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Senior Accountant

Philadelphia, PA
Finance and Accounting (Finance and Accounting)

Job Description

Business Unit:


As a member of the Comcast Accounting group, this role will be responsible for accounting and analysis related to various Compensation and Benefit Plans. Responsibilities include preparation of schedules to support accruals, quarterly financial statement analysis, journal entries and various account reconciliations.

Core Responsibilities

- Perform accounting and analysis for payroll and various compensation & benefit plans, such as Deferred Compensation, Share Based Compensation, Bonus Plans, and/or 401k Plans.

- Preparation of work papers to support SEC filings.

- Ensures that balance sheets are accurately stated and reconciled to the general ledger. Researches variances, determines root causes, and makes recommendations for adjustments.

- Enters monthly journal entries to properly record accounting transactions, ensuring that journal entries have proper backup to substantiate the entry.

- Reviews financial statements for operating trends and results, researching variances to forecast and budget prior month and prior year.

- Prepares financial reports, analyzing data for management review.

- Assists with the internal and external audit process as needed.

- Researches complex accounting data in order to comply with new accounting policy implementation.

- Researches and develops automated Oracle routines such as mass allocations and reoccurring journal entries.

- Researches ways of streamlining and standardizing processes to support the Accounting function.

- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.

- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) as necessary.

- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education Level-Bachelors Degree or Equivalent

Field of Study - Accounting, Finance

Years of Experience - Generally requires 5-7 years related experience

Additional requirements:

- Strong PC skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

-Strong communications, organizational and analytical skills

-Ability to work on multiple concurrent projects, prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work independently

-Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer