General information

Agency: Mediabrands

Job Function: Finance and Accounting

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 14369

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The ideal candidate for the Revenue Accountant role will have 2-3 years of accounting experience. The Revenue Accountant will be responsible for ensuring that revenue is properly recognized for agencies within Mediabrands North America.  Candidates who have GAAP knowledge, strong attention to detail 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 a variety of tasks, critical thinking and decision making opportunities. The Revenue Accountant will report to the Accounting Manager.

Key Responsibilities

·        Review and analyze client agreements for multiple agencies ensuring revenue recognition is in compliance with GAAP/ASC 606

·         Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance

·         Set up and maintain client contracts and statements of work for multiple revenue streams within the enhanced Vantage Revenue Recognition tool

·         Work with Client Finance teams to ensure client agreements are received on a timely basis

·         Prepare journal entries for revenue and related balance sheet accounts

·         Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations for revenue related accounts

·         Ensure intercompany revenue is in balance with sister agencies

·         Upload revenue to Contract Summary Arrangements

·         Close jobs in SAP when projects have been completed

·         Prepare quarterly revenue variance commentary

·         Support quarterly, interim, and year-end SOX and Financial Statement audits

·         Assist with other projects / research as needed

Desired Skills & Experience

 

·         CPA or progress toward a CPA helpful, but not required

·         2-3 years of accounting experience

·         Attention to detail

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·         Ability to multi task

·         High integrity

·         A self-starter

·         Ability to work in a fast paced environment

·         Proficient with MS Office products such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint

·         SAP & Hyperion experience helpful

Wage and Benefits

We offer a Total Rewards package that includes medical and dental coverage, 401(k) plans, flex spending, life insurance, disability, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and paid family benefits to support you and your family. To give you the ability to better meet your personal needs, and in support of your physical and emotional well-being, you will receive discretionary time off days and company-wide Appreciation Weeks and Wellness Days.

We also offer a competitive Total Compensation package, including a competitive salary and eligibility for an annual discretionary incentive award or a relevant incentive award.

The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $75,000.  Where an employee or prospective employee is paid within this range will depend on, among other factors, actual ranges for current/former employees in the subject position, market considerations, budgetary considerations, tenure and standing with the Company (applicable to current employees), as well as the employee’s/applicant’s skill set, level of experience, and qualifications.  

Minimum Salary

60,000

Maximum Salary

75,000

Employment Transparency

It is the policy of Mediabrands, division of the Interpublic group, to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity. Essential and other job functions are subject to modification. Reasonable accommodations may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

For applicants to jobs in the United States: In compliance with the current Americans with Disabilities Act and state and local laws, if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with Mediabrands, please email accommodation@mbww.com.

About Us

IPG Mediabrands is the media and marketing solutions division of Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG). Mediabrands manages approximately $40 billion in marketing investment globally on behalf of its clients and provides strategic services and solutions across its award-winning, full-service agency networks UM and Initiative and through its innovative marketing specialist companies Reprise, Magna, Orion, Rapport, Healix, Mediabrands Content Studio and the IPG Media Lab. Mediabrands clients include many of the world’s most recognizable and iconic brands from a broad portfolio of industry sectors. The company employs more than 13,000 marketing experts in more than 130 countries representing the full diversity of humanity. For more information, please visit our website: www.ipgmediabrands.com.