Staff Accountant

O'Rourke Media Group   Phoenix, AZ   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on April 23, 2024

O’Rourke Media Group is seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team.  This position will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for day-to-day bookkeeping and accounting support for multiple business units within OMG.  The ideal candidate is trustworthy, highly organized, can work independently, and is capable of multitasking in a fast-paced business environment.  No accounting or bookkeeping task can be too small.  Great opportunity for advancement into a bigger finance role within the company.      

This position is remote but required to live in the Greater Phoenix area.    

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and assist with general accounting functions including General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll
  • Reviews and executes checks and deposits, reviews daily cash receipts and disbursements
  • Perform customer campaign profitability analysis associated with our digital marketing agency
  • Prepares appropriate sales and use taxes that are due monthly or quarterly
  • Perform account reconciliations, analyze discrepancies, and suggest corrective action
  • Prepare end of month financial statements
  • Prepare and execute journal entries
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Back up payroll processing bi-weekly
  • Assist with benefits administration
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • B.S. in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university required
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting and/or financial management
  • Experience using Quickbooks, Sage or related ERP software
  • Must pass background check
  • Extensive knowledge of general and cost accounting
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and organizational ability
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs


  • Eligible for medical, dental and vision benefits on the 1st of the month after 30 days of employment
  • Eligible to enroll in the company’s 401 (k) retirement savings on the 1st of the month after 90 days.  The company matches 50% of your contribution up to 2.5% of total compensation
  • 16 days of PTO plus 4-5 paid holidays
  • Remote work and flexible work schedule

About the Company

O’Rourke Media Group is a fast-growing company that owns and operates hyper-local, community newspapers, websites, niche publications and a full-service digital agency.  We are family-owned and mission-driven to save newspapers and local media companies by investing in the people, resources and technology needed to thrive for many years to come.  We believe that every community can benefit from a well-run, properly resourced, local newspaper and website.  Our News teams produce hyper-local, high interest local news and accurate and trustworthy reporting.  Our Sales and Digital Fulfillment teams bring omnichannel advertising solutions to local businesses in the communities we serve. 

O’Rourke Media Group now operates in nine states and 38 markets with 51 publications and hyper-local websites. We started from ground zero in December 2018, totally bootstrapped, confident and with an entrepreneurial mindset. 

Interested candidates should send their resume and letter of interest to Jim O’Rourke.