Controller (Contract)

DP+ Farmington Hills, MI, USA

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

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The Controller supervises the day to day activities in the General Accounting department. He/she insures that sound and reliable accounting practices are followed and is responsible for preparing and distributing timely and accurate financial information to the management team.


· Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures

· Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls

· Prepares and distributes monthly financial statements and reporting to management

· Coordinates and directs the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances

· Verifies that billings, payments, and payroll are current and accurately compiled.

· Manages monthly closing. Controls the flow of data into General Ledger

· Manages Agency bank accounts and banking relationships

· Maintains controls of receipts and disbursements

· Manages Agency payables and coding of Agency expenses

· Ensures that the Agency’s cash flow is adequate to meet its commitments

· Manages Accounting Clerk and Staff Accountant

· Calculates, prepares and submits payments of Sales & Use Tax

· Assists in the preparation of all audit/review schedules and review of the General Ledger and supporting records with the external audit team

· Manages insurance coverage and insurance relationships and protection of business assets and loss prevention through internal control and internal auditing

· Controls all capital assets

· Performs the accounting for corporate investments and affiliated business entities

· Researches technical accounting issues for compliance


· Proven working experience as a Controller

· 7+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience, preferably in Advertising

· Advanced degree in Accounting (CPA or CMA Preferred)

· Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

· Experience with creating financial statements

· Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process

· Advanced Excel skills

About DP+:

About DP+
We are a fiercely independent, full-service advertising agency based in America’s heart of modern renewal – Detroit. Inspired by our surroundings, we’ve made it our mission to create change through our ideas. So, we bring together world-class creativity with the latest tools for media, digital and data/analytics. We’re consistently rated one of the best places to work by AdAge, Crain’s and the Detroit Free Press. They’re right. And the reason is that we’re all on the same mission together. We are The Agency of Change.

Company address: 38505 Country Club Drive, Farmington Hills, MI

Posted date: 14 days ago

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