Sr. Accountant

Dentsu Aegis Network - New York, NY

Full-time | Contract
The purpose of this role is to assist the Financial Controller in delivering financial control processes within a market and ensuring an appropriate control and compliance environment

Job Title:
Sr. Accountant

Job Description:
Senior Staff Accountant

Background:
The Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) HQ finance department seeks to achieve excellence in financial management by providing accurate and timely financial information to the DAN management team by adhering to established financial practices and accounting principles. The HQ Finance Team does this by supporting and training staff, by implementing and monitoring the company’s policies and procedures, and by gathering the necessary financial information in preparation of the organizations' financial statements.

Major Responsibilities :
We're looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to join our growing team. Your role will be to utilize your strong accounting skills to improve existing Accounting processes and develop new accounting functions when necessary and work with the Accounting team on G/L management and the daily operations of the finance function, with a primary focus on financial reporting and analysis. You are somebody who loves accounting and has strong accounting skills, has a passion for streamlining and automating whenever possible and is excited about thriving in an entrepreneurial environment, which is fast-paced, often involves wearing multiple hats and all the related challenges and opportunities that come along with that.

Responsibilities

Participate in the month end close process and prepare financial reporting packages for HQ’s reportable entities
Reconcile various balance sheet and income statement accounts, intercompany reporting, analyze and propose adjustments when necessary
Revamp and maintain accounting schedules and month-end reports
Analyze budget versus actual performance
Ensure Accuracy of Fixed Asset Schedule
Reconcile & Maintain Deferred Rent schedule
Provide feedback and suggestions for operational process improvements
Assist with external interim/year-end and internal audits, tax requests and ad-hoc projects
Requirements & Skills

BS in Accounting or BBA in Accounting
5-6 years of professional accounting experience
Advertising/Media Experience
Strong working knowledge of GAAP
Proficient in Excel
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL, D365, or SAP BPC a plus

Work Experience Requirements :
Experience with accounting, finance and administrative tasks
Demonstrated knowledge and experience with financial related software (word, excel, accounting packages)
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies;

Ability to handle all aspects of the month, quarter and year end close process (e.g. perform analyzes, prepare journal entries for fixed assets, cash, prepaids, loans, accruals, etc.)
Excellent verbal and written communication
Organized
Team player
Proficient in excel
Detail-Oriented
Strong problem-solving skills
Customer service orientation
Results Driven
Works independently in a roll up your sleeves entrepreneurial environment
Analytical
Possess multi-tasking skills
Solid knowledge of accounting principles
Serve as the backup for other accounting duties

Working Environment:
The position will work on-site in the New York City Headquarters location
Standard work office environment

Employment Type:
Permanent position

Location:
New York

Brand:
Dentsu Aegis Network

Time Type:
Full time

Contract Type:
Permanent