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Staff Accountant at CUMULUS MEDIA Inc.

Staff Accountant

CUMULUS MEDIA Inc. Sandy Springs, GA Full-Time
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The audio industry is on fire – from podcasting and streaming to smart speakers and live radio – and it’s never been a more exciting time to join and grow with one of the country’s largest and most sophisticated audio companies.

CUMULUS MEDIA is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it! CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 405 owned-and-operated stations across 86 markets.

Westwood One – the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA – offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news, and entertainment content to more than 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 7,300 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing Cumulus Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening.


CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One (Atlanta, GA) has an immediate hybrid-remote opening for a full time Staff Accountant located at our corporate Atlanta headquarters, and is responsible for supporting the accounting team in carrying out the duties of the department. This role is an integral part of preparing journal entries, reconciliations, and detailed reports. The ideal candidate will possess a strong knowledge of GAAP, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as outstanding organizational and time management skills.


  • Maintain a thorough understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate, and timely, month-end, quarterly, and year-end financial close.
  • Coordinate and execute all month-end close activities within the given close schedule.
  • Prepare and gather supporting documentation and explanations for monthly financial reporting, budgeting/forecasts, and analysis for Senior Management review and follow up on any open items.
  • Prepare journal entries, reconciliations, supporting workpapers, accruals/re-classes, and variance analysis.
  • Assist in performing revenue, contract and payroll review for the Market.
  • Assist the FP&A team in the preparation of financial statements, budgets, and forecasting.
  • Analyze Market expenses, including comparisons to budget, and trend results.
  • Respond to inquiries from Senior Management, internal and external auditors, regarding financial results and special reporting requests.
  • Support Accounting Manager with special projects.
  • Comply with corporate policies and procedures.
  • Comply with US GAAP, COSO, and SOX in concert with our internal controls.
  • Serve as the back-up for region billing and cash posting departments.
  • Other duties, as assigned.


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field required.
  • 1 – 3 years accounting experience, with the month-end close processing experience highly preferred
  • Able to work independently and manage workload – prioritizing job tasks to meet deadlines.
  • All new hires must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, subject to legally mandated accommodations.

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability to ask, “what if” and try innovative solutions.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

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For more information about CUMULUS MEDIA, visit our website at:

CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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Sandy Springs, GA

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Accounting, Finance, Media - Journalism - Newspaper


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