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Staff Accountant

Company Overview

Media Group of America is a group of social-first news and culture sites that, together, average more than 40 million unique visitors a month. MGA is comprised of Independent Journal Review (IJR) and Dearly. Independent Journal Review (IJR) strives to connect communities across America through innovative and interactive storytelling, reporting, and commentary, using social media and mobile technology to inform, inspire, and impact. Dearly is an online community that delivers a daily dose of news, culture, and lifestyle content with the belief that "every life is a story"​ and deserves to be heard.

Media Group of America (MGA) is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team located in the heart of Old Town. 

Job Summary

As we expand our team, we’re looking for an experienced individual to join us in a accounting capacity, who can manage the financials of our dynamic and fast-paced environment. The Staff Accountant will play an essential role in maintaining the company finances, ensuring compliance, processing payroll, and supporting the Executive team.


  • Responsible for account activity and maintaining a complete and accurate general ledger for specific entities
  • Facilitate the month-end close process by preparing complete and accurate journal entries, reviewing and understanding all monthly, quarterly and annual close functions
  • Support on-going audit efforts and assist in process documentation
  • Responsible for preparing/reviewing cash, accruals, pre-paids, fixed assets, deferred rent, and inter-company journal entries
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly flux analysis
  • Perform reconciliations for various accounts
  • Ensure all company accounting policies and procedures are followed and are in compliance with GAAP
  • Continued focus on improving processes and analysis
  • Assist with audit requests, such as preparing supporting documentation and schedules
  • Special ad hoc reports and projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 2-6 years of experience working in accounting
  • Must be proficient in G-Suite, Excel, and Word
  • Experience with Xero is preferred
  • CPA preferred

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive compensation
  • Business Cell phone
  • Fast-paced environment with no bureaucracy
  • Parking or Metro stipend provided
  • 100% covered Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401k benefits
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