Staff Accountant

Lee Enterprises, Incorporated • Bloomington, IL 61701

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Lee Enterprises, Central Illinois is seeking a skilled professional to join our Regional Finance Center as a Staff Accountant in Bloomington.

Primary responsibilities are:

* Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.

* Monitor compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.

* Assist with period end financial close.

* Assist with audits.

* Assist in the analysis of business trends.

* Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.

* Other duties as assigned.

As a Lee Enterprises Regional Finance Center, our Bloomington Finance Department has financial/accounting responsibility for media operations in Bloomington, Decatur, Mattoon and Carbondale. In addition, the Bloomington office has financial transactional responsibilities for four of Lee's West Coast media operations.


* Bachelor's in Accounting or a related field.

* Knowledge of spreadsheets, accounting software, general ledger, payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and order processing.

* Superior Excel skills are a must.

* Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques.

* Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

* Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package along with a rewarding work environment.

The Pantagraph reaches more than 107,000 daily readers and services more than 60 communities in Central Illinois. Check us out at Pantagraph is a division of Lee Enterprises, 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 50 markets in 21 states.



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