Utah Media Group
  • 29-Aug-2017 to 28-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • Accounting
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • $40,000 or more, DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disabilitiy, 401K


We are Utah's media leader reaching over 1 million adults in Utah every week.

Utah Media Group is committed to delivering the best publications, events and services for our advertising customers to engage with our audiences. Utah Media Group was incorporated in 1952 then as Newspaper Agency Corporation as the joint advertising, circulation and production arm of Deseret News and The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah's largest daily newspapers. Since then, our portfolio has grown to include magazines, niche publications, events and event management, mobile applications, direct-mail solutions, delivery services, printing services, creative services and real estate with a combined reach of more than 1 million people in Utah every week.

Strategy, Collaboration and Integration

Understanding an audience is essential to the growth and success of a business. Utah Media Group helps provide information on specific audiences through targeted demographic research defining the audience of our clients; what they want, need and like to do.

Advertising message and branding will be imprinted in the minds of consumers through various advertising mediums via Utah Media Group's print, digital and event advertising solutions. The frequency of a brand and message makes an impact on consumer recognition and their confidence in using a business.

Benefit Highlights:

While enhancing your career path and gaining valuable skills and knowledge - enjoy these awesome benefits!

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Training Opportunities
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Excellent Compensation Structure
  • Onsite Gym and Credit Union
  • Excellent Growth Opportunity
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Employee Discounts to local venues and/or attractions 

If you are looking for a career that boasts opportunity and a great work environment - Utah Media Group is the place for you! We are looking for you to help guide us in the next direction of another successful venture!

Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst assists the Controller in the analysis and accounting for both financial and operational aspects of the Company's circulation of its advertising products. 

Prepare and analyze weekly forecasts of circulation revenues, and certain production related expenses.  Responsible for circulation reporting and analysis, including monthly circulation reports, publishers quarterly report and various reports required by the Alliance for Audited Media (AAM). 

Responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of newsprint inventory, inventory accounting, monitoring prices, and coordinating shipping and receiving of newsprint. Also maintains The Salt Lake Tribune general ledger, reconciles all accounts, ensures proper coding of expenses, prepares month financial reports, and assists in budget preparation.

Cover letter and resume must be attached to be considered for this position. 

Summary of Duties:

  • Forecasting and budgeting of subscriber circulation revenue and production raw material costs. 
  • Financial reporting, including ad hoc reports and analysis as requested by management.
  • Subscriber business system testing, trouble shooting and upgrading. 
  • Maintain the subscriber circulation records and prepare various subscription analysis.
  • Maintain production information system to collect detailed information for all production analysis, reporting, and billing.
  • Coordinate Newsprint purchasing orders and invoice reconciliation with the inventory tracking and reporting system. 
  • Each month and at year end, supervise the physical inventory count of production raw materials.
  • Make appropriate accounting entries and journal entries. 
  • Account reconciliations including bank reconciliations, prepaid expenses, accruals, accounts payable, debt, and fixed assets.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving ability in complex business situations
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and compellingly, both orally and in writing, with senior business executives
  • Professionalism with strong work ethic
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in Finance, Information Systems, Accounting or related field, and/or equivalent experience.
  • Two years analyst experience and/or bookkeeping experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and practical experience in business system applications, and databases.
  • Knowledge and experience with reporting tools such as MS Access, Crystal Reports, and Excel
  • Strong communications skills both written and oral
  • Ability to obtain and process information
  • Ability to analyze quantitative data
  • Proficient data entry skills.
  • Strong analytical/problem-solving skills with decision-making ability.
  • Ability to sit for most of an eight-hour shift.
  • Ability to withstand repetitive hand/arm motion.
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