About the role
We are looking for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join our expanding global finance team. Reporting into our Director of Accounting, North America, you will play a key role in the global finance function, ensuring consistently accurate financial reporting and proper financial control over the North America region.
Some of the things we’d like you to do: Ownership of intercompany accounting; corresponding with counterparties, investigating mismatches, review of invoices and supporting documentation, liaison with accounts payable and client finance to ensure proper recording of intercompany receivables/payables and timely payment/collection. Preparation and posting of monthly journals, analysis and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts and bank reconciliations.Support process development to ensure efficient processes and SOX compliance. Ownership of assigned financial accounts for the NA region including knowledge of operating expenses and drivers of significant fluctuations. Identify and communicate any unusual transactions, business changes, accounting changes and misstatements. Support adherence to US GAAP, IFRS and Essence Digital accounting policies, recording adjustments when needed. Compilation of schedules and supporting documentation required for internal/external audits. Support the NA region finance team in other ad hoc projects. Complete special projects and financial analysis as necessary. Support the budget/forecasting process through analysis of costs for the period and year to date. Assist in monitoring and enforcing financial policies, controls and procedures.
A bit about yourself:
BS/BA degree in Accounting/Finance or related field required.1 to 3 years of relevant accounting experience. Experience in performing balance sheet reconciliations.Comfortable working in a global team environment. Capable of working independently and taking ownership of assigned projects. Exceptional verbal & written communication skills.Strong work ethic – highly organized, diligent, proactive, eager to learn and attentive to detail. Proficiency in Excel (vlookup and sumif formulas, pivot tables) etc
Experience in working with SAP Business One and/or Blackline is a plus. Experience in working with WPP BFC/Cartesis reporting system is a plus