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Staff Accountant
Summary
Title:Staff Accountant
ID:2298
Location:MN - Minneapolis
Job Category:Finance
Division:Bridge Tower Media
Description
BridgeTower Media is a leading publisher of niche newspapers with properties across the country.  We provide legal and business professionals with news and analysis specific to their practices and their markets.  Our daily and weekly papers are digital first and dedicated to our audiences.  Our corporate offices are located in downtown Minneapolis, MN and Harrisburg, PA.  BridgeTower Media is a subsidiary of New Media Investment Group, Inc., the nation’s largest publisher of community newspapers.

We are currently seeking a strong staff accountant to join our team in Minneapolis, MN.  In this role, you will be responsible for accounting activities to include:
  • Maintain the general ledger of multiple companies
  • Assist general ledger staff in the performance of their jobs including cross training key accounting functions
  • Complete reconciliations for key accounts; bank 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
  • Multi-state sales & use tax and property tax return filings
  • Prepare and review financial statement for accuracy, consistency and completeness of all relevant information; variance analytics
  • Prepare work papers for annual audits
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (CPA or public accounting experience a plus)
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP/accounting theory; research skills
  • Excellent attention to detail; analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks; deadline oriented
  • Exceptional work ethic; ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Exposure to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
  • One to three plus years of experience
  • Experience with Blackline, SAP, Concur and Lawson a plus
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Excel (macros, pivot tables), Word.
BridgeTower Media offers a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits program.


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