Pierry, Inc seeks a Management Accountant who will be responsible for preparing monthly management reports as well as providing assistance with day-to-day financial operations. Reporting directly to the VP of Finance, this position will update the rolling forecast and assist with the annual budgeting process. The ideal candidate will have the ability to engage with various parts of the business as well as interact with employees and senior executives while managing multiple priorities with detail and accuracy.
Month-end process/ year-end & variance analysis
Calculation of accruals & prepayments of income, costs and inter-company, using IFRS principles. Prepare and post journal entries.
Prepare monthly Management Accounts reconciled to TB
Monthly variance analysis (by comparing to budget/forecast) and exception reporting
Monthly & quarterly balance sheet reconciliations
Action any queries post month-end; i.e. AP mis-posting etc.
Assist with the SOX and year-end audit by providing all relevant information to the auditors
Preparation of monthly inter-company billing schedules for inter-company billing team to bill.
Update & maintain fixed assets, post & reconcile fixed asset register
Monthly analysis of aged debtor & creditor reports for monthly reporting
Group / WPP reporting
Upload and publish internal, management & external TB’s into Cartesis
Liaise with to resolve reporting queries
Submit commentaries to Wunderman North America on a monthly basis
Comply with all WPP and Wunderman North America reporting requirements
Prepare and submit quarterly packages (CSR. Client profitability, Letter of rep and questionnaire, Local books to Cartesis, Other assets and liabilities, deferred revenue)
Prepare and submit the year-end packages
Annual budgeting & rolling forecast
Collect inputs from department heads to feed into the rolling forecast and annual budgeting processes
Support VP of Finance with the preparation of the annual budgets
Engage with staff on a regular basis and through a variety of channels to
Work with operational teams and provide analysis, reporting to key decision makers.
Ensure compliance with company policies and SOX requirements
Continuously review current processes and making improvements to allow better control or improved efficiencies
Ad hoc projects as directed by the VP of Finance and CEO
Quarterly VAT returns/deal with VAT queries
Authorize weekly payments
AssistAP team with coding of invoices
Qualified accountant or equivalent (e.g. CPA)
Ability to interpret and manipulate data in a logical manner
3 years of experience working in a WPP finance position
Ability to concisely and clearly present information to financial and non-financial staff
Effective workflow management, time management and the ability to plan and prioritize
Previous knowledge of WPP financial working practices and proficiency in Excel and Cartesis
Must show a proactive approach to problem solving
Desire for continuous improvement
Leadership ability to effect change and make decisions within own sphere
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