Lee Enterprises, Inc. has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Assistant Controller with our Central Finance Center (CFC). The position will oversee day-to-day and month end accounting processes and assist operations management as necessary. The candidate will report to the CFC Director, and will be hands on with a strong working knowledge of general ledger accounting, financial practices and staff management.
Responsibilities will include:
Accounts payable and payroll processing
Assisting with and supervising the month-end close (journal entries, account reconciliations, etc.)
Analysis of monthly financials
Assisting with internal and external audits.
Preferred Qualifications include:
Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
Five years general ledger or equivalent accounting experience
Familiarity with general accounting processes
Prior staff supervision preferred
Microsoft Office proficiency (Excel including Pivot Tables)
Excellent problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work well within a team under tight deadlines and changing directives
Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 300 weekly and specialty publications serving 49 markets in 20 states. Lee offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as a challenging and rewarding work environment. We are a drug-free, equal opportunity employer.
Lee Enterprises, Incorporated