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  • Accounting Manager

    Job Locations 1 month ago(10/11/2018 6:13 PM)
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    1 University Ave
  • Overview



    The purpose of this role is to lead financial reporting, control and analysis processes at a global DAN level, driving an appropriate control and compliance environment in line with Group policy and IFRS, teaming with functional and commercial partners to offer expert technical accounting knowledge and advice, and overseeing the production of insightful, high-quality financial reporting to key stakeholders. 


    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 sales 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

    ·         Guide 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 transition among them seamlessly


    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


    ·         University Degree in business administration, finance or accounting

    ·         7+ years’ experience in a similar role 

    ·         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, is considered an asset


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