The position will assist in and provide support for various aspects of the preparation of SEC filings (10-Q and 10-K). Senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting in ensuring regulatory compliance with SEC reporting requirements and to ensure adherence to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act requirements and any other newly emerging FASB and regulatory requirements. The ideal candidate will be a highly organized individual with strong attention to detail and a sound understanding of accounting and financial reporting concepts.
Assist in preparation of the Company’s SEC reporting (Annual Reports, 10-K’s and 10-Q’s, and 8-K’s, as required);
Perform initial reviews of deal documents and diligence materials and advise Corporate Development of accounting implications. liaison with Corporate Development, Legal and Tax regarding deal structure for acquisitions and dispositions and the related accounting implications.
Review initial and subsequent accounting for all Company acquisitions and dispositions;
Research transaction related and other GAAP accounting issues and summarize proposed treatment;
Coordinate deliverables and supporting documentation from various groups for the completion of the Company’s SEC reported financial statements, corresponding footnotes and other periodic filings including the Controller’s Group, Treasury, Investor Relations, Corporate Communications, and Legal;
Work with external auditors on quarterly reviews and year-end audit;
As necessary, assist in special projects, such as technical accounting research and process improvements;
Review disclosures of various public companies for reporting practices and improvements to disclosures;
Develop internal analysis in response to inquiries from Senior Management.
CPA or CPA examination in progress;
1-3 years SEC reporting experience, preferably in public accounting (Big 4 accounting firms);
Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC rules and regulations;
Corporate environment a plus;
Good work ethic;
Experience with SEC filings, including 10-K and 10-Q documents;
Strong communication (verbal & written), analytic and technical research skills;
Very well organized and detail oriented
Highly motivated and ability to work independently to meet targets;
Good technical PC skills – Word, Excel and PowerPoint a must, Hyperion, SAP, Webfilings a plus; Experience with iXBRL a plus.
About Interpublic group IPG
Interpublic Group is a global provider of marketing solutions. With 50,500 employees in all major world markets, our companies specialize in advertising, digital marketing, communications planning, media, public relations and specialty marketing.
We are a values-based, future-facing and client-centric holding company, which means we support and invest in our brands. Our people are the heart and soul of our company and want to be part of a company with a strong culture and unique value proposition that aligns with their own. The excellence of our people continues to drive our success amid the significant changes taking place in our industry and the environment in which we operate.
We believe that each and every consumer is unique, with a finely tuned set of passions, behaviors and motivations. We turn these disparate data points into human understanding and create more relevant and effective marketing.
We call this approach human-centered marketing. Thinking beyond demographics to connect, engage and interact with humans on a personal level to drive performance. Using data to identify real people and build engaging marketing experiences across all touchpoints.
...We are the holding company that is transforming marketing by connecting with individuals in a more meaningful way by delivering marketing at the speed and with the scale needed to accelerate business performance.