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Senior Analyst

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New York, NY, USANew YorkNYUSA

National Public Media (NPM) is seeking a highly motivated and energetic Senior Accountant, with four years of experience, to join its New York Accounting Department. The Senior Accountant will work with a staff accountant and will report directly to the Controller. This position will offer the individual an opportunity to experience working in a high volume environment. Media experience preferred but not required. Excellent communication skills also required. The successful candidate for this position will be proactive, deadline-driven, organized, proficient in Microsoft Excel, and enthusiastic!

Areas of Responsibility: 

Responsible for preparing the following reports for the company:

  • Weekly sales journal
  • Weekly, monthly and annual forecasting and margin analysis
  • Variance analyses for the month end close
  • Various account analyses
  • Other reports as needed

Daily-Weekly routines:

  • Process vendor bills
  • Process T&E
  • Reconcile Insperity T&E expenses to the General Ledger
  • Print checks and make direct deposit batch transactions for reimbursement
  • Account analysis and journal entry reclassification
  • Providing marketing department with their spending recap
  • Other projects as needed

Month end routines:

  • General account bank reconciliation
  • American Express recording and processing
  • Record accruals and various other general expenses
  • Month end closing – Trial Balance, P&L Statement and Balance Sheet
  • Reconcile Spot radio and TV sales to the General Ledger
  • Reconcile NPR Radio, Digital and Events Revenue with NPR Finance and NPM Ops
  • Accounting review of BSA, Google AdX

Other projects as assigned.

Educational Background: 
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required
  • Advanced Excel skills, including, but not limited to Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, and, preferably, Macros
  • Must have attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a larger team and possess excellent organizational skills
  • Must have excellent communication, relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to converse clearly with internal and external clients
  • Ability to handle heavy workloads, prioritize projects, multi-task and enjoy challenges
Job Function: 

Organization Info

National Public Radio, Inc.

Washington, DC, United States
About Us

NPR's mission is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public-one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures. To accomplish our mission, NPR produces, acquires and distributes programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression. Our vision is to serve the public as the leading provider of high quality news, information and cultural programming worldwide.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Dec 6 2018
Active Until: 
Jan 6 2019
Hiring Organization: 
National Public Radio, Inc.