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Regional Finance Director

Richmond Times-Dispatch-Richmond Offc, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America, Richmond, VA, USA Req #3814
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Regional Finance Director

BH Media Group (BHMG) is a dynamic media organization that owns and operates newspapers in markets across the country. With operations in 10 states, BH Media operates 30 daily newspapers,41 paid weekly newspapers and over 200 other publications. We are a leading provider of news, information and advertising across various print and digital platforms. BH Media Group is a Berkshire Hathaway Company.

BH Media Group, Incis seeking an experienced accounting executive to join the finance team as Regional Finance Director for our Richmond Group which includes the Richmond Times Dispatch. This position reports to the Senior Director of Financial Analysis and is a critical member of the management and financial teams.

Responsibilities of the Regional Finance Director include:

  • Manage processes and procedures to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting and period close.

  • Ensure financial results for each publication are accurately stated in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

  • Review and assist in the completion of various monthly financial reports and review department financial results with department heads.

  • Development, analysis, and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the Company.

  • Respond to day-to-day requests for information to support decision making and assist other departments with decisions and implementation of changes as necessary.

  • Ensure strong internal controls are in place and operating effectively to safeguard company assets including approval processes, reconciliations, and physical verifications. Recommend and administer policies and procedures to ensure integrity and accountability for all financial and operational reports.

  • Conduct monthly review of location balance sheets to ensure balances are accurately reported.

  • Assist corporate office in completing quarterly and annual information for parent company.

  • Provide support to internal and external auditors related to any audits of the Richmond Group.

  • Lead the budgeting and forecasting processes, including preparation of contingency plans, working closely with the department heads to ensure accurate budgets and projections are submitted to the Regional VP.

  • Assist with the monthly reporting on capital budgets for project completion and work with department managers on various capital projects and submission/approval of major expenditure request forms.

  • Support regional VP in preparation of various analysis, reports and presentations as necessary.

Required Skills:

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with employees from the clerk level to the senior executive level as well as with external customers and vendors.

  • Experience managing a diverse accounting workgroup and the accounting close process.

  • Organizational skills for priority management.

  • Moderate to advanced computer skills; ability to learn new software quickly.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of accounting experience; media industry experience a plus but not required

  • CPA certification preferred

Pre-Employment Requirements: (Must successfully pass)

  • Criminal Background Check

  • Drug Screen

    Job Location

    Richmond, VA, United States

    Position Type



    BH Media Group, Inc.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch-Richmond Offc, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America
  • Richmond, VA, USA