Accounts Payable Associate

Cedar Knolls
17 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Full time

Accounts Payable Associate

Who we are
At Marketsmith, Inc., outcomes are everything. For our clients, ourselves and the community around us. So much so, in fact, that we refer to ourselves as The Outcomes Agency. We are a woman–owned, data driven omnichannel marketing agency that delivers real business impact for direct–to–consumer and challenger brands in any category through the applied use of technology. Our mission is to make challenger brands champions. It's not just about data science, however, or the application of analytics. Our focus on outcomes means we begin by thoroughly understanding our client's business and a willingness to commit shared accountability for success.

We are a diverse company focused on giving back and encouraging our employees to do great work so they can do good things. Our unique culture puts our employees first – from new graduates to seasoned professionals and offers tremendous opportunities for learning and advancement as well as competitive salaries. We operate under the vision of a highly–respected CEO and leadership team who inspire team work, innovation and the ability to make a difference. Our employees enjoy all the benefits of working for a Manhattan agency without the commute.

Who we need
As Accounting Associate, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

•Expertise in Production job maintenance, processing vendor invoices, proper allocation to G/L, generating client billing, expense allocation and Ad serving .
•Proficiency in system usage and functionality in Strata, Financial systems required.
•Ability to function independently in most daily responsibilities including requesting billing, creating/downloading/formatting reports to specifications, and trouble– shooting/researching any related problems as it relates to billing and/or reporting.
•Pro–actively manage and monitor all clients regarding billing status; insuring billing is generated per calendar, all required reports are supplied, and client's fiscal year requirements are maintained.
•Monitor all clients throughout the month for un–billed status, escalating critical issues as needed.
•Manage client audit requests: ability to coordinate billing, vendor payments, cash disbursement, media authorizations and proof of performance independently. Prepare, sign off on, and distribute all audit required documentation to the client per deadline requested.
•Generate, design and create reports within Strata Financial system.
•Inter–relate with Media/Account teams, Treasury and Corporate Finance regarding questions on revenue, invoices, audit requests, etc.
•Provide status reports for management and finance teams as needed.
•Superior communication skills, incorporating the ability to speak and write clearly and professionally with all levels of staff, management, clients, vendors, etc.
•Assist with monthly closing procedures
•Proficiency in MS Office, focusing on Excel expertise.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
•Minimum of 3 years' experience in a job with billing or accounting responsibilities
•Demonstrates a working knowledge of basic accounting practices
•Skilled in Microsoft Excel
•Word and Outlook knowledge
•Possess strong knowledge of math and finance
•Demonstrates excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage time effectively

What we offer
With free drinks and healthy snacks, a free gym membership, walking club, various wellness programs, a game room/lounge area where you can blow off some steam; paid time off, work from home time and Summer Fridays; a robust benefits package including health, dental, accident, life, and critical care insurance, health and dependent flexible spending accounts; a 401K; guest speakers, access to classes to earn certifications and master technology and marketing tools, an easy commute from NJ, NYC metro, or NE PA, and opportunities to volunteer for causes to help families and/or animals in need, Marketsmith could be your new professional home.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. To level the field, we'll ask you to take a personality assessment test and agree to a background check.