Staff Accountant

$48,000 - $60,000 yearly
  • Lipman Hearne
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Dec 06, 2018
Full time Accounting/Finance

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Record monthly journal entries and prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist Controller with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting schedules
  • Responsible for monthly and quarterly state & local sales tax preparation
  • Prepare and review monthly media invoicing for assigned clients; timely and accurately in compliance with the contractual terms
  • Import and update media orders into Workamajig from third party database (Strata)
  • Collaborate with Media team to resolve any order discrepancies in a timely manner, including follow-up on missing paperwork and authorizations
  • Complete billing analysis & reconciliations for assigned clients
  • Respond to & resolve client or media partners’ invoicing inquiries
  • Process credit/debit memos and small balance write offs
  • Troubleshoot technical issues both internally and with third-party vendors
  • Monitor departmental credit card charges
  • Serve as backup for AP/AR workflow processing
  • Proactively identify workflow inefficiencies and implement improvements to streamline accounting processes
  • Perform other duties and/or assist with special projects as assigned 
  • Prepare ad hoc reports and analysis as requested

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance required (Master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience in general accounting
  • Agency or professional services experience a plus
  • Experience with media billing software (Strata) and digital media invoice reconciliation preferred
  • Must be detail oriented with ability to multi-task and maintain a strong focus on quality, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong time management, problem-solving, and analytical skills required
  • Experience with computerized ledger systems
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment

Workamajig Experience Preferred

Yes