The Role: Junior Accountant

The Location: Phoenix, AZ

We’re a busy – and growingadvertising agency. But we always make time for fun. We believe in a life/work balance. Yes, it is possible when you hire the right people. And right now, we need a Junior Accountant to provide financial and clerical support to the Accounting team.

About You

  • You have most definitely earned a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • You have 2+ years of experience in Accounts Payable
  • You are familiar with Accounts Receivable and collections
  • You are extremely proficient in Excel (and you're poised and ready to pass our test showcasing your skills with ease)
  • You are proficient with Word
  • You might have knowledge of Workamjig, but it's not required
  • You have the ability to maintain highest levels of confidentiality
  • You know your stuff when it comes to commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within Accounting & Finance
  • You are a reliable and organized individual who pays close attention to details and has awesome problem-solving skills
  • You are proactive and deadline-oriented
  • You must be a perfectionist by nature, with no tolerance for financial sloppiness
  • You are a team player willing to communicate issues and potential solutions
  • You thrive working in a fast-paced work environment
  • Your excellent work habits, including a willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done, come in handy—especially when important deadlines cause greater than normal departmental pressures.

About the Job

The role covers many responsibilities including:

Accounts Payable

  • Audit and process all vendor invoices, expense reports, and payment requests with attention to detail and understanding of the entire payables process
  • Ensure expense reports are consistent with company policy – alert Controller to any discrepancies
  • Monthly reconciliations of all insurance invoices
  • Audit and process credit card bills
  • Track expenses by category and prepare a monthly report
  • Research and respond to vendor questions
  • Maintain A/P files and supporting documentation
  • Work closely with various internal teams in processing Purchase Orders, payroll invoices and miscellaneous payables
  • Reconcile company credit card statement and receipts, distribute job costs to producers to actualize
  • Conduct monthly review of GL expense accounts; verify vendor invoices were entered/posted correctly in G/L
  • Monthly reconciliation of media billing and corresponding AP invoices. Investigate and resolve variances

Accounts Receivable

  • Record all cash receipts
    • Research and resolve payment discrepanciesMonitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments or other irregularities

Banking and Cash

  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of bank accounts
  • Prepares all bank deposits and inter-account bank transfers as directed by management
  • Process all credit card payments
  • Petty cash tracking and reconciliation

Other

  • Ability to work well with other departments and ensure that accounting guidelines are followed and deadlines are met
  • Meet departmental expectations/deadlines
  • Perform departmental administrative tasks as needed
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential

If you see yourself in this description—we’d love to talk to you about joining our team! We are growing and looking for the best talent to match our vision and needs.

LAVIDGE is an award-winning full-service marketing agency with an outstanding client list in the retail, healthcare, publishing, B2B, sports, technology, government and hospitality sectors. In other words, we get good at many things very quickly. Benefits include a dynamic corporate culture, friendly people and lots of fun. Not to mention competitive salary, health, dental, vision, 401(k) eligibility, paid vacation, flexible hours, and other great stuff.

Please email resumes to info@lavidge.com

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