Controller

Location
Fargo, ND
Salary
Depends on Experience
Posted
Sep 03, 2019
Ref
2653376
Role
Executive
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Forum Communications Company is hiring a full-time Corporate Controller who will be responsible for coordinating and managing the accounting procedures and process for the company. In addition, this position will work with all Business Managers/Controllers to prepare and implement policies and procedures relating to finance and accounting while ensuring accounting principles and practices are followed.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Responsible for the development of policies, procedures and systems of financial importance.
  • Ensures compliance with the financial procedures of the company.
  • Advises Business Managers/Controllers on matters of fiscal importance for the organization.
  • Coordinates year end financial review between outside CPA firm and Business Managers/Controllers. Coordinates 401(k) Plan and worker's compensation audits.
  • Prepares and submits financial reports as required. Reports may require auditing and review before submission.
  • Work with Business Managers/Controllers on monthly revenues, expenses, and monthly accounting transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local legal and regulatory regulations; inc. tax filings and payments.
  • Maintain general ledger account setup and consolidated financial reporting setup for the company.
  • Supervise accounting department staff.
  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned to include back up for COO and Director of Finance and other accounting/finance functions as required.


Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting.
  • Five or more years of accounting/finance experience.
  • Three years management experience.
  • CPA preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of accounting/finance principles, practices, regulations and laws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills to include proficiency in spreadsheets and accounting software. Great Plains experience a plus but not required.
  • 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, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


This position is currently accepting applications.

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