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Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for producing financial data for the Company, recording transactions, completing month-end closings, processing biweekly payroll, and performing general ledger analytics. They will work closely with the Controller and department heads.

About RJ Media Group:

RJ Media Group is proud to be a 150-year-old, fifth-generation family-owned business. What was once a newspaper for the town of Meriden, Connecticut has since transformed into the leading multimedia company for Central Connecticut.

RJ Media Group publishes the Record-Journal daily newspaper, 7 weekly community newspapers and a website. We are proud to be an award-winning media company providing local content and highly-targeted marketing solutions across print, digital, and direct marketing.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Complete month-end closings, reconcile accounts and general ledger analysis
  • Issue monthly financial reports
  • Create and issue other reports as assigned
  • Complete commission reports for the business development team
  • Run analytics reports daily to forecast monthly revenue
  • Responsible for daily cash management
  • Create monthly cash flow reports
  • Process payroll biweekly to include entering hours and adjustments from timecards and other records
  • Electronically transmit payroll to vendor
  • Maintain payroll recordkeeping system, including W-2 review
  • Assist with the budgeting process
  • Prepare and file sales tax and property tax returns
  • Other financial related functions as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Knowledge of accounting normally acquired through the completion of a Bachelor’s Degree and 3-5 years of experience in accounting/audit. Experience processing payroll.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Experience with general ledger accounting systems.
  • Proficient knowledge of database, accounting, and reporting software.
  • Proficient in spreadsheet design.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively organize and prioritize work with little management oversight.
  • Prepare work with the highest degree of integrity, accuracy, and confidentiality.
  • Ability to adhere to and meet established deadlines.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Any candidate selected must pass a background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.

We are seeking an enthusiastic salesperson who is motivated to play a key role in growing Homebase Digital, the newest division of RJ Media Group. If you want to be a part of a fast-moving company focused on growth, without the corporate grind, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

As a Digital Sales Executive, you will be responsible for maximizing digital advertising revenue in our regional market and beyond through the development of quality business relationships and promotion of new digital advertising products. This position requires a heavy amount of prospecting and lead-development with mid-sized to large businesses.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Meet or exceed monthly sales goals, anticipating any challenges to overcome shortfalls.
  • Generate new leads by making cold calls, calling on inactive accounts, and maintaining an awareness of new business openings in the region.
  • Work with new customers by phone and in-person to determine their advertising needs, matching needs with appropriate advertising products.
  • Prepare and conduct presentations to new and prospective customers, conveying market research, competition, product and pricing, and any other pertinent information to help customers make informed decisions.
  • Provide management and coworkers with timely updates on sales activity, client feedback on products/services, & other relevant information.
  • Educate customers about the features and benefits of digital marketing.
  • Manage campaign performance and advertiser satisfaction during the length of the campaign.
  • Adhere to established advertising deadlines.
  • Respond to all customer concerns in a timely manner.
  • Attend sales meetings as required.
  • Attend community and professional events as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 5-7+ years previous outside sales experience required.
  • Marketing/advertising/digital media training required.
  • Computer skills required, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • This position requires the ability to travel locally and regionally to visit customers. A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required; or, if no driver’s license, reliable and at-the-ready transportation.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

  • Strong understanding of digital, programmatic and social media marketing for businesses.
  • Knowledgeable about a range of digital media products including SEM/SEO, Social Media, Audience Extension, and Website Development.
  • Self-starter, with strong initiative & sales mentality.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with an emphasis on business development.
  • Possess a high degree of business and personal integrity.
  • Organized, efficient and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with coworkers and managers.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills including spelling, punctuation, and grammar required.

RJ Media Group is a 5th generation, family-owned media company operating in Central Connecticut. We publish one daily newspaper, 6 community weeklies, a website and employ 70 people. Homebase is a full-service digital agency, offering marketing solutions that fuel business growth in our communities.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Any candidate selected must pass a background check and drug screen as a condition of employment.

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