Regional Controller

Regional Controller

The News-Leader is looking for a Regional Controller to play a critical hands-on role in the financial operations for a group of three community newspapers. The successful candidate for this position will be a financial manager who not only leads the region’s financial team, but takes an active role in daily operations.


  • Manage all accounting/business functions for a group of three newspapers
  • Ensures accuracy and reliability of general ledger accounting records for region
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Develops and enhances accounting procedures and internal controls
  • Oversee payroll and human resource administrative functions for the region
  • Maintains business system software for sales orders, pricing, production, billing, collections
  • Coordinate annual budget process for region
  • Provide financial analysis for ongoing operations and special projects
  • Oversee cash handling processes and banking
  • Other projects and duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; CPA Preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting/finance experience in senior accounting or management role
  • Newspaper industry experience preferred
  • Intermediate level proficiency in Excel and Word
  • NetSuite experience preferred
  • Proven analytical and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed

The position includes a base salary, health insurance benefits; dental & vision insurance; life insurance; 401K; and paid vacation and holidays. This is a hands-on full-time position that reports directly to the Regional Publisher.

If interested please email me a cover letter, your resume and professional references to fmaloy@fbnewsleader.com. No phone calls please. EOE

Date Posted: November 21, 2023