Dentsu Aegis Network

Senior Financial Accountant

2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 12:49 PM)
Requisition ID
2017-14807
Posted Date
Finance
276 King Street W

Overview

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The Senior Financial Accountant is responsible for managing the full profit and loss of a business unit and preparing accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Responsibilities

Accounting, Reporting and Analysis: 

  • Full responsibility for the preparation of the General Ledger entries and reconciliation for the month-end closing
  • Provide in depth analytics and commentary on financial results vs forecast
  • Monitor outstanding intercompany balances and resolve discrepancies
  • Monitoring of all reporting deliverables (monthly actuals & forecasts, YE and QE supplementary packs, IT additional information requests), ensuring timely submission in line with deadlines
  • Review monthly revenue and expenses for accruals
  • Variance analysis and analytics and commentary on financial results vs forecast
  • Manage and review Finance outsourcing team workflow: bank reconciliations, balance sheet analysis, and other reporting templates
  • Manage business groups budget, forecast and client reporting
  • Manage the working capital monitoring and cash forecasting
  • Develop and implement process improvements
  • Review and submit government tax audits; internal/external financial audits
  • Preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements

 

Client & Internal Relationships:

  • Collaborate in preparing and delivering work to colleagues & clients
  • 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
  • Provide guidance to team members nurture/promote team environment
  • Assist in constructing and delivering accurate, honest and timely performance management documents
  • 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
  • Develop reports that are clear, compelling and persuasive

 

Qualifications

  • University Degree in business administration, finance or accounting
  • 7+ years’ experience in a similar experience from a media agency
  • CPA certification
  • Thorough understanding of the financial process
  • Knowledge of accepted accounting practices and principles
  • Thrives in a fast pace, constantly changing environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Previous experience using DDS or Mediaocean

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