Accountant

Job Number: R50023833

Brand: Fox News Media

Job Type: Finance / Accounting

Location Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Experienced Hires

Location: New York, New York

Job Posting Date: July 1, 2024

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox News Media

FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio, FOX News Books, the direct-to-consumer digital streaming services FOX Nation and FOX News International and the newly announced platform FOX Weather. Currently the number one network in all of cable, FNC has also been the most watched television news channel for 20 consecutive years, while FBN currently ranks among the top business channels on cable. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox News is looking for an Accountant to be responsible for assisting with the daily operations of the accounting department and all areas of financial reporting, including analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information for Fox News Media. This Accountant position is a great opportunity for a highly organized, detailed, and enthusiastic Accountant to join our team.

We love what we do and we’re looking for passionate, talented people to help us lead, grow, and achieve our goals.  As the number one cable news network in America, Fox News’ impact and transformation of how and where people get their information is indisputable. 

A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare monthly journal entries and assist with the month-end close process

  • Perform month-end balance sheet reconciliations including bank and A/R accounts and investigate/correct items as needed

  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly financials and analysis including P&L and Balance Sheet

  • Record fixed asset purchases, disposals, and depreciation

  • Perform monthly reporting and analyses for fixed assets

  • Meet internal and corporate deadlines

  • Special projects and ad hoc requests as needed

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting

  • 1-3 years of general accounting experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel

  • Solid understanding of GAAP

  • Internal Controls testing is a plus

  • Strong financial analysis skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly organized and able to multitask

NICE TO HAVE, BUT NOT A DEALBREAKER

  • Familiarity with the media industry

  • Experience with Workday

#LI-DNI

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.

Click here to learn more about the diverse communities of people behind our brands. 

Pursuant to state and local pay disclosure requirements, the pay range for this role, with final offer amount dependent on education, skills, experience, and location is: $59,500.00-75,000.00 annually for New York City and Westchester County, NY. This role is also eligible for various benefits, including medical/dental/vision, insurance, a 401(k) plan, paid time off, and other benefits in accordance with applicable plan documents. Benefits for Union represented employees will be in accordance with the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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