Sr Accountant, Financial Accounting in Nashville, TN at BMI

Date Posted: 1/12/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Nashville, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for leading a variety of accounting activities. This position is required to meet deadlines, be flexible to do other tasks when needed and can work without direct supervision.

LOCATION: Nashville, TN office. This position currently reports to the office (2) days per week and work remotely for (3) days a week. Effective February 28, 2022, this position will report to the TN office Monday-Thursday and work remotely on Fridays until further notice.

Essential Functions: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

  • Demonstrate subject matter expertise for the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Prepare/review journal entries for month-end close and provide reporting to internal stakeholders.
  • Prepare/review monthly account reconciliations, meeting established deadlines, and reconciling items in a timely manner.
  • Assist with departmental and expense variance analysis.
  • Process fixed assets which include mass additions, asset classifications, depreciation, prepare various schedules and participate in capitalization and impairment reviews.
  • Assist with IT reporting, budgeting and forecasting as needed.
  • Develop and document accounting policies and procedures.
  • Prepare reports and memorandums using critical thinking skills.
  • Assist with year-end audit.
  • Participate in system testing as needed.
  • Work with Financial Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Procurement, HR, FP&A, Royalty Accounting and other departments on accounting-related matters as necessary.
  • Participate in special projects as needed.
  • Adhere to internal controls and accounting policies.
  • Continually update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Maintain high standards through use of “best practices”.
  • Exhibit competent communication skills in meetings with other staff and Executives, such as the Balance Sheet Review meeting.
  • Cross-train with other team members on processes to improve bench strength.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Support our BMI Core Values and cultivate a culture of diversity and inclusion.
Supervisory Responsibilities: No direct supervisory responsibilities.


Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. Masters and/or CPA preferred.

Experience: Minimum four (4) years accounting experience.

Skills and Abilities: which may be representative but not all inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Access).
  • Experience with Oracle Financials modules preferred.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks while meeting the established deadlines.
  • Ability to understand related accounting policies and procedures
  • Strong listening skills and the ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbally, in a professional manner.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to adapt to changes and quickly learn new processes.
  • Must be a team player, flexible, open to challenges, and have the ability to interact with all levels of company personnel.

License(s)/Certifications Required: CPA preferred.

For the health and safety of our staff, all team members who are expected to work in BMI offices or interact with the public on BMI’s behalf, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and pre-approved.

BROADCAST MUSIC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All applicants will receive equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status or disability.


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