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Business Manager

Company name
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

Wilkes Barre, PA, United States

Employment Type

Manager, Accounting, Hr

Posted on
Feb 22,2019

Valid Through
Jun 07,2019

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Business Manager

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Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair! We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

WOLF-TV/FOX 56 is seeking an experienced Business Manager to perform accounting duties in accordance with company policies and procedures. Accounting duties include assisting with management of financial reporting and general accounting functions of the station, as well as ensuring that all documentation complies with Sarbanes-Oxley, company regulation, and GAAP reporting guidelines. This position reports to the Regional Controller and acts as a business partner to the General Manager of the station.

Essential Responsibilities:

Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger, fixed assets, financial statements, etc.

Prepare month-end journal entries, financial statements, forecasts, reports, variance analyses, etc.

Review balance sheet, profit, loss statements, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected financial position of organization for managers

Coordinate implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures

Interact with other organizational managers in preparing budgets, forecasts and financial information

Assist in other daily projects as assigned by the Regional Controller, General Manager, and Corporate office

Oversee the station Human Resources Coordinator who is responsible for the HR and Payroll functions of the station in cooperation with Corporate HR and Payroll


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent

Minimum 2 years relevant work experience in Accounting. Previous Human Resources experience preferred

Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving and multi-tasking skills

Working knowledge of internal control procedures and general ledger

Must be results oriented with strong accounting and financial skills

Proficient in Excel

Ability to work in a team environment with various levels of staff

Ability to maintain strict confidentiality

Experience with Oracle Cloud preferred

Experience in the broadcast industry a plus

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Location

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, United States

Company Location

HR.WOLF/WQMY/WSWB.Wilkes Barre-Scranton.Wilkes Barre.PA

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Company info

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
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Company Profile
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the country today. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides sales services to 87 television stations in 47 markets. Sinclair's television group reaches approximately 27.1% of US television households and includes FOX, ABC, MyTV, CW, CBS, NBC, MTN and Azteca affiliates. Sinclair, either directly or through its Ventures subsidiary, makes equity investments in strategic companies. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the Nasdaq Exchange under the ticker symbol SBGI.

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