Senior Accountant

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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 10/12/2016

Cox Corporate Services, Inc. Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


DescriptionWe are currently hiring a Senior Accountant to join our team! This position is a vital element of the Management Support Team as he or she will contribute to the successful day-to-day operations and long term growth of Enterprise Accounting overall. This role will have a strong focus on fixed assets, inventory and intercompany. The ideal candidate has excellent communication and problem solving skills. This candidate will also have the ability to work under tight deadlines and provide a high level of customer service and analytics as well as have expertise in Accounting, Oracle Financials, HFM and Excel.

Key Responsibilities:

Monitor project costs to ensure appropriate classification of capital or operational expenses.
Process all asset related transactions timely in the system and ensure the integrity of the Fixed Asset listing.
Process all inter and intra company related transactions timely in the system.
Prepare and review monthly reconciliations in Blackline for assigned accounts.
Provide information for the preparation of property tax returns and process payments.
Provide information for the preparation of sales and use tax returns and payments.
Prepare and review inventory for newspaper locations.
Work with corporate and field accounting to resolve any reconciliation issues.
Recommend and create new Blackline rules to reduce exceptions.
Ensure that internal and external customers are provided with timely and accurate assistance. to facilitate good operational controls and minimize expenses.
Cross-train in other areas of the Enterprise Accounting department.
Participate in the month end close process as assigned.
Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Bachelor s degree in Accounting required.
3+ years of accounting experience
Competent in accounting and financial practices and procedures.
Strong communication and written skills.
Good problem solving and organizational skills.
Able to maintain effectiveness in changing work responsibilities and environment.
Ability to quickly learn and apply new job related information.
1 year of experience in Fixed Assets, Project Accounting or Property Tax Experience
Experience with either Oracle Financials, Hyperion Financial Management, and Microsoft Office preferred.

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America's leading direct marketing companies, and, a leading online source for savings.

The company's operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, more than 60 radio stations, six daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.

CMG currently operates in more than 30 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization:Cox Media Group
Primary Location:US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status:Regular
Job Level:Individual Contributor
Shift:Day Job-

Unposting Date:Ongoing


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. With revenues of $18 billion and approximately 60,000 employees, the company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).

The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit

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5,001-10,000 Employees
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6305 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30328

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