Compliance Manager

Lee Enterprises, Inc.

Davenport, IA

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• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proven leadership ability
• Ability to attain consensus from diverse opinions
• Team player
• Expert knowledge of SOX compliance
• Self-motivated
• Ability to take projects from beginning to completion

• Help build processes and controls to pro-actively identify, manage, monitor, report and mitigate risk and issues
• Be responsible for leading and managing SOX review and Risk Assessments
• Coordinate with Internal Audit Department to ensure risks are appropriately identified and addressed
• The candidate will have a hands-on approach and be involved in all aspects of SOX implementation and SOX testing from planning to execution
• Work with functional departments to understand current processes, and document process narratives
• Serve as a technical resource on all internal control matters, including development, refinement and documentation of internal controls
• Collaborate with process owners and others to provide training on internal controls and to build knowledge and understanding of risks and controls
• Act as the key point of contact for the company's external auditors and process owners on all matters related to internal control compliance, including evaluation and resolution of identified control deficiencies

• Between 4-6 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Experience within a publishing/digital centric company a plus
• CPA certification a plus but not required
• Public accounting experience a plus but not required

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 leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

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.

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