Regional Financial Analyst
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

Job Description

TEGNA has an immediate opening in their Finance Department for an energetic, forward thinking Financial Analyst.  This position is based at KENS 5, the TEGNA station located in San Antonio, TX.  This position is responsible for providing relevant, accurate and timely financial analysis in support of our business units.  Including, but is not limited to, weekly, quarterly and annual forecasting, annual budgeting, capital planning, ad hoc analysis, and revenue trending. 

Primary Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Develops relationships and provides support to the Financial Analysis Manager, Regional Finance Directors, Finance Hub Vice President and staff at business units.

  • Assists with the development and implementation of standardized analytical tools and reporting as well as ad hoc reporting when needed. 

  • Performs financial planning and analysis, including forecasting, annual budgeting, capital planning and ad hoc P&Ls. 

  • Tracks financial status by monitoring variances from plan.

  • Determines financial status by comparing and analyzing plans and forecasts with actual results.

  • Investigates variances to expected results and provides explanations.

  • Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and recommendations.

  • Increases productivity by developing automated applications; eliminating duplications; coordinating information requirements.

  • Assist in preparation of month-end and year-end financial statements.

  • Support Regional Finance Director with Internal and External Audit preparation and responding to specific audit requests.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Business degree (BS or MBA) with 2 years of  financial analysis and accounting experience or comparable work experience
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel
  • Strong team player
  • Financial analysis and planning prowess
  • Passion for results
  • Goal oriented
  • Strong communication at all levels
  • Support multiple business units simultaneously

To be considered a candidate for an opening at TEGNA - you must complete the online application on the employment tab at: TEGNA.com/about/Jobs. Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool.

Job Requirements

About TEGNA:  

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Cofactor. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

KENS 5 is the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX.  KENS 5 has served the greater San Antonio area by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  KENS 5 broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news coverage via KENS5.com, through social media, and mobile platforms.  In addition, KENS 5 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community via community sponsorships.