Informazioni generali

Agency: Orion

Job Function: Finance and Accounting

Location: New York, United States

Job Ref#: 12286

Descrizione e requisiti

Position Summary

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for many of the world’s most well-known media owners and brands. We define success through the strength or our partnerships and function as connectors throughout the media industry. Bringing together people and businesses to utilize the Orion business model to provide bespoke commercial solutions and value creation. 


Our employees, whom we call Orionites, have a work experience that combines the best of both worlds — an organization that cultivates a strong, tight-knit community with all the advantages, opportunities, and benefits of ownership by Interpublic Group (IPG), one of the “Big Five” advertising holding companies. 


We look for people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and partnership skills to join our collaborative and diverse teams. No single person, or discipline, is responsible for success at Orion. Teamwork is the backbone for how we achieve our business goals and cultivate an inclusive culture in which we can all be proud. We strive for a vibrant culture of creativity, accountability, and connection – and believe we do a pretty good job! 


We compiled these materials to help you learn more about what we do, how we do our work and who we are as a company. We also asked Orionites, to share their stories — how they learned about Orion, how they have grown and some of their favorite memories. We are looking for you - dynamic, best-in-class talent - to join the Orion team as a Senior Accountant. The Senior Accountant reports to the Controller. Responsibilities include assisting with the monthly close process and managing ad-hoc requests made by Management.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for general ledger accountability & financial reporting 
  • Provide financial analysis and month-end reporting support to CFO and Controller
  • For each entity, support Controller with monthly close process including timely preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, financial statements and supporting work papers 
  • Work with IPG sister agencies on month end close processes and confirm unbilled transactions
  • Ensure revenue recognition is in compliance with US GAAP
  • Research and analyze fluctuations between current financial results compared to prior year, prior month
  • Manage ad-hoc requests made by Management
  • Document department policies and procedures and ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley and IPG standard policies & procedures. Where applicable, recommend changes in accounting systems and procedures to streamline process
  • Respond to IPG external audit requests
  • Monitor cash collections and reserve accounts, and collaborate with IPG Shared Services group on resolving aged balances
  • Assist Controller on enhancing multiple balance sheet reconciliations
  • Observe account balances for irregularities and investigate other instances of account balance discrepancies

Desired Skills & Experience

Work Experience: 

  • 3-4 years Accounting/Finance experience 
  • Exposure to journal entries, month-end reconciliations, AP/AR and other accounting areas
  • Great organizational and time management skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Advanced Excel required: (pivot tables, spreadsheets, queries, etc.)
  • Hyperion and SAP is a plus
  • Media experience is a plus

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.  

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Chi siamo

Orion Worldwide is a global media company that generates value for our business partners. As the industry has evolved over the past two decades, so have we — expanding our global reach and product offering to deliver value for the world’s best brands, across nearly every category. The very best ideas are developed by people with diversity of background, thought and experience working together to develop customized solutions that best address our partners’ needs. A five-time winner of “Most Inclusive Climate” at the IPG Inclusion Awards, we scale our recruiting efforts beyond the traditional advertising candidate pool to find people who possess the passion, innovative thinking and collaborative skills needed to achieve our business goals and assist in cultivating a culture in which we can all be proud.

All U.S. Mediabrands employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.