Accounting Assistant (Virtual)

Lee Enterprises Inc   Davenport, IA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on March 23, 2024
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Lee Enterprises is seeking a detail-oriented and motivated business professional to join our company to support the company's operational treasury processes. The primary areas of responsibility of the position include researching, identifying and routing customer payments daily using our various payment application portals. The ability to quickly learn and utilize multiple business software systems is critical.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Research and identify customer payment information.
  • Route customer correspondence using web-based portal.
  • Track and post daily local deposits utilizing primarily Excel and other file formats.
  • Provide hands on transactional assistance for payment processing.
  • Respond to daily operational treasury related requests from business units and internal departments.
  • Ensure operational payments are processed each day.
  • Work functionally across departments and multiple business units throughout the US.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Associate Degree in accounting or related business field preferred
  • 0-2 years' experience in bookkeeping and accrual accounting
  • Quick learner and ability to learn new systems
  • Strong work ethic / self-motivated ability to meet rigid deadlines
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products with demonstrated efficiency in Excel
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Responsible, organized, with excellent time-management skills
  • Keen analytical and problem-solving talent
  • Possess intellectual curiosity and a drive to develop in career
Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 73 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 33 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.