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GBH enriches people’s lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

At GBH, we believe in the advantages of coming together to build community, mentor and learn from colleagues, and connect more deeply with our mission. As a result, the majority of our staff are hybrid and work both from home and onsite. Our current hybrid approach requires staff to work onsite a minimum of one day each week: every Tuesday. Hybrid staff are also welcome to come in additional days each week or may be asked to come in on other days by their manager. 

All employees who will be working on-site at any GBH facility and/or attending GBH events are required to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines as defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) unless a request for an accommodation on medical or religious grounds has been requested and approved by GBH.


GBH Finance Department is responsible for establishing and maintaining the internal financial control structure and environment that enables GBH and affiliated entities to comply with all the applicable laws, regulations, and policies. This encompasses the various business needs of GBH, including the following functions: financial reporting and analysis, payroll, accounts payable, billing, accounts receivable, and maintenance of the general ledger.


The Revenue Accountant functions in a professional capacity within GBH’s Finance department and reports to the Manager of Revenue Recognition. The principal objective of the position is the efficient and effective management of key organizational accounting needs related to the Foundation’s exchange revenue streams as well as the associated accounts receivable, unbilled receivables, deferred revenue, and other reconciliations, as needed. The Revenue Accountant will primarily work with the other members of the GL team, business unit managers, and members of the accounts receivable and cash teams.  Additionally, this role will include responsibility for the revenue recognition of GBH’s affiliate, New England Public Media (NEPM), which will require communication and collaboration with various members of NEPM’s team.


  • Fully manage the Workday Customer Contracts revenue recognition function, including the creation and maintenance of required revenue recognition schedules, leading meetings with key business unit personnel, performing monthly reconciliations to the general ledger, and reconciling Workday records to PIM for completeness.
  • Assess new contracts for revenue recognition under ASC 606, including the completion of the ASC 606 checklist.
  • Oversee the recognition of local corporate sponsorship (“LCS”) revenue for GBH and NEPM, including the monthly preparation of revenue entries, monthly reconciliation of invoicing from the subsystems to Workday, quarterly contract analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet-related accounts, and ad-hoc meetings as needed with key LCS business unit contacts.
  • Calculate and prepare monthly journal or allocation revenue entries for royalties, captioning & ancillary services, rent, miscellaneous revenue and other services; fully reconcile these accounts on a monthly basis using Workday data. Responsibilities will include GBH and NEPM, as applicable.
  • Reconcile the related balance sheet accounts (unbilled receivables and deferred revenue) for the above-mentioned revenue streams and other areas as needed on a monthly or quarterly basis. Responsibilities will include both GBH and NEPM, as applicable.
  • Support the Manager of Revenue Recognition in calculating the recognition of licensing, national corporate sponsorship (“NCS”) and co-production revenue derived from the production of GBH’s film assets for the Public Broadcasting Service (“PBS”).
  • Assist in the year-end financial statement process, including drafting required footnote disclosures and responding to audit requests. 
  • Support the Manager of Revenue Recognition in the preparation of the Annual Financial Report (“AFR”) to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by serving as one of the primary reviewers/compilers of the various AFR schedules and assisting with the agreed-upon procedures requests, as needed.
  • Participate in ad hoc reconciliations and projects, s needed.
  • Establish and enhance current process documentation, with a focus on cocontinuousrocess improvement.


  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong Excel skills required.
  • Workday experience is a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with multiple departments simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and familiarity with internal controls over accounting and financial reporting.
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Possesses strong ethics and acts with integrity.
  • Ability to produce accurate and timely work products when working under pressure.
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion with information, as appropriate.


Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting. CPA preferred but not required. Minimum of 3 years related work experience in the Accounting field. Knowledge and experience with ASC 606: Revenue from Contracts with Customers. Must have experience in accounting either in an audit, departmental or central office setting.


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GBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve are diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, GBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment, or promotion based on race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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GBH will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments to participate in the application or interview process. To initiate an accommodation request, contact the Human Resource department by sending an email to [email protected] or by calling 617-300-2000.