• The Stagwell Group
  • Washington, DC
  • Accounting
  • Full-Time
  • 432 Q St NW

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The Accounting Manager oversees accounting activities, including accounts receivable and cash receipts, accounts payable, cash disbursements, and month-end accounting close activities. The role maintains the general ledger, prepares for the year-end audit, and prepares for timely and accurate financial reporting. The successful candidate will work closely with team members from operating departments and assist the Controller and CFO with special projects. Key Responsibilities Prepare general ledger entries, maintain records and files; reconcile GL accounts and sub-ledgers. Maintain and balance consolidation account through entries across multiple companies Prepare vendor invoices for payments with appropriate documentation and approvals Accrue expenses, reconcile credit card statements, and prepare management invoices to subsidiaries. Analyze current procedures; recommend changes for continual improvement of departmental efficiency and effectiveness. Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data. Provides accounting support for audits and acquisitions by reviewing financial information; converting data to the accounting system; obtaining supplementary information and report development. Contribute to the accounting and organization mission by completing related reports and analysis as needed Provide strategic advisory to regional Controller on operational efficiencies, financial policies, and business strategy Assist with annual budgets and forecasts Provide regular financial reporting and analysis to corporate management Analyze, understand, and explain to relevant parties any variations of actual results from budget/forecast Manage policy adaptation as it relates to Financial and Operational functions within the group, including: Acquisitions, revenue, invoicing, payables and expense processing and vendor agreements and contracts. Advise on payable disputes or conflicts Assists on execution of financial and operational integration of subsidiaries and acquisitions Oversee daily cash receipts, bank account management and cash account reconciliations Required competencies, experience and technical skills Bachelor?s degree in Finance/Accounting. Minimum 4 years of experience in accounting required; experience in consolidations and investment accounting experience preferred Demonstrated knowledge of auditing processes/practices, applicable laws, codes, and regulations MS Office proficiency Result orientated, accountability, critical thinking, problem solving, project and change management. Ability to handle the in-transfer of some accounting activities, to review and improve processes & procedures, and to train and improve the performances of the accounting team Perform, understand and communicate detailed information analysis and evaluation, and have a good track record working effectively within a team-based environment Strong analytical and project management skills Proactive, hands-on, independent, team player High level of autonomy and flexibility

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