Accounting - Financial Analyst II

Gannett Co. Inc. Kentucky , AR 72019

Posted 2 months ago

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 U.S., 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 U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Financial Analyst II

Are you a Financial Analyst or Sr. Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) 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 analysis

  • Review departmental revenue and expenses data and provide variance analysis monthly, quarterly and annually

  • Evaluate 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 efficiencies

  • Develop financial models to support strategic initiatives

  • Analyze complex financial information to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision-making purposes

  • Assist 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 software.

  • Increase 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 skills

  • High-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 data

  • Must 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 plus

Gannett 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.

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  • Job Family Financial Analysis

  • Job Function Finance & Accounting

  • Pay Type Salary

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Accounting - Financial Analyst II

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