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Staff Accountant

Company: WPP
Location: Garland
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities: In this position, the Client Accounting Associate will assume the following responsibilities: - Project and subproject creation assigning budgets to the projects. - Upload invoices to client portals. For example, COUPA, Ariba and Time Metrics. - Review the inventory of client billable charges, supporting documentation and work with the Account Lead to determine the appropriate month's billing; - Draft, edit and finalize invoices for clients, working closely with Account Leads - Maintain trackers for overall accounts including amount billed, approved budgets, inter-company budget allocations and year to date fees and expenses. - Match supporting documentation of expenses to draft invoices. - Ensure that invoices are submitted in a timely manner and in accordance with the Client agreements. - Ensure purchase orders are received for new projects or revised budgets. - Assist in the collection process of past due accounts as needed. - Assist Project Managers/Client leaders on client queries and requests. - Reconcile final invoices and close jobs. - Provide support to Client leaders on adhoc assignments. - Assist with monthly close related to client portfolio, project journals and other duties including SOX compliance with revenue recognition. - Reconcile work in progress for assigned clients. - Monthly intercompany billing. Job Requirements: Position Requirements: Client Accounting Associate may have a BBA in Accounting, Finance or Business Management with at least two years' work experience billing in the fields of public relations, law firms or other professional services and/or consulting businesses. In the absence of a college degree, additional years of experience will be considered for the right candidate. - - - - - - - Strong attention to detail. - - - - - - - Ability to work independently and with various project leads and other office finance departments on intercompany transactions. - - - - - - - Strong communication skills - both verbal and written. - - - - - - - Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. - - - - - - - Ability to interact with employees at all levels. - - - - - - - Familiarity with computerized billing/accounting systems. - - - - - - - Strong Math/Analytical skills. - - - - - - - Dependable with deadlines and flexible to work beyond standard working hours during "peak" periods. - - - - - - - Must be flexible and team oriented. - - - - - - - Proficiency in Excel (V-Lookup, Pivot Table etc.) GENERAL DISCLAIMER This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of job duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. - The employee should be able to meet all the necessary physical demands required of working in an office environment, as well as be flexible to participate and learn assigned tasks to meet Client objectives. -

Keywords: WPP, Garland , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Garland, Texas

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