Senior Staff Accountant - Client & Reporting (Hybrid)

Integrated Merchandising Solutions LLC

Skokie, Illinois

Date Posted June 07, 2024
Industry Finance
Telecommute? Hybrid
Job Status Full-time
Salary Not Specified
Website https://www.imsretail.com/

Description:

We value what makes you.  

IMS is committed to building and maintaining a team that reflects the diverse consumer base and communities that we serve. We know that when our associates are empowered to bring their whole selves to work, they feel valued and appreciated, and bring better results for our clients. We strive to build a culture that rewards people for their unique perspectives and contributions, and where our people are connected - to the work we do, to each other, and to IMS. 

What's the opportunity?

Client Reporting

  • Works closely with Accounting supervisor to help in preparation of client forecasts
  • Help with preparation of mid-month revenue estimates
  • Prepare and analyze spend, inventory and sales reports
  • Prepare freight reconciliations for billing & freight analysis reporting at transaction level
  • Perform data analysis and provide reporting related to freight trends by client
  • Works to resolve client reporting related questions and requests
  • Partners with billing, production and client teams to ensure client report accuracy

General Accounting

  • Prepare Journal Entries and month-end close deliverables: Margin, Expense and Forecast Analyses
  • Prepare Balance Sheet reconciliations for accuracy, verifying audit substantiation and ensuring reconciling items clear in a timely manner.
  • Assist with audit documentation within deadlines for Sarbanes-Oxley Testing & other audit requests.

Other

  • Develop and maintain positive partnerships with cross functional teams.
  • Maintain good communication with clients and respond to client requests.
  • Update and Maintain Processes and Procedures
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all IMS accounting processes.
  • Special projects as necessary

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or Economics
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work through large volumes of data
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Team-player who can also work independently with attention to detail
  • Great Excel skillset is a must (Pivot table creation, VLOOKUP, If/then formulas, etc)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What we offer: 

In addition to playing an important role at IMS, you'll receive: 

  • Competitive salary 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with match 
  • Generous PTO policy 
  • Robust peer recognition program 
  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Commitment to growing and enhancing our organizational culture 

 

Who we are 

IMS represents leading brands at the point of purchase – in store, online, and behind the scenes – including digital and traditional signage, print and POP, branded merchandise, and more. Our marketplace is solution agnostic, so our clients achieve best execution at lowest price throughout North America. Our integrated platform (planning, procurement, freight, warehousing, kitting, fulfillment, field execution, analytics, and program management) empowers our clients to stay at the strategic level, knowing that we can help turn their marketing vision into a reality.  Visit us at: www.IMSretail.com.  

 IMS is wholly owned by Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC), an inter-connected global network of leading marketing communication companies offering a diverse, comprehensive range of marketing solutions spanning brand advertising, customer relationship management, media planning and buying services, public relations and numerous specialty communications services to drive bottom line results for its clients (www.omnicomgroup.com). 

 

A note to candidates: 

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company and we are most interested in finding the BEST candidate for the job. That candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background, and that’s okay. We would strongly encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. 

 

IMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer