Accounting Specialist

Gannett is looking for an Accounting Specialist to be responsible for completing timely, efficiently, and accurately general finance tasks related to the business units within the hub. The Accounting Specialist (Advertising) 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 Advertising Receivable Supervisor and business units as needed. The accounting specialist will focus primarily on advertising accounts receivable tasks, advertising data entry in the advertising billing systems, assist the shared service centers, and provide excellent customer service to the advertising division at the business units. Accuracy, timeliness and strong customer service skills are requirements for success.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews Credit balances on customers advertising accounts, advertising billing tasks such as but not limited to; reviews charge backs, invoicing verification, account set-up, account reconciliation, compiles affidavits, advertising balancing
  • Is aware of and adheres to Sarbanes Oxley + F/ARM requirements
  • Develops relationships and provides support to the Assistant Regional Advertising Receivable Supervisor, Regional Advertising Receivable Supervisor and business unit personnel
  • May participates in various month end closing processes
  • Active participation during internal audits
  • Develops and maintains a relationship with shared service centers relating to specialist’s expertise
  • Provides and maintains excellent customer service to hub management, business unit personnel and external customers.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of advertising billing systems and accounts receivable systems
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Ability to balance numbers
  • Customer/Client Orientation
  • 2+ years of general accounting clerical experience
  • Demonstrated customer service
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in advertising billing

Required Competencies:

  • Working knowledge of advertising billing systems and accounts receivable systems
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Ability to balance numbers
  • Customer/client orientation
  • Support multiple business units simultaneously

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • 2+ years of general accounting clerical work experience
  • Demonstrated customer service
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in advertising billing
  • Basic excel skills
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with internal and external customers

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