Corporate Senior Accountant

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Employer Provided Salary: 75,000-85,000 Annually
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Summary:
MediaNews Group is seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team! This position will be responsible for reviewing and preparing financial reporting for our corporate holding company, forecasting and budgeting for the holding company, working with our media publications, preparing audit schedules, capital expenditure reporting, consolidated reporting and special projects. Associated with this is monthly review of financials compared to budget, financial statement analysis and reporting, allocation of expenses, monitoring and providing guidance for corporate policies and annual budget preparations and reporting.
What you will do:

  • Monthly holding company close, including working with the holding company departments to review their expense accruals, and reporting of holding company performance with variance explanations
  • Maintains financial records and ensures that financial transactions are properly recorded
  • Ensures the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger
  • Analyzes current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses
  • Allocation to the media properties of certain expenses and annual budgets
  • Preparation of consolidation schedules
  • Weekly flash (monthly forecast) for holding company and periodic updating of the forecast for the fiscal year
  • Capital expenditure tracking, forecasting, budgeting and review for compliance with corporate policy; monthly and annual processing
  • Work under minimal supervision and has the ability to lead projects and prioritize work-load throughout the month


What you will bring:

  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • CPA preferred or working toward certification
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and excellent communication skills to work with executive team, shared service center and media property controllers
  • Experience with multi-location environments and intercompany accounting
  • Analytical, judgment and decision making skills with the ability to adapt to change
  • Advanced Excel skills required (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, index match, etc.)
  • Experience with a large ERP system, and forecasting software (Oracle EPM/Smartview or similar system)
  • Experience in close, creating journal entries and working with general ledger software
  • Ability to research and resolve issues and to present financial information in a logical manner
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, dynamic environment, with tight deadlines
  • Critical and analytical decision-making skills used frequently
  • Bachelors in Accounting required


The annual salary range is $75,000-$85,000. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, time in role, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, MediaNews Group offers a comprehensive benefits package, and a 401K plan (all benefits are based on eligibility).
Who we are:
At MediaNews Group, our employees are our greatest asset. MediaNews Group (MNG) was established in 1985 and has over 4,000 employees nationwide including subsidiaries and other corporate affiliates. There are more than 100 different brands within our portfolio. In addition to our print products, we are a client-centric digital organization that brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing. Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, our suite of products, including Adtaxi, helps advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions. Readers turn to us for all the news and information that matters to them nationwide. Adtaxi is an exclusive program with the ability to reach 196M or 95% of the U.S. wired population that was established in 2010. Learn more at www.medianewsgroup.com.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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What are MediaNews Group Perks + Benefits

MediaNews Group Benefits Overview

100% remote work! If we have an office near you and you want to go to an office, you can but we won’t make you! Only our Production & Circulation staff have to be in the office.
Leave the suit and tie at home; our dress code is casual.
Employee Benefit options include: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability, employee assistance program, health savings account, FSA and wellness resources/support.
Time Off and all major holidays paid.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
MediaNews Group participates in local volunteer activities such as Project Angel Heart, Food Bank of the Rockets and more!
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Hybrid work model
Remote work program
The majority of MediaNews Group's positions are fully remote! Some roles to require client visits (sales roles) or the occasional in person meeting.
Diversity
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Our recruiting team works tirelessly to identify diverse candidates for every role and partner with various diversity job boards.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
MediaNews Group offers disability insurance to help with unexpected circumstances and employees have the option to purchase extra coverage.
Dental insurance
MediaNews Group offers various plans from Delta Dental to choose from to fit your needs.
Vision insurance
MediaNews Group offers VSP
Health insurance
MediaNews Group offers various plans to choose from to fit your needs!
Life insurance
Wellness programs
If you live in Denver, HQ offers two state of the art gyms for you to use for free! Our Employee Assistance Program can also help you meet your health and wellness goals.
Mental health benefits
MediaNews Group wants to ensure our employees are taken care of an have the resources they need through our Employee Assistance Program.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
MediaNews Group's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and other funds to choose from.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Onsite office parking
If you need to go to the office for a meeting, rest assured, we have you covered with free parking.
Mother's room
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
We want you to succeed in your new role so we assign you a Peer Mentor to guide you during your first few months.

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