Staff Accountant

Material is a leading integrated marketing services company that leverages deep human understanding to help brands deliver material outcomes and experiences for their customers and the communities they serve. We build B2C and B2B brands from the insight out by providing a seamless journey that combines data and analytics, insights-led consulting, and experience activation into one integrated offering.

Los Angeles; New York; Chicago; Philadelphia; San


<strong>Material is a collaborative built from legendary practices across research, strategy, design, and brand building. Eleven pioneering companies united as one to solve wider, deeper, and more innovative challenges together.</strong><br /><br /><strong>We uncover what&rsquo;s important to people and create experiences that pull them in and open our worlds. We seek curious, experienced, and deeply empathetic humans to enrich our diverse teams of leaders and do-ers. Want in?</strong><br /> <h5>LRW | Kelton | T3 | Karma | Greenberg | Tonic | MotiveQuest | Salt Branding | Killer Visual Strategies | Strativity | Aruliden</h5>

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Overview: ABOUT THE ROLE<br /><br />This position will assist with all aspects of the day-to-day accounting processes, helping in all areas such as AP, AR, GL, and reporting. You will work collaboratively with the accounting team members in every area. This role will report to the Assistant Controller<br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><strong>ABOUT US</strong></span> <br /><br />With a demonstrated track record of innovation and rapid growth, Material is built and powered by analytics, deep human understanding, and design thinking. Our capabilities are wide and varied, but our approach is forward-thinking and calibrated to any size challenge across Analytics, Insights, Growth Strategy, Brand Marketing, Product Design, and Loyalty &amp; CRM. &nbsp; We&rsquo;ve spent 40+ years uncovering what&rsquo;s important to people and creating brands, products and experiences that make an impact. We work globally across all industries, and with many of the world&rsquo;s largest and most remarkable brands. To do this well, we depend on a team and organizational culture that reflects, values, and understands the importance of diverse communities, backgrounds, and cultures. We&rsquo;re one team from many disciplines. Researchers and strategists. Data miners and definers. Creators and technologists. Designers and storytellers. Learn more at
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Prepare journal entries for assigned areas such as cash, fixed assets, intangible assets, payroll, prepaid expenses, leases, intercompany transactions, and P&amp;L accruals</li> <li>Prepare monthly bank account and balance sheet reconciliations</li> <li>Assist in preparing budget vs. actual reporting and analyzing P&amp;L financial statement variance analytics</li> <li>Communicate with cross-entity finance teams to share and reconcile intercompany transactions</li> <li>Work with internal departments to assess accuracy of financial information and resolve accounting issues</li> <li>Assist with maintaining overall accuracy and integrity of the general ledger, and ensure financial data is compliant with US GAAP</li> <li>Assist with annual financial statement audits, including compiling supporting documentation and preparation of schedules provided to auditors and tax specialists</li> <li>Assist with testing and data migration in preparation for ERP system implementation (slated to go live in July 2022)</li> <li>Assist with other ad hoc analysis and projects</li> </ul>
Requirements: ABOUT YOU <ul> <li>Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field</li> <li>In-depth understanding of US GAAP</li> <li>Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience; public accounting experience a plus</li> <li>Proficiency in Microsoft Office required. Advanced MS Excel experience or certification a plus.</li> <li>Strong organization and problem-solving skills; detail oriented</li> <li>Strong oral and written documentation skills</li> <li>Open to taking on new challenges and is a quick learner</li> </ul>