Dentsu Aegis Network

Financial Accountant

2 weeks ago(1/10/2018 10:16 AM)
Requisition ID
2018-16122
Posted Date
Finance
276 King Street W

Overview

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The Financial Accountant is responsible for applying accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures.

Responsibilities

Accounting, Reporting and Analysis

  • Review monthly revenue and expenses for accruals
  • Review first pass reporting and analytics as prepared by Finance outsource team
  • Assist with analytics and commentary on financial results vs forecast
  • Review bank reconciliations, balance sheet analysis, and other reporting templates  prepared by the Finance outsource team
  • Monitoring of all reporting deliverables (monthly actuals & forecasts, YE and QE supplementary packs, IT additional information requests), ensuring timely submission in line with deadlines
  • Assist business unit Commercial Finance team for budget, forecast and client reporting
  • Working capital monitoring and cash forecasting
  • Review and resolve intercompany discrepancies as escalated by Finance outsource team
  • Assist in Develop and implement process improvements
  • Assist in government tax audits; internal/external financial audits
  • Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements
  • Other ad-hoc projects;

 

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
  • CPA certification or currently in progress
  • 3+ years of financial & reporting experience
  • 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 a large ERP systems

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