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Accounting Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Accounting Manager KPTV5781
KPTV Fox12 in Portland, OR is currently recruiting for the position of Accounting Manager.

The Accounting Manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the Accounting/Business department of a broadcasting station including accounts receivable, accounts payable, credit/collections, payroll, budgeting and forecasting, and general accounting including journal entries and accruals. This position also compiles monthly financial statements and related monthly and quarterly reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Essential Job Functions:
75% Performs all job functions pertaining to the monthly closing process for compilation of station financial statement reporting. Oversees balance sheet account reconciliation. Prepares and inputs journal entries. Processes account payable, invoices, account receivable adjustments, capital asset activation, etc. Oversees accounting/business area functions to ensure adherence to station and Corporate policies and deadlines. Manages the station`s accounts receivable, credit/collections, cash application and accounts payable process.
25% Provides Regional Business Director with financial data for the monthly/quarterly financial reports and/or prepares monthly/quarterly financial reports. Assists Regional Business Director in the preparation of station`s annual budget and strategic plan.

REQUIREMENTS:
Education:
Bachelor`s degree in Accounting or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:
Minimum of 3 years general accounting is required.
General accounting experience at a broadcast television station is highly preferred.
Past experience with Oracle Hyperion and Wide Orbit is preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills.
Must be flexible and adaptable to meet changing needs and priorities.
Must be results focused and able to meet deadlines.
Must have a strong level of team orientation.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills
Must be customer focused with ability to quickly resolve internal and external customer needs/requests.
Good PC skills including proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants may apply online via the Meredith Careers page located at: www.meredith.com.

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28