JOB OPENING: Accounting Manager


CLOSED: We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

The Chicago Sun-Times is looking for an Accounting Manager to join the accounting team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting Support

  • Manage Senior Accountant and Bookkeeper
  • Review schedule of payments for weekly accounts payable run
  • Remit tax payments to the appropriate authorities
  • Oversee the prompt collection of receivables
  • Review monthly account and bank reconciliations
  • Complete monthly financial statement close process
  • Maintain and update the chart of accounts
  • Coordinate the preparation and maintenance of the annual consolidate and the individual departmental budgets
  • Prepare budget-to-actual reports and report significant issues to management
  • Comply with local, state and federal government reporting requirements
  • Provide support to management as needed

Desired Skills

  • Experience using cloud-based Oracle software
  • Demonstrated budgeting, time management and organizational skills
  • Experience establishing systems for tracking spending and monitoring contracts
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications
  • Able to troubleshoot and research solutions to problems
  • Ability to manage projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to research and interpret new accounting guidance

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

This is a non-union (exempt) position. Sun-Times Media Productions LLC does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law.