Job Location:
Norfolk, VA

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Job Description


About the Role

To provide general ledger and financial analysis accounting support to the company and customers through journal processing, data verification, account reconciliation, and issue resolution.  Complete monthly variance analysis, forecasts and budgets for operating results.  The function of this position is to provide customer support to business managers and accounting staff of related departments. 


  • Be a main accounting contact for select departments within our technology group.

  • Perform review of selected company-wide general ledger accounts and research unexpected or unusual results.

  • Provide analysis of the composition and validity of account balances.

  • Perform month-end close journal entries and review of general ledger activity according to our financial calendar.

  • Respond to questions from business units regarding general accounting and ERP system matters, investigate and resolve GL inconsistencies and assist with certain ad hoc or customized analytics.

  • Apply proper accounting treatment to new financial transactions and record applicable journal entries to the general ledger.

  • Prepare budgets and periodic forecasts for assigned expense departments of the technology group.  Analyze actual results to determine drivers for variances from department budget / forecast.  

  • Ensure accounting procedures are properly documented; maintain strong internal controls.

  • Convert complex data into meaningful information so applicable plans can be developed.

  • Promote a diverse, inclusive work environment through participation in company events, employee resource groups, and teambuilding activities.

  • You will report to the Financial Accounting Manager assigned to the Financial Services Center in Norfolk, Virginia.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required

  • 5+ years general accounting experience is required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA highly desirable

  • Experience with general accounting concepts and procedures

  • Experience with forecasting and budgeting process

  • Experience with Workday or Adaptive is desirable

The annual base range for this role is between $70,000.00 and $85,000.00

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, and will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.