Overview

Job Location:
Allentown, PA

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Clear Channel Outdoor

                                                                                                     

Job Summary:

The General Ledger Accountant’s primary function is to complete all assignments necessary to assure an accurate and timely monthly accounting close and to maintain an analysis of general ledger accounts to assure each is fairly stated.

This position will support the accounting and finance team with ad-hoc analysis and support focusing on sales, revenue & expense activity on both a team and business unit level.

This position is located in the Clear Channel Airports headquarters in Allentown PA, interacts with remote locations and Corporate Headquarters in TX.

                                                                                                    

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare and submit numerous general ledger journal entries to Corporate by the accounting close deadline in order to close the books each month accurately and timely
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations in excel for assigned business units (domestic) to assure each account is fairly stated.
  • Additional reporting and analysis as needed in addition to reconciliations
  • Respond to all questions relative to above. Questions can arise from anyone in Allentown, or Corporate San Antonio
  • Work with G/L Accountant – Airports Lease Analyst to support/learn the Airport payment process including reporting and audit reviews in a backup role but with a responsible role for certain airport markets.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with Corporate San Antonio, Airport Business Development and Finance to streamline processes as determined.
  • Preparation of ad hoc analysis for numerous revenue producing business units
  • Review and approve Accounts Payable invoice payments through 3rd party.
  • Work with Finance Team with Budget preparation and resolve accounting issues, provide feedback as needed.
  • Preparation of Island Tax forms for Corporate Tax Reporting

Job Requirements

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 2-3 years’ experience in general ledger accounting & account analysis 

Skills

  • Strong customer service skills/background

  • Self Starter -ability to work independently and effectively in fast paced environment within a multi-functional team with minimal supervision

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret verbal and written requests and directions. 
  • Must have ability to learn and use company systems and be willing to explore and develop processes to contribute to enhanced departmental efficiencies
  • Knowledge of tax terminology/procedures helpful
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions and ask questions for clarification.
  • Excellent communication required – written and verbal.
  • Able to exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks under time constraints – must possess excellent time-management and analytical skills, be highly organized, detail oriented, flexible and can prioritize and modify workload as needed
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Software Applications -Excel (Advanced proficiency required – V-lookups, pivot tables, macros), Outlook, Word (Quattro & Workday Financials are a plus) Adaptive
  • Familiarity with Shared Service Centers, Drop Box, Asset system knowledge, ERP systems and 3rd party vendor/systems for Analysis are a plus.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Reports to Controller

Competencies

  • Functional/Technical Skills – Proficient in Microsoft software applications (eg. Word, Excel, Outlook) Advanced Excel skills (eg. Pivot tables, lookups, etc)
  • Business Acumen – Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies.
  • Problem Solving – Identifying problems and works to discover the solutions to them.
  • Process Management – Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done and understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow.
  • Planning and Organizing – Reaching goals by making and following plans, setting and sticking to priorities and allocating resources effectively.
  • Time Management – Uses time effectively and efficiently, concentrates on the most important priorities.
  • Professionalism – Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Attention to Detail – Working in a conscientious, consistent and thorough manner.
  • Written Communication – is able to write clearly and succinctly to get the message across and get the desired results
  • Fostering Communication – Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and effectively gets message across includes working with a diverse team of individuals 
  • Action Oriented – Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things seen as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning

 

Physical Demands

The demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • Employee must have the ability to sit and/or stand at a desk for a minimum of 8 hours a day and complete tasks requiring repetitive use of hands.
  • Employee must have the ability to see written documents, computer screens and to adjust focus.
  • This job is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment.

                                                                                                     

Location

Allentown, PA: 7450 Tilghman Street, Suite 104, 18106

                                                                                                     

Position Type                                                                                             

Regular

                                                                                                    

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

 

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