Role details

Senior Accountant

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Advertising agency is seeking a Senior Accountant
  • Incredible opportunity with major agency

About Our Client

Global agency is seeking a Senior Accountant to sit in New York City office.

Job Description

Help lead the day-to-day operation and oversight of the three global corporate general ledgers

  • Perform month-end finance close procedures including preparation/approval of journal entries
  • and monthly account reconciliations for balance sheet and P&L accounts
  • Analyze monthly profit and loss statement against prior year and latest budget/forecast and
  • provide variance explanations
  • Obtain intimate knowledge of the annual Budget and three reforecast budgets (Q1RF,Q2RF,Q3RF)
  • and work closely with the Budget Director
  • Print out financial packages for senior management's review and signoff
  • Assist in the coordination of the year-end/interim audit with internal, SOX and external auditors
  • Ensure internal controls are in place to ensure SOX compliance
  • Ad hoc reporting and special projects as required
  • Monitor inter-company transactions to eliminate mismatches
  • Respond to requests for information quickly and accurately
  • Guide/work closely with outsourced staff located overseas

The Successful Applicant

Ideal Senior Accountant will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of related accounting experience in a large corporate environment, advertising/media agency experience preferred
  • Advanced MS Office Suite skills-experience with DDS/BrandOcean and Hyperion a plus
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to details and organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Critical thinker and problem solver

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience.

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