Staff Accountant

Job Number: R50023487

Brand: Fox TV Stations

Job Type: Finance / Accounting

Location Type: Onsite

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: Tampa, Florida

Job Posting Date: September 19, 2023

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Fox TV Stations

FOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.


Join Our Team as a Staff Accountant!

Are you an experienced accountant ready to take your career to the next level? We're on the lookout for a talented Staff Accountant to join our dynamic team. If you're passionate about numbers, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and want to contribute to the exciting world of broadcast and media, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

As a Staff Accountant, you'll play a crucial role in our financial operations. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Month-end Close: Assist in the month-end close process, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Journal Entries: Prepare and record journal entries to maintain financial accuracy.
  • General Ledger Reconciliation: Reconcile general ledger accounts and update G/L Account Analyses.
  • Prepaid and Accruals: Manage prepaid and accrual sub-ledger accounts.
  • Fixed Assets: Handle monthly depreciation calculations.
  • Program/Film Amortization: Prepare monthly amortization schedules for programs and films.
  • Commission Reports: Create monthly National and local commission reports.
  • Trade Agreements: Perform and maintain analysis on trade agreements.
  • Sales and Use Tax: Compute and submit information for monthly sales and use tax reports.
  • Financial Analysis: Assist the Executive Director of Finance and Senior Staff Accountant in preparing various financial and operational analyses as needed.
  • Digital Log Reconciliation: Reconcile the station's digital logs, ensuring the accurate airing of commercials and web content.
  • Budget and SAQ Process: Participate in the annual budgeting and SAQ (Spectrum Access System) process.
  • Other Duties: Contribute to other finance-related tasks and projects as assigned.


To excel in this role, you should possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience: Four years of experience in the broadcast industry preferred.
  • Excel Skills: Strong proficiency in Excel is required.
  • Education: A four-year degree in Accounting or Finance, with experience in broadcast or media-related businesses preferred.

Why Join Us?

We offer a dynamic and collaborative work environment, with best of class benefits.  As a Staff Accountant, you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on our financial operations while advancing your career in the broadcast and media industry.

If you're ready to bring your accounting expertise to a passionate and dynamic team, apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.

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