Sr. Financial Analyst

Tallahassee, FL, USA Req #15331
Thursday, April 22, 2021

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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Position Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst – Revenue Recognition is responsible for providing relevant, accurate and timely revenue analysis in support of our business units. The Senior Financial Analyst – Revenue Recognition services any and all of the business units as needed. The Senior Financial Analyst – Revenue Recognition provides direct support to the FSS-Advertising leadership team and business units that includes, but is not limited to monthly and quarterly review of the GL reported revenue, variance analyses of reported revenue, review of proposed rate programs and contracts for alignment with company and industry standard policies, and multiple element analysis of proposed and reported revenue. The Senior Financial Analyst – Rev Rec is proficient in advertising revenue analysis and financial performance analysis. The Senior Financial Analyst – Rev Rec is responsible for accurate and timely analytical reports and strong customer service both for the FSS-Advertising team and the business units. The Senior Financial Analyst – Rev Rec possesses the ability to communicate financial performance to members of the leadership team.

Primary Responsibilities/Tasks

·Develops relationships and provides support to the Revenue Recognition leadership team, FSS-Advertising VP and staff at business units.

·Assists with the development and implementation of standardized analytical tools and reporting as well as ad hoc reporting when needed.

·Performs detailed reviews of proposed rate programs and contracts for compliance with company revenue recognition policies.

·Performs detailed reviews of proposed and reported revenue for compliance with multiple element accounting policies.

·Investigates variances to expected results and provides explanations.

·Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations.

·Increases productivity by developing automated applications; eliminating duplications; coordinating information requirements.

·Works directly with Revenue Recognition team leadership and manages projects as assigned.

·Coordinates training or work teams to identify areas for improvement, form solutions, and implement process improvements.


Required Competencies

·Financial analysis and compliance acumen

·Knowledge of internal controls and GAAP

·Passion for results

·Customer/client orientation

·Strong communication at all levels

·Support multiple business units simultaneously

·Teamwork and team leadership

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

·Business degree (BS or MBA) with 4+ years of financial analysis experience or comparable work experience

·Demonstrated customer service

·Strong organizational and problem solving skills

·Strong Excel skills

·Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with internal and external stakeholders

·Experience in a consolidated financial environment

·Knowledge of BPC an asset

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. 

Other details

  • Job Family Financial Analysis
  • Job Function Finance & Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Tallahassee, FL, USA