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Finance, Manager & Accounting

Slate Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Slate is hiring a manager of finance and accounting in its D.C. office. The person in this position will have wide-ranging responsibility while supporting the financial controls and reporting of a dynamic and growing online publication. The manager will engage directly with members of Slate’s editorial, audio, operations, sales, and technology teams while supporting our core business and broader business initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

The manager of finance and accounting will report directly to the senior director of finance and accounting and will have a staff accountant serving as a direct report. The manager’s responsibilities will include:

  • oversight of the monthly, quarterly, and year-end close process

  • recordation of general ledger activity

  • reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.

  • ensure the timely reporting of monthly financial information

  • assist with providing analytics and response to internal inquiries

  • maintain accounting controls and help with the development and implementation of procedures to enhance workflow.


The ideal candidate will have an accounting- or finance-related degree and at least five years of progressive accounting experience. A working knowledge of the full accounting cycle and strong reconciliation skills are must-haves.

Slate is committed to excellence through diversity, which involves attracting talented people from diverse backgrounds and traditions. We encourage everyone to apply. If you require a reasonable accommodation during the application and selection process, please let us know. We will do what we can to meet your needs.


Why Work Here?

Slate is an essential companion for curious minds, and we strive to be as curious as those who rely on us.

Slate is a multimedia digital publishing company focused on news & politics, culture, technology, business and human interests. At Slate, we strive to bring our audience surprising and fresh ways to think about the world, in every area we cover. Our audience is relentlessly curious and well-informed, so we love to surface the unexpected angle, or deliver a jolt of clarifying insight. Slate's smart, witty take on current events has been recognized with numerous awards, including the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online.


1707 L St, NW
Washington, DC