Ogilvy

  • Staff Accountant

    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/13/2018 2:57 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-4266
    Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    Finance
  • Overview

    The General Staff Accountant will maintain and control the General Ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization, applying the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) that includes analytical work and thorough review of financial records.

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in the monthly, quarterly, and year-end closing process.
    • Review WIP and A/R aging commentary files. Ensure all balances over 90 days have been explained and comments make sense, also ensure balances are getting billed/collected on a timely basis. Follow up with Client Finance when necessary.
    • Run Internal job cost reports and book reclasses when necessary.
    • Liaison with our operating departments to facilitate requests.
    • Maintain the Fixed Assets and associated depreciation schedules. Ensure proper recording of new purchases and disposals.
    • Prepare office cost allocations and cross charges to other units.
    • Prepare monthly travel cost analysis for Management.
    • Prepare journal entries i.e., reclass, accruals, deferrals, and amortization as required.
    • Run labor cost reports
    • Review journal entries submitted by client finance, advising of corrections that need to be made before posting entries.
    • Create Internal job numbers
    • Open POs and process Invoices
    • Assist with Internal and External Audit requirements.

    Qualifications

    • Major in Accounting or Finance.
    • Must have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Accounting.
    • Proficient in MS Office. Knowledgeable in Excel functions i.e. Pivot Tables, VLookups, and Sumif.
    • Knowledge of SAP a plus.
    • Problem Solving – Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, gather and analyze information skillfully, and maintain confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated leadership and consistent ownership of assigned work.
    • Communications – Must display strong verbal, written, and communication skills.

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