Accounting - Financial Analyst I

Employer
Gannett
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Oct 22, 2021
Closes
Oct 24, 2021
Ref
158278087
Function
Accountant, Analyst
Hours
Full Time
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the US, and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the US, USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures. To connect with us, visit .Accounting - Financial Analyst I Are you a Financial Analyst looking for an exciting opportunity? Come join Gannett/USA TODAY Network, a top global digital media company, which reaches more than 100 million people monthly through a powerful network of mobile & publishing properties. In this role, you will:*Work closely with Director of FP&A, and have responsibility for budgeting, forecasting, flashing and other analytical processes. Perform ad-hoc reporting and financial analysisReview departmental revenue and expenses data and provide variance analysis monthly, quarterly and annuallyEvaluate current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures.Improve performance by evaluating business processes to drive efficienciesDevelop financial models to support strategic initiativesAnalyze complex financial information to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposesAssist in preparing presentations to the leadership team.Apply fundamental fiscal concepts, prepare written and oral budgetary recommendations for implementation in department budgets.Prepare short and long-range projections utilizing forecasting and financial analytic techniques to assess the impact of budget changes utilizing current organization-wide and/or department specific crease productivity by developing automated applications; eliminating duplications; coordinating information requirements.Here's what you need:Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Finance or Accounting field.3-5+ years of full-time work experience in financial analysis, financial planning and analysis, systems analysis, or related area.Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skillsHigh-level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize demands to meet deadlines.Ability to organize, interpret and analyze large volumes of qualitative and quantitative dataMust be able to work in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment, with the ability to initiate improvements in budgetary operations.Excellent oral and written communication skills to be able prepare and present reports.Experience with financial systems is a plusGannett Co., Inc.is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. Apply Now PDN-94684867-9df9-4528-b3df-efa379d215ad

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