Financial Analyst III
Accounting 1 - Associate Manager, Accounting
Gannett is seeking an Associate Manager of Financial Reporting to be responsible for the monthly close and consolidation process and the timely and accurate preparation and filing of Gannett’s SEC filing requirements. The successful candidate will regularly interact with management, professional service providers and various areas of the organization. The position is based in McLean, VA and reports to the Manager of Financial Reporting.
Key job responsibilities include:
Timely and accurate preparation and filing of Gannett’s quarterly and annual reports on SEC Forms 10-K and 10-Q, including the preparation and review of the financial statements, footnotes, management’s discussion and analysis, and XBRL tagging in accordance with U.S. GAAP and SEC regulations
Timely and accurate production of month-end close and consolidation process
Timely and accurate production and/or review of other SEC filings or investor communications including press releases, investor materials, registration statements, proxy statements, etc.
Optimization of the entire reporting process including compression of the financial close and reporting processes
Preparation and review of various financial statement variance analytics
Research and analysis of accounting treatment on various transactions and reporting requirements
Maintaining and monitoring department compliance with internal controls, policies and procedures
Supporting ad hoc financial information requests and analyses
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
Minimum of four years of accounting experience, including “Big 4” and / or financial reporting experience with SEC filers
Technical accounting skills, including knowledge of US GAAP, SEC Rules & Regulations, and Sarbanes Oxley regulations.
Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and written communication skills, organizational savvy, strong initiative and the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Flexibility, team-oriented focus and strong leadership skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills, especially in Excel
System experience with Workiva, Lawson and BPC preferred but not required
- Job Family Accounting
- Job Function Finance & Accounting
- Pay Type Salary
- McLean, VA, USA