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A leader in the radio broadcasting industry, CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) combines high-quality local programming with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands to deliver premium content choices to the 245 million people reached each week through its 434 owned-and-operated stations broadcasting in 89 U.S. media markets (including eight of the top 10), approximately 8,000 broadcast radio stations affiliated with its Westwood One network and numerous digital channels. Together, the Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One platforms make CUMULUS MEDIA one of the few media companies that can provide advertisers with national reach and local impact. The Cumulus Radio Station Group and Westwood One are the exclusive radio broadcast partners to some of the largest brands in sports, entertainment, news, and talk, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the American Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, and more. Additionally, it is the nation's leading provider of country music and lifestyle content through its NASH brand, which serves country fans nationwide through radio programming, exclusive digital content, and live events. For more information, visit

Staff Accountant

Department: Finance/Accounting
Location: Atlanta, GA

Cumulus Media | Atlanta, GA, a leader in the radio broadcasting industry, is searching for a Staff Accountant located in our corporate headquarters (Buckhead) responsible for supporting the Accounting Manager in carrying out the responsibilities of the department.  This position is also responsible for preparing journal entries, reconciliations, and detailed reports. Ideal candidates will possess strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills, written and verbal, as well as outstanding organizational skills. 


  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Performance of their assigned duties to ensure an accurate, and timely, month-end, quarterly, and year-end financial close
  • Coordinate and execute all month-end close activities based on the close schedule
  • Assist the Accounting Manager and Director of Accounting with daily financial information requirements
  • 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 work papers, accruals/re-classes, and variance analysis
  • Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Review and approve Accounts Payable invoices
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, budgets, and forecasts
  • Analyze location (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
  • Manage workload and prioritize job tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Comply with corporate policies and procedures
  • Comply with US GAAP, COSO, and SOX in concert with our internal controls
  • Interface with management in various departments
  • Overtime hours and adherence to a professional dress code are required with this position
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 1 – 3 years accounting experience, with the month-end close processing experience preferred
  • Relocation compensation is not available for this position

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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Cumulus Media, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Cumulus is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO)

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