Senior Staff Accountant
Company: Gate House Media Corp
Posted on: January 14, 2018
Job DescriptionSenior Staff AccountantThis position is responsible for the application of accounting principles, theories, concepts, and practices to a variety of accounting issues and transactions in order to provide accounting documentation and reports that accurately reflect the company’s current and projected financial position.
• Performs moderately complex analyses (accruals, pre-paid expenses, paid in advance liabilities, AR and AR reserves, revenue and expenses).• Performs variance analyses of the P/L reporting.• Assists with the preparation and administration of the annual budget, as well as, rolling operating forecasts.• Provide financial and operational reporting support to the Finance Director and local operation departments.• Adhere to monthly financial close calendar to ensure meeting deadlines.• Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information.• Ability to utilize various financial systems to analyze data and prepare financial reports.• Prepares monthly general ledger entries and maintains records and files.• Reconciles bank and account reconciliations.• Implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.• Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.• Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and maintain professionalism.• Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential.• Ad-hoc reporting and special projects as required.
• Thorough knowledge of the fundamental theories, doctrines, systems, principles, practices and terminology of accounting. BS/BA in Accounting required.• Able to function in a fast-paced work environment. Some nights and weekends maybe required.• Requires 2 - 5 years of general accounting and supervisory experience.• CPA designation preferred but not required.• Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be PC literate with intermediate spreadsheet skills sufficient to quantify and illustrate routine financial reports, statements, and projections.Company DescriptionAt GateHouse Media, our mission is to deliver high quality and trusted journalism, products and services that enrich the communities we serve our readers, commercial partners, employees and investors.GateHouse publishes more than community and business publications, including 121 daily newspapers, along with more than 525 local affiliated websites.In 2015, we announced the acquisition of 34 daily newspapers including award winning publications like the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and The Columbus Dispatch. We recently acquired Dolan Publishing, launching our entrance into business-to-business publishing. Our Propel Business Services division, which provides marketing and general business support to small and mid-sized businesses, continues to grow.While we have experienced significant growth since 2012, we continually strive to make ourselves not just a bigger company, but a stronger company.
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