Full Time Job

Senior Accountant


Charlotte, NC 10-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Your impact:

Hearst Magazines is looking for a Senior Accountant to play a critical role in the running of our financial operations across all our brands.

What you'll do
• Assist in tracking and analyzing contracts for proper revenue recognition for contracts containing multi-element arrangements and various methods of revenue recognition: flat fees, time & materials, and percentage of completion. Identifying and allocating contract elements to the proper service line revenue.
• Work with project managers to monitor monthly percentage of completion and certifying such quarterly.
• Maintain monthly schedules to reconcile to Oracle GL.
• Provide support to department managers and other finance personnel in the preparation, understanding and use of financial information.
• Manage the month-end-close billing process accurately and timely in conjunction with corporate deadlines.
• Compile Nexelus data at month end and tie to biller tracking, investigate reconciling differences with the billing team.
• Investigate Media or Commissions activity not billed on a timely basis.
• Journal Entry Processing
• Foreign unit Balance Sheet review
• Balance Sheet Variance explanations

Who you are
• BS Degree in Accounting
• 2+ years of relevant work experience
• Experience with Excel/Smart View
• Experience with debits/credits, income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow
• Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively and build relationships across all levels of management
• Self-starter who is detail-oriented, deliverable focused, and well-organized

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d970b4-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Hearst Magazines isone of the largest publishers in the world, with more than25 brands, including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and O the Oprah Magazine. We reach more than 150 million people every month in the United States alone.