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Company: Peoria Journal Star
Location: Peoria, IL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Not specified


Regional Director of Accounting

1 News Plaza, Peoria, Illinois 61643

Full-time, Monday - Friday


  • BS in Accounting; CPA preferred but not required
  • 7+ years in progressively responsible financial leadership roles
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in a financial management role, partnering with management and executive staff.

Job Description

The Regional Director of Accounting will organize and administer all accounting related activities ensuring financial transactions are accounted for in accordance with company policies, SOX and US GAAP on a timely basis.

Management & Leadership

  • Direct responsibility for accounting team resources and functions
  • Mentor and develop direct reports, manage work allocation, train, resolve problems
  • Design, establish and maintain organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish individual, department and company goals and objectives
  • Lead improvement initiatives within the Accounting department

Accounting, Admin & Compliance

  • Oversee the monthly accounting close function and review associated work papers and statements
  • Review and approve journal entries, accruals, account reconciliations, expense allocations and financial analysis
  • Develop and implement effective internal controls; ensure compliance with GAAP and applicable federal, state and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
  • Provide management oversight and direction for Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Fixed Asset activities
  • Ensure successful completion of the financial audits and sales & use tax returns
  • Assist in the Company's budgeting and planning process. Review all financial plans and compare to actual and prior year results with a view to identify, explain and correct variances as appropriate

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Regional Director of Accounting Job Code #19-0328

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