Role details


New York   •  Permanent

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  • Advertising agency in NYC is seeking Controller
  • Opportunity to oversee accounting department in major advertising firm

About Our Client

Major advertising agency in New York City is seeking a new Controller.

Job Description

Financial Reporting - Ensure all financial reporting is accurate, completed timely
* Provide counsel on interpretation and compliance with US GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley and other finance and accounting principles
* Lead and manage the monthly close process within strict deadlines
* Ensure compliance with PHCG policies and internal controls; ensure required documentation is maintained
* Manage and coordinate audit requests from internal and external auditors

Financial Analysis - Identify risks & ensure cost control
* Lead and drive effective budgeting and forecasting
* Identify risks to achieving BU financial objectives
* Asses key financial metrics and proactively resolve issues

Operational Finance - Ensure the day to day finance operations are run effectively and efficiently
* Review and approve Agency Payables, Client Payables and employee expense reports
* Oversee the management of Trade Working Capital
* Contribute to the development of Agency policies, procedures and best practices as necessary

The Successful Applicant

Ideal Controller candidate will have:

* Bachelors Degree in Commerce, Business or Accounting/Finance from accredited college / university
* Accounting Designation (CA, CMA or CPA required)
* Minimum of 6+ years of experience
* Good interpersonal and communication skills
* Detail oriented
* Highly organised and able to work according to fixed calendar cycles
* Strong Excel competency

* Experience with enterprise bookkeeping software (PeopleSoft, etc.)
* Experience in Marketing and Communications or other professional service sector
* Global experience working in a large multinational company

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience.

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