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Staff Accountant

Finance | Santa Monica, CA | Full Time

Job Description

                                         Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers!

Who are we?

Would you consider yourself a food & travel lover? Do you get excited about bringing people together over a great meal? Does the idea of working at a company that is changing the way the world makes, watches and engages with video make you giddy? If you answered yes to all of these questions, then keep reading!

Tastemade is a global community of food lovers & travelers on a mission to connect the world through video. In just a few years our community has grown to over 200 million people watching our videos across a huge range of channels, devices and apps, from the web to Apple TV, Facebook, and Snapchat.

We are looking for passionate people who want to change the world and make a difference.  People that are driven to disrupt the status quo and not looking for just another job.

Tastemade is seeking a Staff Accountant to join our growing Accounting team. This is an excellent opportunity to professionally develop within a rapidly growing organization. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, have a keen eye for detail, and independently and reliably work closely with team members throughout various levels of the company.

Who you are:

  • Unflappable & Super Organized. You keep your cool while managing multiple priorities simultaneously and are the master of a tried-and-true system for keeping on top of your to-do list.

  • Accurate & Detail Oriented. You’re able to quickly spot errors and discrepancies, in the fine details and big picture.

What you’ll do:

  • Maintain and reconcile assigned balance sheet accounts

  • Code cash and credit card transactions

  • Monitor cash and AR activity to ensure transactions are timely and accurately reflected

  • Maintain relationship with our vendors to ensure timely payment

  • Prepare and record journal entries

  • Support month end close and year end close process

  • Assist with annual financial audit

  • Manage Concur, our expense management system - including but not limited to training new hires on the usage of Concur, approvals, reporting, expenses, etc.

  • Assist with year-end 1099 process

  • Potential to take on ad-hoc accounting projects and other duties necessary to support accounting & finance team

What you’ll bring:

  • 1+ year of relevant experience or degree in relevant field

  • Extremely detail and process oriented

  • Polished professional communication skills

  • Effective organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently or as a team member

  • Have an interest in learning and growing within an accounting department


  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible vacation days and Paid Holidays

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life EAP and 401K benefits

  • Apple iMac, MacBook or equivalent hardware

  • A stellar work environment – fun, casual, and fast paced

  • Colleagues who are fellow food & travel lovers!