Associate Director, Finance
Brand: G2 USA
Req#: 197833
Updated: 11/25/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, CA
Category: Finance
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Benefits Eligible
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Job Description

Geometry Global (formally G2 USA) is searching for an Associate Director of Finance to join its office in San Francisco, CA.

The Associate Director, Finance will provide financial support not only for the San Francisco office, but also for our Downers Grove, IL office.  This will be an opportunity to work with some exciting, cutting edge brands and to provide leadership and coordination of the company’s financial planning, reporting and budget management functions. As a key business manager they will develop strong relationships with the General Manager and all senior staff and represent the agency to internal and external constituents.  This position also ensures that the company’s accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise day-to-day financial operations such as general ledger, treasury, accounts payable and inter-company, with daily interaction with billing, credit/collections and payroll groups within the Accounting/Finance department
  • Supervise the monthly close process, including the review of the general ledger, sub-ledgers, supporting schedules and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Liaise with business unit managers and department heads for all finance related questions, analysis and problem solving
  • Perform detailed review of monthly financial statements, including balance sheet and income statement Provide income statement variance explanations for actuals compared to budget, forecast and prior year Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and analysis • Oversee input of monthly financial statements and supporting schedules into WPP’s Corporate financial reporting system
  • Provide financial reports and analysis to management in a timely manner to facilitate their understanding and decision-making process
  • Assist in the internal control audit process and resolving audit issues, including SOX compliance
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly financial forecasts and annual budgets with the Managing Director and in line with WPP timelines
  • Provide metrics for freelance usage and costs
  • Ad hoc requests
  • Around 10% travel will be required
Skills/Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited 4 year college/university
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of accounting experience, preferably including audit experience (but not required), marketing, and digital
  • Advertising Industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Proficient in Microsoft office
  • Must have advanced to expert Excel skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • An energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image
  • Possess sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus
  • A well organized and self-directed individual who is a team player
  • An intelligent and articulate individual who can relate to people at all levels of an organization
  • Experience with SOX Compliance is a plus
  • Experience working within WPP or a WPP company a major plus
  • Knowledge of Cartesis (BFC), SAP and Maconomy a plus

To apply online, please click the following link:

https://www.hirebridge.com/v3/application/applink.aspx?cid=6084&jid=197833

 

Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. 

With the high volume of replies we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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