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Accountant

Company: Gannett Co. Inc.
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

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.

To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policy to understand our privacy policy.

USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures creates impactful consumer engagements and experiences through world-class events, promotions, races and technology. We strive to exceed expectations, create unforgettable memories and drive value for our partners while leveraging our reputable institutions, including USA TODAY and more than 250 local media brands. The events and promotions that we build inspire pride in local communities and connect local and national businesses with highly engaged audiences. We are an industry leader and drive results from coast to coast. USATVentures.com

Overview:

USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures is seeking a successful accountant candidate with 3-5 years of managerial accounting and financial experience, preferably in a rapidly growing start-up environment. If you think you have what it takes to work with our expanding team, apply now!

Responsibilities

Assist VP of Finance with accounting operations, transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting for multiple companies under the NEWM Ventures LLC organizational structure.

Assist with analyzing company's financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets.

Developing and coordinating all relationships with accounting personnel in sister companies and management company.

Assist with maintaining necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting. Ensuring that records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Assisting senior management in financial planning and results management. Work with other team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking.

Coordinating, preparing and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

Coordinating and/or preparing weekly or bi-monthly forecasts.

Managing relationships with sister company properties to ensure accurate financial reporting.

Managing cash flow.

Building an accounting department as the company grows.

Interacting with potential acquisitions to include due diligence and analysis.

Other finance and administrative duties as required.

Qualifications

3-5 plus years of accounting and financial management experience.

Experience working in a growing start up environment strongly preferred.

Experience scaling a finance operation from inception preferred.

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.

Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines.

Ability to efficiently manage tasks and time.

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.

Job Family: Finance

Job Function: Finance

Pay Type: Salary

Buffalo Grove, IL

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 Accounting
  • Job Function Finance & Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary

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  • Buffalo Grove, IL, USA

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