Senior Accountant


Division: Finance
Location: Xaxis - New York, NY
Taleo ID: 10100
Job Type: Regular



Location: New York, NY

Report to: US Accounting Manager      

Position Overview

Xaxis is actively looking for a Senior Accountant


You will collaborate with a group of quick witted, humorous, and extremely dedicated coworkers and clients whom are all passionate about digital media.  The Xaxis work environment is inviting. You will work in an open modern space where you will often find groups in casual brainstorming sessions sharing ideas and strategies for new initiatives.  Everyone has a voice at Xaxis, and we are open to new ways of thinking, especially those that will contribute to the overall success of Xaxis.  Opinions and ideas are always welcome, in fact they are encouraged!


We believe in the power of digital media to transform the way businesses and consumers can interact.  You must believe as well.



  • Perform day-to-day financial operations such as prepare journal entries, cash application, assist with accounts payable, billing and inter-company reconciliations
  • Perform monthly close process, including maintaining general ledger and balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Perform detailed review of monthly financial statements, including balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Provide income statement variance explanations for actuals compared to budget / forecast and prior year
  • Input of monthly financial statements and supporting schedules into WPP’s Corporate financial reporting tool
  • Provide financial reports and analysis to management on a timely manner to facilitate their understanding and decision-making process
  • Assist in internal control audit process
  • Contribute in the preparation of the annual budgets and quarterly forecasts, as well as year end reporting
  • Intercompany reporting and reconciliations between general ledger and WPP intercompany reporting tool
  • Assist in product mix analysis in order to maximize gross margin potential.
  • Various trend analysis on top line expenses.
  • Ad hoc requests

Essential Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited 4 year college/university
  • 2-3 years of public accounting experience, including audit experience with a mid/large size accounting firm
  • Strong analytic and review skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Highly Desired:

  • Microsoft A/X
  • Cartesis (BFC)
  • Quickbooks
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Financial systems implementation and upgrades


About Xaxis

Xaxis is the world’s largest audience buying company.  Through its proprietary platform, Xaxis offers advertisers a single, comprehensive resource from which to reach and engage with global audiences across the universe of digital media.  Xaxis does this for its GroupM agency partners, Maxus, MEC, MediaCom, and Mindshare.  Xaxis, a GroupM company that is part of WPP, has a presence in 26 countries across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.


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Xaxis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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