Job Location:
New York, NY

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for. 


Job Description


About the Role

Manager in our external financial reporting function which oversees the preparation and review of quarterly and annual financial reports, ensures compliance with GAAP/SEC reporting requirements, prepares accounting policy research and analysis and participates in department special projects.


  • Prepare our Form 10-Q/10-K for filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC). Ensure that the Form 10-Q/10-K meets GAAP/SEC requirements. Critical areas of focus include Cash Flow Statement, EPS and Equity Statement.

  • Prepare our earnings release and complete related analyses in connection with the quarterly analyst conference call.

  • Analyze current/proposed accounting pronouncements for potential implications on the financial statements and propose best alternatives. Help implement accounting standards and other such financial reporting requirements to which we may be subject.

  • Plan, manage and document the annual impairment test in accordance with ASC 350 and ASC 360.

  • Query, mine, analyze and report on data sets and use data analytics tools to validate and support recorded transactions.

  • Review customer contracts and other transactions and ensure/document the proper accounting in accordance with ASC 606 or other relevant accounting standards.

  • Ensure that our financial policies and procedures are current and meet GAAP/SEC requirements and are communicated and made available to all operating departments.

  • Manage the annual process to complete our financial statements for its charitable foundation and employee benefit plans.

  • Manage our annual carbon emissions reporting process and related audit.

  • Provide support and documentation to assist with the audit of our financial statements conducted by external auditors and ensure an efficient process.

  • Ensure that internal controls over the financial reporting process comply with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

  • Prepare ad hoc financial analyses and special projects, such as acquisitions, dispositions and peer group analysis.

  • You will report directly to the Director, External Reporting.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting

  • CPA required

  • 5+ years of public accounting or public/private experience 

  • Ability to understand analyze and summarize complex financial data in a clear concise manner

  • Ability to determine business impact of accounting guidance and translate it into operational and reporting outcomes

  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP/SEC rules

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Workiva and Workday experience

  • Project management skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and/or Google productivity tools

  • Ability to be flexible, work in a team environment and work under tight time constraints

The annual base pay range for this role is between $115,000.00 and $125,000.00.


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. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email reasonable.accommodations@nytimes.com.  Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

The Company will further consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable "Fair Chance" laws.

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