Staff Accountant

Employer
Dentsu Aegis Network
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Oct 26, 2021
Closes
Oct 28, 2021
Ref
165912282
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Company Description Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us. Diversity is embedded in who we are and all that we do: our mindset, our solutions, and our teams to empower an inclusive, equitable environment. We put our people at the center, creating space for growth, understanding and learning so they can thrive. Our differences make us richer and enable stronger relationships with each other and foster greater impact for our clients. We engage with our communities to drive positive social impact by fostering equity and working to create a digital society that works for all. Job Description What we need: The Staff Accountant primary role will be to own and oversee the day-to-day operations and month end close processes of the General Ledger Accounting Team. The month end process includes but is not limited to ensuring the timely and accurate reporting of monthly operating expenses. A successful candidate will be focused on team goals, creating and establishing procedures, process improvement and skill development and training. The Staff Accountant's areas of responsibilities will include (but not limited to): * Journal Entries: Responsible for the creation and posting of both standard and non-standard monthly journal entries. Appropriate supporting documentation to be provided for review and approval by GL Manager. * Account Reconciliations: Update and maintain assigned monthly account reconciliations. This will include analysis and timely resolution of monthly variances. * Month End Close: Execute on all month-end responsibilities within expected timelines. * Internal Reporting: Respond to various requests from Operations and Finance partners. Pull vendor invoices and prepare monthly schedules. Prepare various ad-hoc analyses for Management. * Accounting GL Team Support: Provide support for interim and annual audits, foreign subsidiary financial statement reporting, and parent company reporting requirements. * Other Ad hoc Projects and Requests Qualifications * BS in Accounting, MBA or CPA track preferred * 2+ years experience in the Accounting/Finance field, * Month end close experience * Advance Excel Skills * Experience with process improvement and improving process workflows * Strong, effective written and oral communications skills * Experience with complex, integrated accounting systems * Ability to resolve complex operational and accounting issues * Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines * Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced work environment Additional Information Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply. Dentsu (the "Company") is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee of the Company, on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done that will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing an undue hardship on the Company. Please contact recruiting@dentsuaegis.com if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process or to request or discuss an accommodation in connection with a job at the Company to which you are applying.

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