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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.
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.