Details for Job Title: Business Office Manager

Job Title: Business Office Manager Status: Exempt Department: Business Office Reports to: Publisher Job Summary: The Business Office Manager is responsible for the overall financial activities of the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and the Kodiak Daily Mirror. This position encompasses a variety of accounting and compliance activities including general ledger maintenance, monthly financial reporting, budget and forecasting activities, and provides information analysis to be used by management in making strategic business decision. Areas of supervisory responsibility include accounts payable, payroll and accounts receivable. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES --Manage the operation of the business office, ensuring that all accounting functions are performed in compliance with GAAP. --Perform the accounting month end closing and financial reporting process including preparing financial statements, account analysis and reconciliations. --Prepare schedules for departmental budgets and compile consolidated budgets. --Supervise and review the work of the business office staff. --Review and approve payroll including preparation of 941s and W-2s. Perform payroll duties in the absence of staff. --Review and approve accounts payables including preparation of 1099s. --Perform accounts payable duties in the absence of staff. --Prepare year end schedules for tax preparer. --Calculate and review monthly advertising commissions. --Monitor and manage cash flow on a daily basis --Forecast cash requirements to meet operating needs. --Oversee banking, merchant and insurance relationships. --Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Education/Skill/Experience --Bachelor's degree in Accounting is preferred. --Five years of experience in the accounting profession. --Two years of supervisory experience. --Experience with enterprise software systems with multiple modules. --Excellent oral and written communication skills. --Ability to work a flexible schedule to accommodate staffing needs. --Demonstrated advanced level spreadsheet experience. Please contact HR at the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner for more information or Email: jrobinson@newsminer.com

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