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Senior Accountant - Ad-Tech & Digital Media in Santa Monica, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

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Job Description

Fast growing Advertising Technology firm in the Silicon Beach is looking to add a skilled Senior Accountant to their team. This individual will work among a team of 5 reporting to the Accounting Manager; in completing full-cycle accounting functions for the growing organization. This company is offering fantastic perks such as Unlimited PTO; 100% Coverage on Medical, Dental, Vision; 401K Match; Phone Stipend; Catered Lunches & Happy Hours; as well as a fully stocked kitchen!


  • Prepare journal entries (standard and ad hoc) with supporting backup
  • Track prepaid amounts and record amortization entries
  • General ledger analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements, client revenue reconciliation, and fixed assets
  • Assist with the month end close, schedules, and financial reporting, including budget review and analysis
  • Research and responding to external and internal inquiries
  • Coordinate inter-company balances, review business units and explanation of variances
  • Reconcile and review G/L accounts to ensure accuracy and identify/resolve discrepancies
  • Maintenance of current ERP modules along with enhancement to current environment
  • Help with the supervision of junior accounting staff in completion of daily tasks
  • Experience in assisting with the coordination of internal and external audit requests and questions
  • Display an ability to research a problem, come up with a solution, and be able to present that to management
  • Show an eagerness to take on new responsibilities as they become more comfortable in their current role and work load that is assigned to them
  • Special projects as needed

Knowledge + Skills:

  • BS in Accounting or related field
  • 2-5 years general accounting and reporting experience, advertising agency, production, post production or entertainment industry preferred
  • 2-3 years of public accounting audit experience preferred
  • Experience with maintaining internal controls and SOX compliance
  • Possess superior organizational skills, attention to detail, sound judgment, tact and discretion
  • Communicate effectively and tactfully with people on all levels
  • Advanced Excel Skills
  • Experience in ERP systems with a big plus on Oracle Fusion, Hyperion, and Nexelus
  • Able to handle multiple assignments, meet deadlines and think analytically