Lee Enterprises 3.047 reviews - Coos Bay, OR

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The World is seeking an experienced, hands-on Controller to lead our financial department and join our leadership team. Reporting to the Publisher, this results-oriented position provides pro-active financial analysis and evaluation, advice to senior managers in performing their responsibilities and directs the small local accounting staff to accomplish specific initiatives.

The focus of this position is financial planning, analysis and consultation, including maintaining internal accounting controls; ensuring accurate financial statements; providing the leadership team with financial information and analysis to make informed decisions and accurately assess the ongoing impact of strategies; and protecting the assets of the company.


The successful candidate will have solid accounting (GL, budgeting, financial statement prep, AR/AP) experience, prior management experience, analytical and organization skills, solid computer application skills, and demonstrated ability to effectively lead in a complex business environment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated innovative leadership, communication and staff development skills. Prior accounting management experience and a bachelor's degree or higher in accounting is required. CPA preferred. Prior experience in the newspaper industry is a plus.

This position offers competitive pay (annual salary range is $50K-$55K) and benefits. This is an excellent opportunity for a proven financial professional to bring his/her skills, ideas and knowledge to an established organization.

As part of Lee Enterprises, we offer a strong package of benefits, including medical, dental, vision and 401(k). See our Web site at Learn about our parent company at

Please apply online at Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

We are an equal opportunity and drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check required.



Accounting and Finance

Primary Location


Oregon-Coos Bay-The World



The World




Job Posting


Jan 17, 2013, 12:00:00 AM

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3.047 reviews
Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, in its markets, with 46 daily...