Full Time Job

Senior Accountant

Vox Media

Remote / Virtual 06-08-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Senior Accountant

WHO WE ARE

The Finance Department of Vox Media is looking for a strong Senior Accountant to join their Accounting team. The candidate will report to the Director of Accounting and will be responsible for assisting with month end close duties, completing ad hoc financial close projects, and working with various employees across numerous departments to maintain accurate financial records.

The Accounting team is part of Vox Media, the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what's now, what's next, and what's possible.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
• Prepare month-end expense accruals for multiple workstreams and maintain detailed schedules of accrued expenses to ensure expenses are recognized in the correct periods.
• Reconcile corporate credit cards accounts.
• Review and reconcile accounts payable balances and transactions.
• Prepare general ledger account reconciliations on a monthly basis.
• Review and reconcile intercompany transactions.
• Complete assigned month and quarter end close journal entries.
• Collaborate in the analysis of trended reports and research discrepancies.
• Support external auditor requests.
• Identify areas for improvement and update internal policies and process documentation.
• Work collaboratively with other members of finance to assist with expense forecast and variance explanations.
• Provide excellent customer service to internal and external stakeholders, both verbally and in written communication.
• Exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assignments.
• Perform ad-hoc analysis and special projects as required.
• Cultivate and maintain effective relationships within the finance team and across departments.

WHO YOU ARE
• The ideal candidate will have a strong background in general ledger accounting at a growing company with a background in related US GAAP accounting, as well as excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.
• Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a complex accounting environment including experience with accruals and prepaids.
• Strong IT application skills – Expert-level Excel including extensive experience with pivot tables and VLOOKUPs.
• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with all levels within an organization.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to work under pressure while maintaining an emphasis on attention to detail, quality, and positivity.
• Self-motivation and desire to continually improve efficiency, accuracy, and timeliness of processes
• Demonstrate integrity, respect, commitment to excellence, and collaboration skills.
• High level of attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to manage large datasets.
• Ability to prioritize demands and meet deadlines.
• Bonus points for:
• In-progress or completed CPA certification
• Experience working in the Media/Advertising Industry
• Experience with Netsuite, Concur, Coupa

WHERE YOU'LL WORK

This job is designated as flex, with DC/NY candidates preferred. We're dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.

WHY VOX MEDIA?

WHAT WE OFFER

This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.
OUR DEI+ COMMITMENT

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices . We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication . Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here.

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team (recruitment@voxmedia.com).

WHAT COMES NEXT
Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj9p01-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Vox Media

As the leading independent modern media company, Vox Media ignites conversations and influences culture. Across digital, podcasts, TV, streaming, live events, and print, we tell stories that affect our audience's daily lives and entertain as much as they inform.

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