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Junior Staff Accountant I Remote I Collaborative I Growing I Advertising Agency

Remote, NY · Marketing/Public Relations

Our client is a HCP, consumer-focused healthcare ad agency. If you enjoy the financial aspects of business, have one year of accounting experience or a strong internship, and thrive in a creative environment, we'd like to talk with you regarding a Junior Staff Accountant

YOUR ROLE:
We are looking for a focused and industrious junior staff accountant to join our growing team. As a junior staff accountant, you will provide vital support to the senior accountant and help streamline the agency's financial processes.

Agency Insight and Culture

  • culture is laid back, off-beat group, outgoing.

  • HANDS-ON (no prima donnas please!)

  • Collaborative, self-starters do well here, good sense of humor essential!

  • HCP-DTC Agency - Highly Collaborative and Uber Creative

  • Energy and assertiveness are essential to the culture of this agency.  

  • Open zoom/door policy where everyone has access to leadership, conversations, and collaboration.

The Role You Will Play

  • Maintaining accounts payable, including updating vendor information, processing vendor invoices and addressing vendor inquiries

  • Preparation of weekly vendor payments to ensure timely payment

  • Maintaining accounts receivable, including client invoice entry and cash receipts processing

  • Posting journal entries for month-end close and payroll

  • Reconciliation of bank transactions with investigation when necessary

  • Collaborating with client business managers to ensure that all client out-of-pocket expenses are billed and coded accurately

  • Prepare OOP analysis reports in coordination with client business managers

  • Contribute to the development of new or amended accounting processes, policies and procedures

  • Performing other accounting duties or supporting staff as required or assigned, especially during the billing cycle

  • Working on ad hoc projects as requested

Background Profile

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting

  • Minimum of one year in accounting.

  • Experience in ad agency accounting a plus.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Microsoft Excel – Proficient in advanced functions and formulas to perform VLOOKUP, pivot tables, charts, graphs and data capture

  • Microsoft PowerPoint – Possess basic knowledge of PowerPoint

  • Quickbooks – Proficient in A/P, A/R, bank reconciliation, project-based accounting functions of desktop software; Quickbooks Online experience a plus


CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Communication – Is attentive and shows interest in the subject; Expresses ideas clearly and accurately

  • Organization – Creates clear goals, identifies and finds the resources needed to achieve them, and schedules tasks so that work is completed on time

  • Detail Orientation – Acute attention to detail, with an emphasis on consistency and continuity.

  • Commitment – Displays excitement and vested interest in responsibilities

  • Team Player – Willing to assume additional responsibilities to complete a task successfully


 

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