Role details

Senior Accountant

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Advertising agency is seeking a Senior Accountant
  • Opportunity to report directly into Controller

About Our Client

One of the world's most well-known agencies is looking for a motivated accountant to step into a Senior Accountant role and report directly into the Controller. Role will sit in New York City office.

Job Description

Prepare and record journal entries and accruals.

-Perform detailed analyses of P&L and Balance Sheet accounts with the ability to identify items for accrual and investigate variances to budgets and forecasts.

-Treasury operations including wire transfers, stop payments, check voids, cash application, treasury settlements, and bank sweeps.

-Maintain ownership of the intercompany reporting process including the reconciliation and resolution of discrepancies on a routine and proactive basis.

-Works with Client Finance Department to coordinate intercompany billings in time for monthly billing deadlines.

-Involvement in monthly review and analysis of A/P, A/R, & WIP Aging and preparation of Media Payables schedule.

-Assist the controller in preparing Budgets and Quarterly Reforecasts.

-Prepares Quarterly State Sales & Use Tax Returns.

-Prepares detailed Quarterly analysis of movements in Balance Sheet Accounts for reporting to WWHQ.

-Delivers work in a timely and efficient manner helping to ensure adherence to established reporting deadlines.

-Provides support to the finance team and other internal and external parties on an as needed basis.

-Performs Ad Hoc Analyses, Projects, and Reports upon request.

The Successful Applicant

Ideal Senior Accountant will have:

-Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from an accredited university.

-2-3 years prior work experience in a similar role.

-Knowledge of Finance and Accounting Systems.

-Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

-Detail oriented with strong problem solving abilities.

-Strong Communication Skills with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

-Self Starter who is both interested and willing to take on an expanded role over time.

-Prior experience in the advertising and communications industry is preferred but not required.

-Ideal candidates will be interested in pursuing or already in pursuit of the CPA designation.

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience.

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