Accountant- International Financial Reporting, St. Louis

Fleishman-Hillard Inc Saint Louis , MO 63150

Posted 4 weeks ago

Position Overview and Responsibilities

Agency Accounting Services (AAS) is a shared services organization serving several agencies within Omnicom Group, including FleishmanHillard, Ketchum, Porter Novelli, CPM, GMMB, VOX Global, CLS and others. AAS works closely with this group of agencies who are among the leading global communications firms, widely recognized for excellent client service and strong company cultures founded on teamwork, integrity, and personal commitment. AAS supports operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, South Africa, and Latin America. The shared services team uses the latest version of PeopleSoft financial systems, Cognos reporting and Docfinity document management. The team includes both software engineers and process improvement specialists who support a group of talented, hard-working accountants and accounting specialists. AAS has built a reputation for delivering quality accounting support for agencies that compete in a fast-paced environment.

Agency Accounting Services has an immediate opening for a Sr. Specialist to join our General Ledger and Financial Reporting team. This is an opportunity to work within a highly-motivated team environment. The ideal candidate should have experience in a fast-paced, challenging organization juggling multiple projects under strict deadlines with a high attention to analyzing results and operations.

Agency Accounting Services believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Review monthly financial submission of international offices to ensure they are in prepared in accordance with US GAAP; including client revenue, P&L and balance sheets

  • Understand foreign exchange and work to minimize the impact of foreign exchange through hedging and business practices

  • Review monthly financial submissions to ensure that agency and network allocations are recorded properly, so they are properly eliminated in the consolidated reporting.

  • Preform analysis of an offices monthly financial submission (variance and trend) for the agency's management

  • Assist with submission of the office's results in Hyperion Financial Management

  • Review and finalize monthly working capital submission

  • Field and respond to questions from agency management, DAS, and Omnicom regarding office results

  • Prepare monthly tax and minority interest journal entries

  • Coordinate quarterly and annual tax reporting requirements for international offices

  • Assist with the reconciliation of annual statutory audit to US GAAP reporting

  • Coordinate and prepare supplemental quarterly reporting schedules

  • Assist the reporting group were needed to meet monthly and quarterly reporting requirements

Qualifications

  • 1 - 3 years of experience with a degree in Accounting

  • CPA eligible

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and work under aggressive deadlines

  • This individual must be a self-starter and highly motivated with strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and cultures

  • Attention to detail, strong problem-solving ability and a well-defined work ethic

  • This individual must be a self-starter and highly motivated with strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and cultures

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and overall computer skills

  • PeopleSoft, Hyperion Financial Management and Cognos experience a plus

  • Ability to take on tasks to completion

  • Great organization skills are necessary

About Agency Accounting Services

Agency Accounting Services supports the global accounting function within the DAS group of companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. Based on our history of professionalism and exceptional service, AAS was appointed as a destination for accounting system consolidations across the Omnicom/DAS network. We are focused on delivering premier customer service, and timely and accurate financial information, to help agency management run their organizations more effectively.

About the DAS Group of Companies

The DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.

About Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.


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Accountant- International Financial Reporting, St. Louis

Fleishman-Hillard Inc