Financial Application Analyst

Arizona, USA ● Boston, MA, USA ● California, USA ● Chicago, IL, USA ● Colorado, USA ● Florida, USA ● McLean, VA, USA ● New Jersey, USA ● New York, NY, USA ● Rhode Island, USA ● Texas, USA ● Virtual Req #13236
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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The Gannett FP&A team is seeking an application analyst (2-5 years of experience) to provide functional, technical and end-user support for its financial planning, reporting and consolidations system (SAP BPC).Along with the project manager, the individual will work closely with the Corporate Finance department and assist in our monthly financial close and planning processes.The position will deliver technical solutions to division units and managers, equipping them with the necessary analysis and reporting tools to implement our strategic goals. Other duties include, but are not limited to, supporting internally developed applications, report development and maintenance, end-user training, interacting with vendor support and assisting the project manager with other pertinent initiatives as needed.The ideal candidate will have a startup mentality, a desire to improve efficiency, and will enjoy sharing their experience and knowledge with others.This position is based at Gannett Headquarters in McLean, VA.


  • Provide support for our monthly forecasting and financial close processes

  • Provide maintenance and technical support for the BPC system such as: software updates, dimension changes, script logic modifications, SSIS package maintenance, and report development

  • Develop and deliver innovative BPC solutions to address customer needs and improved business efficiency

  • Extract, transfer and load data between financial systems

  • Assist in routine audit and data integrity validations

  • Be able to work independently with minimal supervision and solve complex technical problems

  • Breakdown and explain technical concepts to non-technical users and assist in end-user training

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Experience with SAP BPC or similar financial reporting applications

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel 2016 or later (VBA experience a plus)

  • Experience with database management tools such as MS SQL Server

  • Previous programming knowledge in SSIS, .NET or other

  • Financial or Accounting experience is a plus

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 Business Systems
  • Job Function Technology
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Arizona, USA
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • California, USA
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Colorado, USA
  • Florida, USA
  • McLean, VA, USA
  • New Jersey, USA
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Rhode Island, USA
  • Texas, USA
  • Virtual