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Senior Staff Accountant

Kansas City, MO
Req ID: 4921


Position at VMLY&R

At VMLY&R, we create connected brands. We resist the usual ways of seeing, doing, and thinking — harnessing creativity, technology and culture — to reimagine the entire connected consumer experience. Our goal? To create work that becomes part of people’s lives, to drive value for our clients and, in the best of cases, to impact the world.

The Compliance Analyst, working with the Finance Director and process owners, ensure the agency’s operations and procedures meet compliance guidelines and continued process improvement.


  • Supporting our SOX/ICFR compliance efforts by documenting key controls for the monthly closing file and preparing for SOX/ICFR audits
  • Work with department heads to ensure staff are educated on processes
  • Prepare control design template annually
  • Understand financial processes and communicate to management possible risks
  • Perform random mini audits of processes to identify possible compliance issues
  • Work with process owners to create process improvement, while remaining compliant
  • Month end responsibilities including compilation of SOX reporting documents
  • Oversee finance department month end checklist
  • Other duties as assigned

As part of the WPP Group, VMLY&R offers one of the best overall compensation packages in the business.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
  • 2+ years of finance, accounting, or audit experience
  • SOX, ICFR or financial audit experience
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Strong system/computer skills
  • Self-motivated and self-starter
  • Advanced analytical abilities
  • Ability to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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