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Senior Accountant
Summary
Title:Senior Accountant
ID:301496
Location:MN - Minneapolis
Job Category:Finance
Division:BridgeTower Media
Description
BridgeTower Media is a fast-growing B2B information company focused on serving businesses, law firms, contractors and legislators in more than 20 metropolitan areas across the U.S. Our daily and weekly newspapers are digital first and dedicated to our audiences. Our corporate offices are located in downtown Minneapolis, MN and Somerset, NJ. Media is a subsidiary of New Media Investment Group, Inc., the nation’s largest publisher of community newspapers.

We are seeking a senior accountant to join the corporate accounting team in our downtown Minneapolis office. Key responsibilities in this role include:

  • Maintain the general ledger of multiple companies
  • Assist general ledger staff in the performance of their jobs including cross training key accounting functions
  • Prepare account reconciliations
  • Assist with all aspects of the month end close process, preparation of adjusting journal entries and accrual entries, monthly reconciliations, analysis and reporting of financial statements including preparation of cash flow statement
  • Perform inter-company accounting entries
  • Prepare multi-state sales & use tax and property tax return filings
  • Prepare and review financial statement for accuracy, consistency and completeness of all relevant information
  • Research technical accounting issues
  • Prepare work-papers for quarterly and annual audits
  • Work on special projects from time to time

To be successful in this position, you will need the following background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (CPA or public accounting experience a plus)
  • Five plus years of experience
  • Excellent knowledge of GAAP/accounting theory; research skills
  • Exposure to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • Strong overall computer skills: Excel expert, experience with ERP or SaaS based general ledgers, Lawson and SAP BPC a plus

We offer a competitive salary package along with a comprehensive benefits program. We offer our employees a choice of company paid MetroPass or parking.

BridgeTower Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.

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