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Accounting Manager
Title:Accounting Manager
Location:TX - Lubbock
Job Category:Finance
Division:GateHouse Media
We are looking for a dynamic individual to lead the regional finance and accounting function for our newspapers in Lubbock and Amarillo.


Scope: The Accounting Manager will plan, organize and administer all financial functions including accurate and timely preparation of financial statements and appropriate management reports as well as compliance with corporate accounting policies and control processes. Long-range business planning is an inherent part of this position.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for:

  • Manage local accounting team resources and functions.
  • Work Closely with Financial Resources Center (FRC) support staff to ensure timely and accurate financial transaction processing.
  • Provide input to the month-end close process, including variance analysis.
  • Supervise close functions of journal entries, accruals, account reconciliations, expense allocations and financial analysis providing review and approval.
  • Prepare or audit general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Coordinate and prepare the annual budget and monthly forecasts and variance explanations
  • Participate in driving local strategies, developing sound business plans and tracking progress to meeting goals.
  • Review and approve revenue rate program profitability.
  • Assist with annual audit and SOX compliance testing.
  • Prepares capital expenditure forecasts and Capital Expenditure Request forms, review and analyze ROI projections.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP policies and internal process controls; assist in preparing and providing external and internal audit deliverables
  • Provide miscellaneous analysis and ad hoc reporting as needed through the collection and analysis of account information and trends
  • Additional duties may be assigned dependent upon organizational and Finance team needs


  • Act as back up for areas pertaining to payroll including timecard processing and reporting
  • Acts as backup for accounts payable including validation and issue resolution


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