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Management Accountant

Omnicom Group
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
About the role

Manage the day-to-day accounts processing functions and the financial reporting of one or more subsidiaries of the OMG NZ Group, while adhering to company policies and procedures; to support the Group Management Accountant and Group Financial Controller in providing timely and accurate financial information.

Skills and Responsibilities

Financial/Management Reporting

* The accurate and timely preparation of month end schedules, including and not limited to Billings & Revenue schedules and detailed/summary profit & loss statements
* Monthly analysis of revenue and client movements; preparing on a timely basis
* Quarter end reporting - including and not limited to completion of additional schedules, power point presentations and variance analysis to previous years/quarters
* Assist with the review of month end results, identifying and explaining variances to budget/forecast
* Adhere to strict deadlines with reporting month end results in the Global HFM software package for submission to head office
* Assist with the re-forecasting process; liaising with media leads to gain the required information for re-forecasts; ensuring these are prepared in time to meet the set deadlines
* Assist with the preparation of annual budget, maintain budget templates and ensure absolute accuracy

General Ledger

* Prepare and process journals and ensure they are duly authorised
* Prepare general ledger reconciliations on a monthly basis
* Ensure the integrity of the general ledger; highlight and investigate any anomalies


* Cash balance reporting on a daily basis
* Work closely with AP/AR to ensure all inter-company e-cash transactions are recorded on a timely basis
* Prepare and complete bank and e-cash reconciliations for various group entities on a timely basis at month end
* Resolve issues to ensure that there are no reconciling items on the monthly bank/e-cash reconciliations

Audit & Taxation

* Assist with the preparation of annual stat accounts
* Involved with the preparation of accurate work files for audit purposes
* Monthly tax reconciliations and workings to support the monthly tax journals
* Preparation / review of various statutory tax returns e.g. GST, FBT, NRWT returns.

Other Compliance Reporting

* Involved with Sarbanes-Oxley testing and reporting on a quarterly basis
* Review / complete Carbon Footprint reporting on a quarterly basis
* Preparing Cognos Files on a monthly basis
* Any other ad-hoc reporting as requested by head office or the senior Finance Team


* Involved in the preparation and management of the monthly media payable, trade payables, and accounts receivables/invoicing process
* Preparing and maintaining the Fixed Asset Register
* Assist with the preparation of clients' profitability analysis

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