Financial Reporting Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Arts & Entertainment

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Cincinnati, OH
5 - 7 years experience
Arts & Entertainment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

The E.W. Scripps Company, an enterprise media company, is seeking a Financial Reporting Manager. This person is responsible for preparing the financial statements, oversees the monthly reporting process and must stay current on regulatory and legislative changes. This position is in Cincinnati, OH.

Key Activities:

  • Assist in drafting financial statements and notes included in the Company's Annual and Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-K and 10-Q
  • Manage the monthly and quarterly reporting process
  • Review reports prior to issuance to senior management
  • Manage benefit planfinancial statement preparation
  • Manage subsidiary financial statements preparation
  • Stay abreast of and provide timely updates of regulatory and legislative changes that may affect the company's accounting policies and reporting requirements
  • Conduct accounting research and draft accounting and reporting policies with respect to generally accepted accounting principles and SEC rules and regulations
  • Maintain Company's Corporate Accounting Policy and Procedures Manual
  • Manage projects around implementation of new accounting guidance or reporting requirements
  • Assist in developing actuarial assumptions and models used in pension valuations
  • Work with service providers in providing information required to value and record related transactions
  • Work with valuation firms to perform year-end impairment testing

Education and Experience / Certifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and CPArequired; Master's degreepreferred
  • 6 - 9 years accounting experience including:
    • Design and implementation of internal control systems
    • Public accounting experiencerequired
  • Preferred hands-on operational experience related to external reporting within a public company including preparation and /or review of required SEC filings such as the Form 10-K and Form 10-Q
  • Experience working with internal controls over financialreporting/Sarbanes-Oxley related experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency with Excel and Word, knowledge of PeopleSoft preferred
  • Proven analytical aptitude and the ability to seek, digest and synthesize detailed information
  • Ability to work with individuals at all levels within and outside the company
  • Proficient problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative to seek information, investigate issues and identify and/or complete tasks and projects
  • Proven ability to work independently with limited supervision

About Scripps:

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digitaljournalism and information businesses, including podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including "THE LIST" and "The Now," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."


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