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Staff Accountant

Finance | New York, NY

Job Description

Staff Accountant


We’re looking for a team player with great interpersonal skills and a passion for Tumblr to join our accounting team in New York City. The ideal candidate can balance multiple priorities, take ownership for his/her work, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


What you’ll do:


  • Process accounts payable transactions

    • Receive and verify invoices

    • Ensure proper approvals are obtained

    • Code to proper account and department

    • Prepare vendor checks for submittal to Senior Director of Finance

    • Maintain records

    • Resolve any issues with vendors


  • Process accounts receivable transactions

    • Generate customer invoices

    • Maintain cash receipts

    • Prepare AR Aging reports

    • Contact customers regarding outstanding invoices


  • Help record and code corporate credit card transactions and employee expense reports.

  • Assist with the monthly close process, including preparation of monthly financials and bank reconciliations.

  • Assist the Senior Director of Finance and Senior Accountant as needed.


What we’re looking for:


  • BA in Accounting, Business, or related field.

  • 1-2 years of experience in Accounting or related field.

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

  • Good-natured and personable team player with the ability to listen and consider alternative views to help solve complex problems.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to identify process improvement opportunities.

  • Desire to work hard, take ownership, and pick up slack.


Nice to haves:


  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or similar accounting systems.