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Robert Half International Controller - Holding Companies in New York, New York


Global Advertising/PR/Communications agency is looking to hire an Controller to their team.

This position acts as a centered on the monitoring and assurance of quality and timely delivery of accounting services on Holding entities, including but not limited to compliance, research and audit responsibilities in accordance with all internal and external requirements for the Group.

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• Oversee bookkeeping of about 10 holding entities (+ entities linked with new acquired companies)


• Manage efficient monthly processes to ensure compliance with company policies

• Review bank account and GL reconciliations and communicate any issues and concerns to the Global Transaction Hub

• Review foreign exchange gain/loss to ensure accuracy

• Perform Treasury Management System manual controls for month accruals, foreign currency translations and foreign currency revaluations

• Support payment on behalf and collection on behalf accounting and reconciliation

• Cut-off of General and Administrative costs (G&A)

• Rebill guarantees/commitments to Agencies

• Book accruals for acquisition fees and enter cut-off entries

• Supervise intercompany accounts reconciliation and solve discrepancies in the US and Ireland

• Validate accounting entries on financial instruments and transactions impacting capital, accrued interests in USD and foreign currencies and reporting of

o Bonds

o Loans and intercompany loans

o Swaps

o Hedges

• Prepare accounting entries for mergers and acquisitions

• Oversee benefits accounting for all US

• Assist and review the monthly reporting of holding companies in HFM

• Review monthly variance analysis of financial statements

• Prepare analysis of financial debt outside the Groupe

• Prepare monthly rolling forecasts for all holding entities

• Ad hoc projects on the consolidated level as required by Paris corporate, external auditors and company officers


• Prepare medical reserve analysis for Resources CEO and Group CAO

• Prepare government reporting


• Prepare the US dividend distribution: calculation of dividends for all US entities, prepare dividend letters to US Agencies and coordinate Board resolution with Legal Group

• Calculate and update earn-outs calculation and liaise with the M&A team

• Prepare the budget of holding companies in HFM

• Communicate all data needed for tax return to the tax team

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• 7+ Accounting/Audit experience

• Audit background (Big4 preferred)

• Holding Company experience

• Financial instruments – Bonds, swaps etc a plus.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: $120,000.00 - $130,000.00 / Yearly

Location: New York, NY

Date Posted: February 23, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 02940-0011381783

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance