Assistant Controller in Bridgewater Township, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco is seeking to Recruit Project Accoutnants for an Assistant Controller Role in Somerset County, NJ.

Project Accounting is a MUST HAVE
CPA is a huge plus
Media, Advertising, Marketing Agency experience is a huge plus
Service provider type of accounting, services provided include Billing, Staff, Retainer and the like

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the month-end close
  • Provide analysis on monthly expenses incurred vs. prior 12-month trend, prepare accruals, or reclass journal entries as needed
  • Work closely with AP team to ensure that invoices received in month are accrued for as needed
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations monthly
  • Reconcile the prepaid account and prepare corresponding entries
  • Preparation monthly financial reports, including productivity analysis, and client profitability
  • Understand and manage the intercompany process; includes monthly upload and reporting, preparation of monthly statements for partners, preparation of reconciliation and explanations of variances in reported balances vs. partner, and work closely with the A/P and A/R teams to ensure invoices are entered in timely manner and to monthly deadlines
  • Support Client Service Account Teams with project budgets and financial analysis
  • Ad hoc analyses and projects as needed

SKILLS - The ideal candidate will have:

  • Min 3-5 years of prior Project Accounting experience is a MUST, preferably with a creative agency
  • Prior experience with Workamajig is a strong PLUS
  • Must be able to multi-task and meet deadlines with fast turnaround
  • Must be a team player
  • Detail oriented and highly organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Clear understanding of debits and credits and general ledger accounting
  • Ability to analyze and prepare entries as needed for review (ability to work autonomously); must be able to communicate reason for entry
  • Must be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience working in a fast paced, high volume environment