Accounting Manager

IPG MediaBrands   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 291 days ago

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Position Summary 

The ideal candidate for Accounting Manager will have a minimum of 5 years of accounting/auditing experience.  Candidates who have earned their CPA, have GAAP knowledge, and thrive in a fast paced environment would be the best fit. The complexity and success of our business will provide a challenging opportunity with variety of tasks, critical thinking and opportunities in decision making. The Accounting Manager will report to the VP Revenue Controller.

 Essential Functions

  • Oversee the revenue recognition for multiple agencies ensuring that it is in compliance with GAAP/ASC 606.
  • Support Revenue Controller with monthly close process including timely preparation and review of journal entries, account reconciliations, financial statements and supporting work papers
  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance
  • Review of estimates under ASC 606
  • Review and analyze client agreements to determine proper revenue recognition
  • Work with Client Finance Directors to ensure client agreements are received on a timely basis
  • Prepare and review journal entries for revenue and related balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare and review monthly balance sheet reconciliations for revenue related accounts
  • Ensure intercompany revenue is in balance with sister agencies
  • Prepare quarterly revenue variance commentary
  • Support quarterly, interim, and year-end SOX and Financial Statement audits and reviews
  • Manage 2-3 revenue accountants
  • Assist with other projects / research as needed



  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
  • CPA is preferred, but not required

 Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Public Accounting, Internal Audit or within an accounting/finance department
  • Minimum 3 years in Public Accounting with demonstrated accomplishments/progress


  • Great attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi task
  • High integrity
  • A self-starter
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment with problem solving skills
  • The individual will be expected to work independently and also be able to collaborate with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, problem solving, and results
  • Candidate must be proficient with MS Office products such as Excel, Word, Power Point, and Access
  • SAP & Hyperionexperiencepreferred

Tracking Code : 20149613