Manager, Finance

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Brand: iProspect
Location: Chicago - N. State
Full Time / Part Time: Full-time
Post Open Date: 10/16/2020

Job Description

Client Accounting

Role will primarily focus on all aspects of accounting related to a group of clients and programs (~10 clients).  This includes AR, AP, month end close, maintenance and review of a sub-set of Balance Sheet accounts related to this group of clients/programs.  This role will also own the financial responsibilities for the Authorized Dealer management program (includes maintaining and updating various excel based trackers that support revenue and cost accruals and reconcile to payments received/commissions paid out, gathering payout support from various internal sources and consolidating into a single source for weekly payment support, processing integrations between Airflow and D365).  

Accounts Payable

  • Receive payable invoices, route for approval and assure prompt return
  • Enter and post all payables in D365, coding to appropriate GL account/client/project
  • Generate weekly payment proposals and process payments via EFT and/or check as needed, following sequential liability guidelines, where appropriate
  • Handle all vendor communications regarding missing invoices or outstanding payments
  • Maintain appropriate electronic support of all AP files
  • Ensure vendors are set up with accurate W9 information and that balances are correct for 1099 reporting at year end

Accounts Receivable

  • Gather appropriate documentation for client invoicing related to media billings and distribute to appropriate groups for review
  • Raise monthly invoices in D365 for pass through costs and fees; get Client Services approvals as needed
  • Distribute invoices to clients via email and/or supplier portals
  • Follow up on outstanding invoices on a regular basis

Banking

  • Record client deposits in D365 and apply as needed
  • Maintain daily cash tracker/forecast and reconcile to book balance
  • Regularly review outstanding check list and work with RTR team on any discrepancies between book and bank

Month End Close

  • Record and track all Monthly Revenue and COS Accruals (P&L and Balance Sheet)
  • Review monthly client actual results vs forecast and explain variances

Authorized Dealer Programs

  • Maintain accrued revenue and cost reconciliation trackers for non-billable commission revenue and costs.  Reconciling internally generated accruals to client self-invoiced payments and monitoring for any significant variances.
  • Lead weekly Dealer payment process, working with the Technology team as needed.  Review client payment data files for consistency, stage for processing, and handle integration of payment records between Airflow and D365.
  • Consolidate weekly and monthly payout requests from various sources into one final supporting document and process payments to dealers in D365

General

  • Help with year-end financial audit activities
  • Assist with other ad hoc projects as needed
  • In early-mid 2021, work with the DAN Financial Operations team, Detroit Client Accounting as well as iProspect business team to migrate this group of clients to standard DAN AP/AR processes and systems (Hudson MX-Media System)
  • Role to evolve over time as we integrate with standard iP/DAN processes and take on additional brand responsibilities and continue on our transformation journey

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of accounting experience (including accrual accounting/balance sheet controls)
  • D365 knowledge preferred
  • Proficient in Excel, with great attention to detail and strong analytical skills a must
  • Self-starter that can work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Agile and flexible mindset

Additional Information

Employees from diverse or underrepresented backgrounds encouraged to apply. 

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