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Accounting Supervisor

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What We’re Looking For

Accounting Supervisor

Chicago, Illinois • Full Time

The Role

Reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager, the individual will have outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to think outside the box and proactively problem solve. The Accounting Supervisor helps get the job done by meeting all deadlines. The ideal candidate will have experience with digital media and be familiar with revenue recognition, COGS, assets, and liabilities as it relates to an agency organization. Overseeing accounts receivable, accounts payable, and general ledger functions will also be a priority.


You Will Be

  • Managing revenue recognition for a broad range of clients and engagements that can include retainers, project-based work, and percent of media spend fees
  • Confirming all GL entries have the correct department, line of business, and other necessary tags 
  • Responsible for journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations such as prepaids, accruals, and deferrals
  • Reconciling passthrough spend of clients against prebills for different channels 
  • Responsible for AR and AP management and review, including vendor review, AR and AP invoice approvals, and preparation of aging reports
  • Supporting AR collection activities with a focus on fast cash collections and bad debt management
  • Confirming proper internal controls are established and followed to maintain the accuracy of financial reporting
  • Coordinating with external auditors and tax consultants and submit all documents in support of annual audit procedures
  • Operating as a trusted business partner and provide excellent levels of service across the organization
  • Proactively maintain a thorough understanding of new and proposed accounting standards and their impact on the organization
  • Leading and participating in ad hoc projects 
  • Developing and improving existing policies and procedures to create more efficient processes across the department

You Must Be

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) with a focus in Accounting or Finance
  • At least six (6) years of General Ledger accounting experience
  • At least two (2) years of managerial experience
  • Working knowledge of NetSuite, or similar ERP, and strong Excel and Google Sheets skills
  • Proficient knowledge of GAAP and recent accounting trendsExcellent time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Strong operational experience with a focus on process improvement and documentation
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Previous experience in an agency, digital media, and/or other high-growth environments

Wpromote is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace.

*Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Wpromote.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.

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