Full time

Senior Accountant

NYCJob reference #: JH 12/6B

description

Our client is a global sports and entertainment marketing company in New York City seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to add to its Finance team. They are looking for a hands-on professional that will assume accounting functions along with oversight of A/R and A/P.

 

·       Develop, implement, and maintain processes and procedures for accurate and timely analysis of financial data, ensuring best practices.

·       Execute month-end accounting close including journal entries, account reconciliations and various financial reports.

·       Review and Analyze the general ledger, supporting ledgers and financial schedules.

·       Create and prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts and reports on operations results and variances to budget.

·       Forecasts, monitors and tracks cash flow reports while identifying and evaluating variances.

·       Reviews and maintains billing processes and contractual agreements to reconcile revenue.

·       Performs key elements of the general accounting cycle and supporting subsidiary processes within the established policies and procedures of the company.

·       Prepares and manages detailed variance and fluctuation analyses.

·       Manages A/R and A/P activities, including identifying potentially problematic accounts.

·       Reviews Project Management, spending reports and T/E expense reports to ensure accuracy and proper allocation.

·       Monitors and approves budget-to-actual spending for large experiential marketing budgets over the course of the project, and performs final reconciliations and revenue recognition procedures upon completion

·       Discuss budgets and spending with project managers on a regular basis in order to provide feedback on budget status and accuracy

·       Assists in the annual audit.

·       Assist in the accounting process integration when target companies are acquired.

·       Promotes a team environment and provides work direction and guidance including coaching, professional development and training.

·       Undertakes other special projects as requested by management.

·       Investigates and fields inquiries and requests from internal customers and external vendors.

·       Contributes to a team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

 

Skills/Qualifications:

·       Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

·       Minimum four (4) years accounting experience with some supervisory experience

·       Public Accounting Experience is a plus

·       CPA Preferred

·       Solid knowledge of U.S. GAAP