Role details

Staff Accountant

New York   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Advertising agency is seeking a Staff Accountant
  • Amazing opportunity to get involved in a growing advertising agency

About Our Client

Growing advertising/media agency in New York City is seeking a Staff Accountant.

Job Description


  • Responsible for checking accuracy of Fixed Assets and Prepaid monthly schedules and other general ledger accounts as assigned
  • Responsible for maintaining good communication with the Operational Finance teams in Noida
  • Assist with Trackstar T&E inquiries and troubleshooting
  • Assist Accounts Payable (House) - issue escalation, basic inquiries, local check printing when necessary
  • Assist with revenue analysis when needed (ad hoc projects)
  • Assist with Compliance with JSOX - ensures appropriate signoffs have been documented
  • Assist with change management as agencies transition to A/X
  • Responsible for appropriately escalating issues to Controller
  • Responsible for monthly MFR reports - assigned sections

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Support Controller/Finance Director in preparing and delivering work to colleagues and vendors
  • Respond to requests for information quickly and accurately
  • Engages with all work-related contacts in a professional and respectful manner
  • Establish strong internal relationships with agency personnel

Strategic Thinking & Leadership:

  • Assess problems and concerns in a systematic, logical and rational manner
  • Proactively resolve issues, know when to and to whom to escalate
  • Promote team environment
  • Capable of managing multiple deliverables and ability to seamlessly transition among them

Communications Skills:

  • Expresses oneself clearly and concisely in oral communications
  • Writes in a clear, compelling and concise manner
  • Organizes ideas and information logically and sequentially
  • Ensure key information is provided to team regarding client issues, internal agency issues, changes in account status, etc

The Successful Applicant

Ideal Staff Accountant Candidate will have:

Bachelors Degree in Business with an emphasis in Accounting

  • 2-3 years of financial experience
  • Experience in advertising/media industry preferred
  • Solid understanding of the financial process
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Thrives in a fast pace, constantly changing environment
  • Experience with agency finance software/tools (DDS preferred)
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience.

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