Accounting Manager

The Accounting Manager is a crucial part of the Finance team. Responsible for complex client billing, accounts payable, general month end accounting and financial reporting. In addition, this role involves monitoring and tracking all expenses and ensuring that they are correctly accounted for while ensuring that any and all payments are made in a timely and effective manner. This role touches all aspects of the business.

The Basics

2 Year Associate's degree, with extensive Accounting coursework or Business/Accounting degree preferred
Accounting experience, including GL and month end close and financial reporting
Proficient using complex accounting systems

Client Accounting

  • Performs assignments and responsibilities in accordance with established accounting procedures and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Prepares complex monthly billing for assigned client(s), assuring accuracy, completeness, and timeliness.
  • Process production vendor payables; obtain and verify proper backup, analyze and reconcile discrepancies, and meet payment deadlines.
  • Responsible for ad hoc reporting and analysis on billing, hours, and other client related reports as needed.
  • Interact with Brand Managers, Project Management, Production and outside vendors to resolve problems.
  • Reconcile and analyze transactions on ongoing and complete projects in the agency.
  • Interface with other departments to relay and/or obtain needed information and requirements.

Agency Accounting

  • Assist with the general ledger coding and entry of agency operating invoices to ensure the items are approved and accurately recorded to the proper general ledger account and department or client budget.
  • Assist with the month end close process.
  • Be responsible for fixed asset reconciliation and reporting.
  • Miscellaneous administrative tasks including but not limited to annual surveys, license renewals, registrations, sales tax filings, insurance renewals and creating budget templates.
  • Accurately and efficiently complete other general accounting responsibilities as assigned.
  • Become the financial systems subject matter expert and recommend changes to processes/reporting.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Accounting experience, including GL and month end close and financial reporting
  • Proficient using complex accounting systems
  • Cost or Project accounting experience preferred
  • Advertising or broadcast accounting a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities
  • Self Starter and able to work independently
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables and macros
  • Deadline management
  • Patience and flexibility with multiple request
  • Prioritization – knowing which tasks are most important

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