Lead Accountant

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Our Client, an innovative, digital news media company, is looking to hire their first Accountant as they transition their accounting process to an in-house team. This is an exciting opportunity to lead all aspects in the accounting operation and grow as the company quickly expands.


  • Transition the company away from the external accounting provider and lead the in-house accounting process.
  • Team up with the Head of Finance to improve key accounting, banking, and payment procedures.
  • Keep the bookkeeping up to date and ensure GAAP compliance.
  • Implement internal processes such as invoicing, billing, and month end close.
  • Organize the accounts payable, accounts receivable, and collections.
  • Manage the tax preparation with outside auditors and prepare for nest years financial audit.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA highly preferred.
  • Big 4 experience with high level GAAP knowledge.
  • 5+ years experience, including Accounting processes such as month end close, payroll, and AP/AR.
  • Media accounting experience highly preferred.
  • Past experience of building an Accounting operation and leading a team.
  • Excellent Excel skills.