Staff Accountant

By November 23, 2015 Careers No Comments

We’re an ad agency that creates high-profile marketing campaigns for brands like LEGO, Mortal Kombat and Batman Arkham Knight. We’re a close-knit group that works hard and loves what we do. And we’re growing. That’s where you come in. We’re looking for a person who’s eager to learn, grow, and contribute in several capacities. Not to mention, we have great health benefits.
Please send resumes to info@batteryagency.com

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Supports the CEO by carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department
• Maintains chart of accounts in accounting system
• Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements by gathering, preparing and analyzing financial information in the general ledger system
• Prepares all monthly general ledger journal entries by maintaining records and files
• Builds and maintains monthly reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts
• Manages prepayment and accrual schedules in order to manage business on an accrual accounting basis
• Manages accounts payable and accounts receivable
• Monitors past due receivables and works closely with the CEO on collections initiatives
• Reviews and processes corporate credit card expenses in accounting system on monthly basis
• Processes employee expense reports on a weekly basis
• Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes
• Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data in the general ledger
• Works closely with CEO to manage budgeting and forecasting processes
• Manages weekly cash forecast model to keep CEO apprised of short term cash flows
• Prepares monthly reporting package for CEO
• Ensures accurate 1099 vendor setup in accounting system and manages annual vendor 1099 process
• Oversees external audits as required
• Ensures accounting records are in compliance with GAAP
• Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
• Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed

Staff Accountant Skills and Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or a Bachelor’s degree in business with emphasis in accounting, is preferred
• A minimum of one to three years of experience in accounting is required
• Must be highly skilled in the use of Excel
• Prior experience with Quickbooks preferred
• Prior experience in small to midsize companies preferred
• Must be able to work autonomously and manage workload independently
• Must be highly skilled in dealing with financial and numeric data
• Detail and deadline oriented
• Excellent written and verbal communication