Accounting - Accounting Specialist I

Are you an Accounting Specialist looking to take your career to the next level?

Come join Gannett/USA TODAY Network, a top global digital media company, which reaches more than 100 million people monthly through a powerful network of mobile & publishing properties.

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for completing timely, efficiently, and accurately general finance tasks related to the business units within the hub. The Accounting Specialist services the Regional Circulation AR Supervisor and business units as needed. The accounting specialist will focus primarily on circulation data entry and customer service. Accuracy, timeliness and strong customer service skills are requirements for success.

In this role, you will:

  • Support the circulation department in day end and billing report review
  • Process circulation adjustments including review for proper GL coding and backup
  • Field questions from the circulation department as needed
  • Resolve AAM volume statistics reporting errors as needed
  • Process scan adjustments weekly
  • Audit carrier contracts monthly
  • Review and submit carrier payments
  • Review and submit subscriber refunds
  • Monitor aging reports (subscriber and circulation)
  • Meet with circulation department monthly regarding aging issues
  • Act as liaison to the Credit and Collections Center
  • Audit returns in accordance with GPS suggested guidelines
  • Assist in resolving customer accounting issues or complaints
  • Ensure standard circulation procedures are followed including adherence to the F/ARM and SOX requirements
  • Develop relationships and provides support to the Regional Circulation AR Supervisor and business unit personnel
  • Actively participate during internal audits
  • Assist in month end close process
  • Develop and maintain a relationship with shared service centers relating to specialist’s expertise
  • Provide and maintain excellent customer service to hub management, business unit personnel and external customers.

Here’s what you need:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with 2+ years of general accounting clerical work experience
  • Excellent customer service coupled with strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in billing systems as needed
  • Basic excel and strong data entry skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with internal and external customers

Here’s what we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Saving Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off to Volunteer in the Community
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement

About USA TODAY NETWORK: The USA TODAY NETWORK is the largest local to national media network in the country. Powered by integrated and award-winning news organizations with deep roots in 92 local communities, plus USA TODAY, the multiplatform news network informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its diverse portfolio of digital, mobile, and publishing products. To connect with us, visit

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) 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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