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Senior Staff Accountant


  • Supports the corporate accounting department in various tasks related to the monthly accounting close process including the analysis of financial performance.
  • Reviews station budgets.
  • Prepares monthly expenditure reports.
  • Ensures compliance with best practices and performs other accounting functions to assist with the monthly close process.
  • May oversee the staff accountant(s).


  • Detail-oriented individuals with strong analytical skills, leadership capabilities and a deep understanding of financial principles.

Experience Level

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Corporate accounting experience or financial analysis in the broadcast industry and/or a public company environment preferred.

Station size determines whether an accounting department is headed by a senior staff accountant (or senior accounting manager) who reports to the controller and also manages staff accountants.