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GateHouse Media, sole operating company of New Media Investment Group Inc. (NYSE: NEWM), is seeking a Manager, Technical Accounting in its corporate office. New Media Investment Group Inc. is focused primarily on investing in a high quality, diversified portfolio of local media assets, and on growing digital initiatives such as ThriveHive, a digital marketing services business.
Our print and online products focus on the local community, primarily covering topics such as local news, politics, community and regional events, youth sports, and local schools. We operate in over 600 markets across 36 states. Our portfolio of products includes 125 daily newspapers, with total paid circulation of approximately 1.3 million, and 314 weekly newspapers, with a reach of 21 million readers. We serve more than 200,000 business advertising accounts with our 1,350+ direct in:market sales representatives, and there are more than 2 million small and medium businesses in our markets. As a result of our focus on small and midsize markets, we are usually the primary or sole provider of comprehensive and in:depth local market news and information in the communities we serve.
The Manager of Technical Accounting serves as a significant resource in support of our publicly listed and highly acquisitive business. Since becoming a public company in 2014, New Media has closed more than 25 acquisitions, executed on three secondary public equity raises, and several public debt raises.
Key Responsibilities:
Technical Accounting:
:Support compliance with US GAAP in key technical areas.
:Review recent accounting standards and determine applicability
:Participate in creation and/or update of company policies and assist with implementation plans for new US GAAP guidance
:Assist with periodic intangible asset impairment reviews
Support acquisition:related accounting activities, including:
:Review of agreements to ensure proper accounting treatment
:Gather acquisition:related information for valuation firm for large deals and assist with preparation of internal allocations for smaller acquisitions
:Assist with performance of significance tests for acquisitions and involvement with audit procedures for significant acquisitions
:Prepare working capital settlement statements
External Reporting of New Media Investment Group (NEWM):
:Assist with quarter end and year end tasks related to and including the preparation of quarterly filings of 10:Q/10:K, including XBRL, as well as other SEC filings
:Support coordination of external audit activities
General Requirements
:Detailed knowledge of GAAP and research tools
:Able to work both independently and as a member of a team
:Proficient in Excel
:Creative problem solving and strong analytical abilities
:Ability to work effectively and collaboratively
:CPA required
:Bachelors in Accounting or related field
:Minimum of 4:6 years of related work experience
:Reports to the Director, Technical Accounting and Financial Reporting
GateHouse Media and all subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and value diversity in our workplace.


• Location: pittsford, Rochester

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