Dentsu Aegis Network

Senior Accountant

Job Locations 3 weeks ago(2/21/2018 3:33 PM)
Requisition ID
150 E 42nd St


The purpose of this role is to deliver key tasks in relation to financial reporting, control and analysis collaboratively at a global DAN level, supporting an appropriate control and compliance environment in line with Group policy and IFRS, and contribut


US Media comprises several network brands of the Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) that includes Carat, AMNET, Posterscope, and Amplifi. DAN is Innovating the Way Brands Are Built for its clients through its best-in-class expertise and capabilities in media, digital and creative communications services.

The Senior Accountant will support the Controller in implementing financial controls, drive an appropriate compliance environment, and have a solid knowledge of accounting principles. This role will require on-going collaboration with the US Media Business Unit CFOs and related teams including Commercial Finance, Operational Finance, Specialist Finance, and DAN Corporate.


Role is based in NY & Reports to the US Media Financial Controller.



  • Month End Close & Reporting– Manage and deliver a timely and efficient close process to achieve accurate financials for Management decision making and planning
  • Financial Statement Analysis – Supervise and review Income Statement & Balance Sheet accounts. Interpret the meaning of accounting results and advise management by preparing appropriate variance commentaries
  • Controls Compliance – ensure control & governance requirements are achieved, including adherence to DAN policies; develop best practices and leverage expertise/knowledge across DAN
  • Operational Finance Liaison – point person managing the relationships (with Media Bill Pay shared services based in Detroit and R2R, OTC, P2P shared services based in India), development of/adherence to job requirements/SLAs, escalation, continuous process improvement, and audit coordination
  • Process Development – Drive process improvement to shorten the close cycle by implementing controls and procedures to support financial system & and operational processes. Capable of pioneering and leading change


  • Extensive experience of IFRS and GAAP/US accounting standards
  • Strong familiarity with financial systems and financial reporting (AX and BPC experience a plus)
  • Awareness of the local market media and production systems (Mediaocean/Prisma experience a plus)
  • Advanced user of Excel/Word/Powerpoint
  • Experience in successful collaboration between finance and non-finance people
  • Experience in driving change, delivering Operational Excellence and embedding Lean operating principles into finance operations
  • 3-5 years of experience operating in a fast-moving business environment with diverse stakeholder communities and exposure to media / advertising industry
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required, CPA license is preferred.


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