Log In
Forget Password?

  Corporate Accounting Associate Manager
Employer: Gannett Job Posted: 2/5/2020
Location: McLean, VA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

Gannett is seeking an Associate Manager, Corporate Accounting with more than five years of progressive general accounting experience to be primarily responsible for accounting activities related to debt, legal contingencies, payroll, and other general accounting. Responsibilities include recommending appropriate accounting treatment for transactions, designing process improvements, reviewing and approving journal entries and schedules, evaluating contracts and agreements and supervising Senior Accountant(s). The ideal candidate should have a solid understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles including financial reporting, and applies these principles in all aspects of work.The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, be solution oriented and a positive communicator.

The successful candidate will regularly interact with business operations, corporate functions, senior management, and auditors. The position is based in McLean, VA and reports to the Manager of Accounting.


• Ensures deadlines for month-end close and financial reporting requirements are met timely and accurately.
• Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations and analyses.
• Monitor departmental expense activity on a regular basis to identify items that require follow up, correction or explanation.
• Be a resource for the corporate departments to assist them with their accounting and finance needs including general ledger coding of expenses and identifying monthly expense accruals.
• Review and approve work performed by staff, including but not limited to, journal entries, account reconciliations, analysis and financial reports.
• Effectively manage direct report(s) to accomplish functional objectives, encourage teamwork, motivate to meet expectations, supervise and coach direct reports in day-to-day responsibilities and ensure work is completed timely and accurately.
• Maintain the General Ledger system which includes setting up new departments and accounts.
• Supports internal and external audits by providing audit schedules and responding to inquiries..
• Assist with the implementation of financial systems, controls, policies and procedures to support the growth and expansion of the company
• Other special projects as assigned


• Bachelor’s Degree in accounting
• Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience, including supervisory experience
• CPA preferred
• Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office skills.
• Exceptional analytical skills, excellent problem-solving skills, organizational savvy, high energy, strong initiative and the ability to manage multiple tasks meeting tight deadlines
• Flexibility, team loyalty, and strong leadership skills

Req #9931

To Apply:


Entertainment Jobs in The Sports Industry

Search Jobs in TV, Radio, Film, Live Events and More


Want More Jobs Like This?
We love helping you with your job search -- we make it even easier by delivering the best jobs to your inbox.

Configure Job Alerts

A Few Related Jobs
Sr Manager # US Ad Sales Accounting
Data Platform Engineering Manager
Assignment Manager
Manager, Social Media Marketing
Product Manager - Technical
Local Sales Manager
Key Account Manager (f/m/d)
Audience Development Manager
Sr. Manager, HR Business Partner
Client Success Manager - Select
Growth Marketing Manager - Conan
Senior Manager, Engagement Analysis
Senior Manager, Data Science
Receptionist - Accounting Assistant
Product Manager, Audio
Production Manager
Project Manager
Software Development Manager
Sr. Manager of Media Systems
Manager, Client Partnerships

We're Working For You!

Instead of spending massive amounts of time and energy searching through catch-all job sites or bookmarking hundreds of employer career pages and visiting them daily - instead of doing all the tedious work yourself, we do it for you.

Our staff is hard at work finding jobs from every entertainment employer and putting it all in one place, so you don't have to.

We�re the best at what we do and we'll prove it. Your satisfaction is guaranteed.

When you're ready to put your job search into high gear, upgrade your account and get full access to every entertainment job right now. While you're focused on getting the right job, we�ll make sure you don't miss any!


About Us  |  Career Advice Blog  |  Employer Directory  |  Contact Us
© 2012-2020 Work In Entertainment, LLC. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy.