• Staff Accountant, Worldwide Finance

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 3:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3377
    Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    Finance
  • Overview

    Ogilvy is looking for a staff accountant to work in their worldwide corporate finance department. The staff accountant will join a team of individuals who are responsible for the analysis, consolidation and reporting of our global operations. The Worldwide Finance Group is the main liaison between the operating networks of Ogilvy and their parent company WPP. The Group also maintains all aspects of accounting and reporting for the WW overhead units (WW CEO, WW Information Technology Group, Worldwide Creative, Worldwide Public Relations, and other worldwide departments) including but not limited to standard bookkeeping procedures within SAP/General Ledger such as journal entries, reconciliation of key accounts, department P&L analysis and reporting, budget and forecasting. The candidate will report directly to the Senior Finance Manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Create and Update all WW jobs in SAP. Track that jobs are within Budget.
    • Manage OMW Corporate’s intercompany transactions in SAP and BFC.
    • Monthly reconciliation of intercompany imbalances.
    • Coordinate chargebacks for IT costs and WPP Insurance/Audit charges.
    • Monthly reconciliation of various balance sheets accounts
    • Generate WWIT reports from both SAP and BFC for WWIT Management.
    • Special Projects

    Qualifications

    •  A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
    • 1 to 2 years’ experience
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to document information clearly and concisely
    • PC proficiency in Microsoft Excel. Experience with BFC Cartesis and SAP a plus
    • A valued work ethic and the ability to handle multiple tasks; willing to work long hours on occasion to meet deadlines.

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