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Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting

Company: WPP PLC Global
Location: New York
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Who we are: At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience. We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

We are seeking a Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting, to join our Global HQ Finance team. The Senior Financial Analyst will work on the various monthly reporting functions focusing on reviewing the general ledger and leading the month-end close process. The position requires close partnering with cross functional teams and will be reporting into the Director of Corporate Accounting. What you'll do

* Monthly Financial Reporting
* Review P&L and balance sheet account transactions leading to the month end close
* Work with Intercompany team in resolving reporting mismatches
* Work on monthly financial reporting, including departmental & variance analysis vs forecast
* Preparing a reconciliation of GL to financial consolidation system as required under ICFR controls (SOX)

* Assisting with annual budgeting and quarterly reforecasting
* Collaborate with global teams to address queries and provide information on actuals or forecasts as necessary
* Creating & reviewing monthly journal entries
* Provide cover for various Global HQ Finance monthly functions when team members are OOO
* Ad hoc reporting and analysis for the senior management team

What you'll have

* 4+ years of progressive experience in Accounting or Finance roles
* Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics preferred
* Strong analytical skills with advanced working knowledge of Excel, including modeling and advanced functions
* Experience with Workday, PeopleSoft, SAP or similar ERP systems
* Experience with BFC or similar financial consolidation reporting system
* Experience with ICFR controls (SOX) a plus
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization
* Strong work ethic, pro-active, team player, deliverable focused and detail-oriented
* Highly organized, with the ability to multi-task, prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect. As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve. Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency. For more information, please visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment.

Keywords: WPP PLC Global, New York , Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Accounting, Professions , New York, New York

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