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.
¬∑ 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