Staff Accountant - SPT Finance Job Profile

Employee Name:       Job Title:  Staff Accountant
Division/Dept: SPT Finance, Finance and Accounting    Date:  March 10, 2008
Reports to (name):       Reports to (title): Manager, Planning
Employee signature:    Date Signed by Employee:
Supervisor Signature:    Date Signed by Supervisor:

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General Summary
The job's primary purpose and overall scope of responsibility.
Why does your job exist? (Refer to Section 1 of instructions)
The primary purpose of the Staff Accountant position is to support the SPT Financial Planning and Analysis team with budgets, forecasts and analysis.  The Staff Accountant also is responsible for maintaining numerous forecast and ultimate files.


Core Responsibilities
The job's most important functions and responsibilities and percentage of time.
What is done? Why? and When? (Refer to Section 2 of instructions)

45% Maintain forecast files
The Staff Accountant is responsible for setting up and testing internal spreadsheets and spreadsheets submitted to Corporate.  This process requires analysis of a large volume of inputs, formulas and reports.   The Staff Accountant also is responsible for analyzing actuals
throughout the year, and for understanding and explaining the impact on remaining forecast amounts and understanding variances.

45°/o Maintain ultimates
The Staff Accountant is responsible for the maintenance of network, cable, long-from, and other ultimates and the related gross profit rates.  This requires the Staff Accountant to analyze license fee contracts and to request updates from other SPE divisions.  The Staff Accountant also is responsible for understanding and explaining variances to prior updates and forecasts.

10%  Participate  in special projects
The Staff Accountant may be requested to participate in special projects, primarily series research, presentation support and SAP updates.

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