Accountant- Financial Reporting, St. Louis

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:             

  • Coordination of external and internal audit including dates, PBC lists and the preparation and gathering of information
  • Prepare and review prepayment journals
  • Review and assist in preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Analyze all GL accounts to ensure all expenses are correctly recorded. Communicate with relevant party to investigate errors/anomalies
  • Assist with follow up queries from DAS and/or Omnicom
  • Assist with loading and clearing validations for Monthly Reporting and Forecast submissions in Hyperion Financial Management
  • Assist and provide the information for working capital reporting
  • Overseeing and implementing new finance processes and reporting requirements by Omnicom
  • Assist with the revaluations of AR, AP and Customer Advances.
  • Assist with intercompany reporting requirements at month end

Qualifications:

  • 2 - 4 years of experience with a degree in Accounting
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal skills; ability to compose and initiate correspondence
  • Strong problem-solving ability and a well-defined work ethic
  • Ability to work independently and show initiative
  • Proven record of dedication and reliability
  • Ability to meet deadlines and process data with speed and accuracy
  • Excellent numeric and alpha data entry skills
  • Organized and flexible with the ability to manage multiple projects/tasks

 

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.