Department Heads.
  • Advanced PC Skills Required; Experience with multiple General Ledger systems / software preferred.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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