Financial Analyst
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 4/17/2021

Job Description


Bally Sports Arizona is seeking a Financial Analyst! The position is responsible for supporting the Finance Team in the monthly, quarterly, annual budgeting, long range plan consolidation and reporting. Key objectives will be the consolidation, reconciliation and submission of monthly financial results, along with analysis versus budget, forecast, and prior year. Other key areas of concentration include providing accounting support for the various corporate companies and other ad hoc financial analyses.  The individual must be detail oriented, organized, focused, and possess strong analytical and technical skills.



Responsibilities include:



  • Analyze and explain actual versus budget and/or forecast variances for financial and operational information

  • Create and distribute monthly departmental reports to track performance against budget

  • Assist with creating and updating forecasts, budget, and long range plan

  • Partner with centralized corporate accounting during month end close to ensure timely and accurate financial results. Includes analyzing actual results and identifying accruals needed.

  • Generation and submission of month-end journal entries

  • Account reconciliations

  • Recording of check receipts & wires

  • Aging management, follow-ups, and collection inquiries

  • Review monthly general ledger to ensure correct allocations/coding of expenses

  • Special projects and ad hoc analyses as required by management

  • Assist in internal and external financial audits

  • Prepare various special analyses, including event production analysis and tracking

  • Coordinate with other teams to ensure smooth process flow and accurate reporting

  • Other duties as assigned and requested



Requirements and Qualifications:



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • At least 3 years of experience in a general accounting or financial analysis role required

  • Must possess strong general ledger accounting skills

  • Position requires effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong mathematical, technical, and analytical skills required

  • Proficiency with accounting principles, Microsoft Office applications (Excel in particular), general ledgers and accounts payable systems

  • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, under minimal supervision, and ability to work overtime as required/needed



Preferred Skills and Experience:



  • Familiarity with Oracle, TM1 is a plus

  • Wide Orbit software skills a plus, but not necessary

  • Previous experience in broadcast/communications industry accounting/finance is preferred



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



About Us


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and 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: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Phoenix, AZ
  • Job Type: Finance
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/17/2021

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…