Senior Accountant, Finance

About the ANA

The  ANA (Association of National Advertisers)’s mission is to drive growth for marketing professionals, for brands and businesses, and for the industry. Growth is foundational for all participants in the ecosystem. The ANA seeks to align those interests by leveraging the 12-point ANA Masters Circle agenda, which has been endorsed and embraced by the ANA Board of Directors and the Global CMO Growth Council. The ANA’s membership consists of more than 1,600 domestic and international companies, including more than 1,000 client-side marketers and nonprofit fundraisers and 600 marketing solutions providers (data science and technology companies, ad agencies, publishers, media companies, suppliers, and vendors). Collectively, ANA member companies represent 20,000 brands, engage 50,000 industry professionals, and invest more than $400 billion in marketing and advertising annually.

Location:

New York, NY

Position Summary:

The Accounting Manager is responsible for working with the SVP of Finance and the Director of Finance to ensure that the department is the best in class, value-added finance group that helps the organization to grow and fulfill its mission. This includes meeting all internal and external reporting deadlines, maintaining compliance with all regulations, providing accurate and timely reporting, and staying on top of all the needs of the department and organization. A successful candidate will have an intense commitment to being extremely organized, oriented towards supporting top management, and able to analyze data. Additionally, this candidate is expected to provide thoughtful conclusions and suggestions and be adaptable in the face of change and growth.

Responsibilities:
  •  Perform account analysis and discuss the variances
  •  Prepare various schedules to support GL accounts records
  •  Record dues, sponsorship and events revenue
  •  Prepare the deferred revenue analysis schedule
  •  Record expenses for various accounts
  •  Prepare bank reconciliations for multiple bank accounts
  •  Ensure an accurate and timely monthly reporting
  •  Assist Director of Finance with various special reports
  •  Assists in the development and implementation of systems and procedures, with an eye toward   continuing to develop and improve systems
  •  Participate in the development of the annual budget
  •  Work with various departments providing actual expense analysis and assist with monthly year-     end forecasts
  •  Assist with tax return preparation as needed
  •  Assist and support audit activities
  •  Conform to accounting practices pursuant to annual audit requirements and stay current with   changes to accounting practices per GAAP standards
Other:
  •  Assist with strategic initiatives as assigned
  •  Fulfill additional responsibilities as requested or assigned
Competencies Sought:
  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  •  Analytical- synthesizes complex or diverse information
  •  Design – demonstrates attention to detail
  •  Problem Solving – gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  •  Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively
  • Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; contributes to building a positive team   spirit
  •  Ethics - Works with integrity; upholds organizational values
  •  Adaptability – able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  •  Initiative - Volunteers readily; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities
  • Judgment - exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains the rationale for   decisions
  •  Quality - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  •  Quantity - Strives to increase productivity
Requirements:
  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or relevant area of study
  •  Minimum of 5 years’ progressive experience working in an Accounting/Finance department
  •  Strong knowledge of US GAAP required
  •  Advanced Proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel
  •  Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to other   employees in the organization
  •  Knowledge of CYMA accounting system a plus
  •  Non-profit experience a plus
Our competitive compensation package includes the following benefits, incentives, and perks:

Comprehensive health and wellness benefits, 401k with company match, flexible scheduling, generous Paid Time Off program, designated work from home days, summer Fridays, casual dress code, incentives, and rewards.

To Apply:

If your skills, experience, and enthusiasm align with this position's requirements and responsibilities, please forward a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume to careers@ana.net. Only applicants with salary requirements will be considered.