Billing Manager

Suite 160, 1020 Mainland Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 2T5

Wasserman + Partners is a medium sized independent agency located in Vancouver. Our finance department has an immediate need for a Billing Manager to cover a 9 month leave of absence. Initially we are looking at a part-time situation until the current COVID19 restrictions are loosened. It will convert to a full-time role when the work volume requires that.

We are looking to fill this role ASAP. Salary will be determined based on the experience of the successful candidate and with $50.0K per annum as the bottom of the range. Some group benefits, including paid vacation time will be included. Previous experience in an advertising agency and experience using MediaOcean are must haves.

 

Finance & Administration Team

We are the team that keeps the machine running at the end of everyone’s hard work delivering to our clients. We understand both the internal and external client relationships. We pride ourselves on delivering to our clients, on time, accurate financial information. We have a solid reputation amongst our suppliers that payments will be made on time. To do this the machine needs to operate at an extremely high level of efficiency with a deep understanding of our industry as it relates to financial control. As a team, we aim to develop ourselves and our careers based on these professional attributes

Strategic: delivering value internally by understanding the business and working with the departments to provide guidance on how to best manage external suppliers and clients for their financial requirements
– Proactive: self-driven, with a sense of ownership and a focus on problem solving- we will not let an issue that impacts billings, supplier payments, client reporting and other financial questions languish
Team Player: constructively and respectfully connecting with others
Continuous Learner: self-seeking of knowledge about our agency, clients, and industry

 

Billing Manager

This is a summarized list of key duties that is not cumulative of responsibilities, which may change periodically based on operational and departmental needs.

Accounting

– Manage assigned list of clients billing / receivables;
– Manage account payables, including: Overhead Expenses, Corporate Credit Card Payment, Production and Media vendor Payables, Cash Requirements, Corporate Tax Payments, GST/PST Payment (including calculation and entry to journal)
– Account reconciliations, including bank, corporate credit card and depreciation
– Approve staff timesheets
– Manage time and pay for Freelancers
– General data entry (Payroll, Standard Monthly entries)
– Maintain accurate fixed asset database
– Complete accounting, administration filing
– Respond to queries from external suppliers
– Respond to queries from internal staff

Key Performance Indicators of this position include:

– Fit with overall Wasserman culture
– Gets the job done within the scheduled timelines
– Mastering the system
– Gets the job done within the scheduled timelines

 

Experience Requirements: 

– Minimum 1 – 2 years previous experience in an agency in a similar role
– Previous experience / full understanding of MediaOcean
– Ideally general bookkeeping
– Ideally working towards completion of CPA
– Understanding of full accounting cycle

 

Our Mission

At Wasserman + Partners, we partner with B2C brands to help them push boundaries and realize their potential through a full suite of creative solutions driven by a deep understanding of the consumers’ experience.

Our Brand Characteristics

Curious: being inquisitive; asking ‘what if?’
Courageous: being brave; going beyond what’s expected
Collaborative: being low-ego; working together agency-wide and with our clients and suppliers
Honest: being genuine and transparent; having a strong sense of integrity
Savvy: being intuitive and innovative; bringing an intelligence to our work