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Sr Cash Accountant

Milwaukee, WI, USA Req #9151
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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 local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of more than 110 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include USA TODAY NETWORK with the iconic USA TODAY and more than 100 local media brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, SweetIQ, and United Kingdom media company Newsquest. To connect with us, visit

The Gannett Advertising Billing Group, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is seeking an experienced Sr. Cash Accountant to join our team.

Duties for this position include, but are not limited, to:

  • Completion and maintenance of general ledger transactions

  • Complex balance sheet account reconciliations and financial reports for sites affiliated with the company’s centralized billing team.

  • Completes daily triple cash balancing and recording of cash receipts into the general ledger.

  • Primary contact for cash research items as it relates to balance sheet account reconciliations.

  • Utilizes instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of a job.

  • Is expected to utilize good judgment in maintaining essential job functions through planning, analysis and follow up.

  • Takes initiative on tasks that will result in operational efficiencies.

Required Competencies:

  • Strong general accounting skills

  • Passion for results

  • Customer/client orientation

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Teamwork

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Accounting degree (BS or MBA) with 2+ years of general accounting experience or comparable work experience

  • Experience in commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within financial reporting and cost accounting.

  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills

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

What we Offer:

As a part of the USA Today Network, the nation's largest media and marketing solutions company, we offer a dynamic, community-focused environment where individuals are rewarded for exceptional performance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k), paid vacation time, personal and sick leave, and tuition reimbursement.

Gannett Co., 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 Accounting
  • Job Function Finance & Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Milwaukee, WI, USA