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.

Responsibilities:

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

Business Partnering

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.

Other Duties

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 

Qualifications:

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

Apply by sending your resume to tmeistas@pierryinc.com