Accountant/Financial Analyst

Lee Enterprises Inc   St. Louis, MO   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on February 7, 2024
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Lee Finance, St. Louis seeks a professional to join our Accounting and Finance team as a full time Accountant/Financial Analyst. Our department provides accounting services for several Lee companies including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Suburban Journals.

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, this person will assist with the month-end close process by preparing and analyzing journal entries, account reconciliations, financial statements, and explaining variances to prior year and budgets. Will be heavily involved in the budget process and complete special projects regularly. Will also assist with internal and external audits.

Bachelor's degree in Business or related field required, Accounting preferred. Strong Excel skills are required along with advanced PC skills and the ability to learn several unique software programs. Other essentials are strong analytical abilities, organizational skills, and excellent oral and written communication skills. Will need to meet strict deadlines, be able to work well in a fast-paced team environment and adapt well to changing directives.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net.

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.