Finance Manager

Mc Lean
Sep 20, 2012
Oct 20, 2012
Ms. Sydney Murphy
Full Time
USA TODAY is looking for a Finance Manager, USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties, to assume primary financial planning and accounting responsibility for USA TODAY Sports’ Affiliate Businesses, a fast-paced and growing digital business within the USA TODAY Sports Media Group. This position can be based in either NYC or McLean, VA. This role reports to the Director, Sports Operations and Director, Finance but provides ongoing support to the General Manager, USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties on a regular basis. This role ensures integrity and accuracy of month end and year end reporting for the Sports Digital Properties. The Finance Manager will be a leader in providing superior client service. This role requires strong attention to detail, financial/analytical skills, and general accounting knowledge.


Lead the month-end financial close for USAT Sports Digital Properties. This includes creating journal entries, executing on the affiliate payment process, and reconciling P&L variances to budget and prior year.
Lead the development of annual budgets and monthly reforecasts.
Provide ongoing financial support and ad hoc analyses to the General Manager of USAT SDP and SVP & Director, Sports Operations as required.
Serve as the expert on all internal financial policies and processes and communicate to and implement within the USAT SDP, including Accounts Payable, Payroll, Billing, and Collections.
Reconcile select balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.


Bachelor’s degree required/MBA Preferred
Minimum of five years of financial planning and accounting experience.
Technical experience must include complex calculations related to financial analysis, journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
Excellent interpersonal skills with emphasis on superior customer service.
Knowledge of GAAP and Sarbanes Oxley.

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