Sensis is seeking a seasoned Controller to oversee and directly manage finance, accounting and corporate back-office functions of a multi-office, multi-state advertising agency. This position will also oversee two staff members (1 – Bookkeeper, 1- IT Coordinator).
As a key resource for agency business leads and the executive management team, the controller will provide critical financial and commercial insights. The controller will ensure that accurate and complete accounting is performed, including general ledger (GL), accounts payable, cash disbursements, customer credits and collections, fixed assets, invoicing/billing, job costing, and payroll.
Corporate Compliance / Vendor Management
The company currently has a Los Angeles headquarters, a large branch office in Washington, DC, and offices in Austin, TX and Atlanta, GA and on-site employees in Little Rock, AR.
· Oversee budget for all hardware and software expenses across the company, scaling for growth while managing for cost reasonableness
· Ensure telephony (VOIP Phones, Internet) is available and optimized per location
· Lead in-house and out-sourced IT staff to optimize server/IT infrastructure, office-to-office connectivity and efficiency
Desired Experience & Skills
The candidate should have experience working at an advertising or professional services company, including extensive knowledge of client operations and compensation models, especially project based, retainer, and time and material fee engagements. Additionally, the candidate must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills as they will frequently interface with agency leadership and client contacts at senior levels.
Please submit resume, cover letter, portfolio if required and answer all questions in our online interface for consideration.
Sensis is a cross-cultural marketing agency driving behavior change. Moving beyond cultural boxes, we create useful, digitally relevant content to drive consumer action. Ads don't work. Content does. Because people experience content. To change behavior, you need to engage people first—through useful, digitally relevant means. These are the tools we use to build engagement, spark motivation and drive action among the cultures our clients look to influence. Along with our integrated advertising services, Sensis offerings include specialty practices SensisHealth, SensisChallenges and SensisCMO.
In addition to a competitive compensation package, we offer a generous amount of paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, health/dental/vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, along with other benefits.