Assistant Digital Controller
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 5/6/2020

Job Description



Sinclair Broadcast Group is seeking an individual to provide accounting and finance support to Sinclair Digital. Reporting to the Controller of Sinclair Digital, the Assistant Digital Controller contributes to the overall success of the division by performing essential accounting activity, including, but not limited to: 



  • Performing essential duties for month end close (journal entries, allocations, accruals, etc.)

  • Monthly preparation and distribution of department expense analyses and completion of budget/forecast to actual variances.

  • Prepare cost analyses and measure performance for various verticals and initiatives.

  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.

  • Create and maintain accounting processes and files for new initiatives

  • Perform In depth analyses and modeling for existing and upcoming initiatives

  • Assist with coding invoices, and coordinate with Accounts Payable and outside vendors to ensure expenses are recorded and paid accurately and timely.

  • Order entry for purchase requisitions and contract submissions

  • Provide excellent customer service and maintain effective communication with station personnel and corporate department heads by responding to requests in a timely manner.

  • Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned


 Qualifications:



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • Five years’ experience in accounting industry

  • Working knowledge of the general ledger, financial statements, budgets and forecasts

  • Strong aptitude for accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, professional environment

  • Desire and ability to work in a team environment and communicate well with others

  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Advanced Excel skills required

  • Oracle Knowledge preferred

  • Prior Digital experience a plus




 


Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


 


About Us


 


Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!


 


About the Team


 


The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: 100% company-paid life and disability, 401K match, employee stock plan, education reimbursement, and the ability to design your own comprehensive benefit package to suit you and your family’s every need. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…