Senior Accounting Manager

Senior Accounting Manager

A well known global advertising agency has an opening for a Senior Accounting Manager to join the New York office. Reporting into the VP, Global Accounting, you will play a key role in the global finance function, ensuring consistently accurate financial reporting and proper financial control over the North American region.

Core Duties:

  • Financial accounting support for the growing North American region
  • Manage the North America accounting team
  • Review monthly journals, analyses and balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Ownership of the actuals and knowledge of operating expenses being posted to the region.
  • Presentation of monthly actuals to Regional Finance during review meetings prior to production of month-end reporting.
  • Perform monthly review of individual Operating Companies’ Income Statement and Balance Sheet, budget variance analysis, allocation reconciliations, and identification of unusual transactions, business changes, accounting changes and misstatements.
  • Ensure proper adherence to US GAAP, IFRS and companies internal accounting policies, recording adjustments when needed.
  • Work with the NA Client Finance team, Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) to ensure timely and accurate billing and reporting.
  • Oversee the separation and control of media and non-media cash in the banking system. Support AP and AR to manage cash flow for the region.
  • Review of monthly payrolls for each location, supporting local HR teams with payroll taxes and posting of monthly payroll journals.
  • Implement, monitor and enforce financial controls and procedures to support SOX compliance
  • Manage the timely preparation and filing of regional and local tax returns
  • Support the Client Finance Director and Global Director of Accounting in other ad hoc projects. Complete special projects and financial analysis as necessary.

What skills you will need:

  • Ideally you will have 8+ years of relevant accounting experience gained within the advertising industry.
  • BS/BA degree in Accounting/Finance or related field required.
  • Proficiency in Excel.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • CPA is preferable

If this sounds like you then please send us your CV now! Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.


New York

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