Finance Director

Fargo, ND
Depends on Experience
Aug 21, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Forum Communications Company is accepting applications for a Finance Director.


Responsible for coordinating and managing the company's Purchase Card Program. Coordinate, analyze and report financial/budget performance to the VP of Finance. Works with the Business Managers to prepare and implement policies and procedures relating to finance and accounting while ensuring accounting principles and practices are followed.

Duties include:
  • Manage the company Purchase Card Program.
  • Responsible for reviewing capital expenditures and ensure all documents are provided prior to submittal.
  • Prepare and submit all reports as required, may include auditing.
  • Work with Business Managers on preparation of budget submission.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal and regulatory regulations.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned to include back up for Corporate Accounting Director and other accounting/finance functions as required.

Position Requirements
  • BA/BS degree with emphasis on accounting; or equivalent Certified Public Accountant.
  • At least five years accounting experience including areas of general accounting and supervisory experience.
  • Solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • CPA preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of accounting/finance principles, practices, regulations and laws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills proficient in Windows including Word and advanced in Excel knowledge.
  • Ability to define problems and analyze information while working under pressure.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and a driving record that is insurable by the company.
  • Must carry an acceptable level of vehicle insurance as required by the company.

About the Organization
At Forum Communications Company, our legacy is deeply rooted in harnessing the power of communication to connect and inform people in the communities we serve. Since 1917, everything we do is driven by creating and sharing information, ideas and insights.

Today, we're a leading media and technology company that's home to a family of people whose passion and purpose is fueled by collaboration and innovation We believe in supporting each other, working hard towards common goals and having fun.

Come for the perks:

Excellent employee culture, competitive pay, comprehensive benefits package, generous paid time off, paid holidays and paid time off for birthday, 401(k), company-paid volunteer time, health and wellness initiatives, paid parental and pregnancy disability leave for qualifying employees.

Stay for the people:

Family-owned and operated since 1917, development and growth opportunities, inclusive, creative culture, safe working environment, employees of all ages and backgrounds, positive collaboration.

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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