Comcast Spectacor

  • Accounting Manager

    Location US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    Spectra Corporate
    Location Name
    Wells Fargo Center
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Accounting Manager supports the Controller in the financial reporting of company results, cost control, and the safeguarding of company assets. The Accounting Manager will oversee a Senior Staff Accountant who will in turn oversee a team of Staff Accountants.


    Primary responsibilities include consolidation of multi-company reporting and the provision of timely, comprehensive management reporting to regional and head office senior management. Review and analysis of results will be a critical component of the day to day responsibilities, as well as the provision of recommendations for improvement. The Accounting Manager will be highly involved in the establishment and adherence to company-wide financial policies and operational “best practices". He/she will lead or assist with various technical accounting and research projects.


    Strong analytical and organizational skills are imperative, and he/she must be able to handle several projects simultaneously while providing leadership to the accounting team.


    • Manage the month end close process for approximately 90 operating units, including international, in a timely and accurate manner
    • Oversee proper reconciliation of general ledger accounts
    • Ensure integrity of the financial statements for both internal and external reporting
    • Confirm proper treatment and compliance with statutory reporting requirements
    • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget to pinpoint opportunities for improvement; analyze and report on trends; prepare variance explanations
    • Oversee daily operations of a the Senior Staff Accountant and team of staff accountants
    • Involved in short and longer term cash management and in the preparation of detailed cash flow projections
    • Oversee accounts receivable, accounts payable, and bank reconciliation activities
    • Develop and maintain procedures for capital expenditure and project management
    • Interpret operating results of the company and makes recommendations to senior management on profit improvement opportunities.
    • Assures compliance with state, county and local tax authorities, as required by local legislation, including tax collecting, reporting and licensing.
    • Establishes procedures and systems necessary to provide adequate financial controls assuring compliance with policies relating to finance, accounting, information technology functions, as well as compliance with GAAP.
    • Assist with various special projects, business process reviews and the streamlining of accounting activities


    • BA or BS in Accounting
    • CPA certification preferred.
    • Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience.
    • Experience managing a team of staff accountants.
    • Superior excel/report writing skills.
    • Ability to attract, hire, develop, train, mentor and retain talented employees
    • Ability to hold employee accountable to timely completion and quality work results.
    • Ability to communicate with employees, clients, internal and external customers in a clear, professional and courteous manner which fosters a positive, enthusiastic and cooperative work environment
    • Ability to make sound business/operations decisions quickly and under pressure
    • Ability to speak, read, and write in English.
    • Solid working knowledge of computer applications: Microsoft office, Sage Accounting Software, BizNet.
    • Ability to work well in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to consistently adhere to the highest standards of integrity, professionalism, ethics and confidentiality.
    • Ability to work independently with little direction.



    Comcast Spectacor is an Equal Opportunity Employment Employer


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