Senior Accountant

WGN-TV’s finance department is seeking a Senior Accountant.  This individual will be responsible for overseeing accounts payable, analyzing and recording financial activity during the monthly & quarterly close process, performing account reconciliations, and preparing financial reports for management.  Other responsibilities include assisting with the annual operating plan, preparing sports profit & loss statements, assisting with monthly forecasting, reviewing sales & use tax compliance, ensuring Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and helping with various projects as needed.

Qualified candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and 3-5 years of related experience.  CPA a plus.  Excellent PC skills including Microsoft Excel and Word.  Experience with PeopleSoft and Essbase preferred.  Strong communication and analytical skills.  Must be able to manage multiple priorities in a deadline-oriented environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested send cover letter and resume to:
WGN-TV Human Resources Department
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: 773/528-1387
Apply On-line: Please go to www.tribjobs.com and search for keyword “Senior Accountant”.

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