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Staff or Senior Accountant

compensation: TBD + Health Insurance, 401k with company match, Paid time off and holidays, Profit sharing, Paid parental leave, Summer work hours, Life and short-term disability insurance
employment type: full-time

Bellwether Media and its family of publishers (Jump!, Bearport, and Kaleidoscope) are well-recognized brands that focus on developing literacy – promoting books for the Pre-K through Grade-8 school library and classroom markets. These publishers maintain a portfolio of about 7,500 titles that cater to a variety of different student segments including early literacy, at-risk literacy, and STEM. Bellwether Media is differentiated by the quality and consistency of its products which have enabled it to achieve consistent annual growth through the continued release of new collections and titles.

Bellwether Media is currently looking for an experienced Staff or Senior Accountant to help with its monthly close, maintain the books and records in accordance with U.S. GAAP, and build out processes and workpapers to achieve efficiencies across its entities.

• Perform bank reconciliations
• Develop and/or update workpapers for monthly close, to comply with U.S. GAAP, and to provide consistency across the various entities
• Manage accounts payable, account receivable and banking process
• Responsible for running payroll and related information including HR compliance filings, unemployment insurance management, and 401K contribution management
• Record journal entries in ERP associated with above

• 3+ years of accounting experience
• Experience with ERP systems and recording entries in the general ledger
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with others to obtain, share, verify, and validate information
• Proficiency in MS Excel
• Willingness to take on any task to meet Company objectives
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize needs in a fast-paced environment
• Proven ability to take initiative to improve processes
• Willingness to work hard and have a good time

Preferred Qualifications
• Background in public and private accounting
• Demonstrated ability to learn and use new software
CPA or accounting experience associated with the basic requirements

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to
careers@bellwethermedia.com. No phone calls please. We look forward to hearing from you!

Location: Minneapolis, MN