24 days old

Senior Financial Analyst

Los Angeles, California
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Sinclair Broadcast Group’s affiliate Finance team is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst! Responsibilities include monthly reporting, quarterly forecasting, and annual budgeting processes. In addition, the Sr. Financial Analyst will be tasked with various ad hoc analyses. Specific tasks may include: working with various departments to incorporate financial information, facilitating the monthly general ledger closing process, analyzing and interpreting trends/variances, compiling market data from third party data sources (e.g. S&P Global Market Intelligence), presenting findings to management, and special projects requested by departmental and executive management.

- Monthly financial summaries for the regional sports networks including reconciliation to the general ledger
- Analysis of variances against forecasts, budgets and prior period actuals
- By working with various departments, assisting in the development of the quarterly forecasts, the annual budget and the strategic plan for all Sinclair networks and stations
- Collaborating with accounts receivable to ensure proper billing of customers in conformance with contract requirements
- Special projects requested by departmental and executive management, including analysis in support of distribution agreement negotiations

Qualifications and Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree in Finance and/or Accounting required
- A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the finance area is necessary
- Strong Excel skills are required
- Proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook is required
- Excellent organizational and project management skills are required
- Proven analytical skills are necessary
- Advanced math, Excel and analytical skills are a necessity

Preferred Skills and Experience:
- MBA preferred
- Familiarity with TM1 is a plus
- Previous experience in media, advertising sales, and/or the sports broadcasting environment is strongly preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills are necessary, including the ability to present financial information clearly to senior management
- Ability to work somewhat independently and be resourceful 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.
Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-25
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