Salary Mid-Point: $45,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Accountant – Media Relations and Services

Description:

Responsible for the accounting and reporting related to media relations and services.  This includes tracking partnership deals on various spot TV and spot radio stations.  This individual will need to ensure that buys accurately reflect the deals we have in place and analyze whether those deals fall short.  Support the Services operations team with reporting and key information to help them manage the Services function.  Assist in month end close and preparing journal entries.  The position requires communication with other key employees from different departments. 

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the Services team to provide information needed for decision making
  • Manage buy approvals for spot TV and spot radio
  • Pull reports to track partnership deals on spot radio and spot TV buys
  • Enter and maintain current information on spot TV and spot radio stations
  • Complete and issue contracts relating to our partnership deals
  • Assist with a variety of reports
  • Address issues and problem solve

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of experience in accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting or Finance
  • Strong accounting skills and working knowledge of GAAP and SOX
  • Strong organizational and process skills
  • Detail oriented and strong analytical ability
  • Ability to meet deadlines required for reporting results
  • Ability to multi task as needed
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player with a desire to provide excellent customer service
  • Microsoft Excel/Word/Outlook knowledge

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format to Cameron Wall at cwall@ifgpr.com.