Landor & Fitch is hiring the next Staff Accountant to join the Chicago studio. Could this be you?
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The Staff Accountant is a liaison between Client Services (Project Management) and the Maconomy (ERP) financial system to ensure accurate entry of client billings and project information. You will report to the Finance Manager.
You are motivated and customer-focused. You balance billing and revenue and your commitments to project accounting while maintaining internal client relationships. You achieve this balance by partnering with Client Services to ensure invoices are accurate, reviewing billing requests and recommending changes to the Project Managers, and making sure that you and the Finance Manager agree on financial close entries.
You collaborate with the Client Services team by leading regular meetings that initiate all the steps necessary in leading an organized and punctual project.
You open projects quickly, coordinate the transfer of costs across projects, revise and verify project requests, and complete the financial close in a timely manner.
You are always looking for new innovations and improvements to system efficiency and provide support and training to staff.
So, what are we looking for?
With 2+ years of account reconciliation experience, you are familiar with the agency environment and excel in it.
You have exceptional analytical and technical skills, and are familiar with working in an ERP - such as Maconomy.
You are comfortable working in the Microsoft Suite with advanced Microsoft Excel experience (can maintain complex spreadsheets & perform complex functions).
You have an expressive passion and urgency for all projects, as well as, exceptional interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
About Landor & Fitch
Our ambition is to deliver extraordinary brand transformation for our clients, by design. With Landor's brand consulting and strategic design capability, FITCH's experience design and retail consultancy, and ManvsMachine's leading-edge motion design, we are the largest specialist brand and design group in the world. We are a team of over 1100+ curious minds, with 43 offices across 19 countries, working as one, to create extraordinary brand experiences. The LANDOR & FITCH Group is part of WPP, a creative transformation company.
We believe diversity brings creativity, which is at the heart of everything we do. We are actively engaging in creating an environment free of discrimination, where our people and their uniqueness can shine and be celebrated. We’re working to set a standard for the industry as a whole, creating a culture of equity and belonging. We may not be perfect, and we know there is work to do, but we regularly check with our teams and Employee Resource Groups on how we are doing, using their insight to frame our thinking and actions, so we can all do better, working as one Landor & FITCH.