Junior Accountant - Philadelphia, PA

Reference: JOB451
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Employer: Interactive Recruiting Consultants
Contact: Adam Heagy
Url: http://www.ircstaff.com

Our client, a premier marketing agency in Philadelphia, is seeking a highly-motivated, detail-oriented individual to support the Finance department. This person will be responsible for all functions associated with accurate record-keeping in addition to other duties assigned by the Finance Manager.
Accounts Payable Duties:

  • Retrieve mail and place in appropriate boxes in mailroom
  • Review any invoices and disburse for approval, mailed or emailed
  • Monitor AP email box and voicemail box and provide status updates to vendors or employees
  • Audit vendor statements
  • Enter all vendor invoices into Accounting Software, indicating PO’s where appropriate
  • Create new vendors; initiate 1099-MISC processing
  • Follow through to ensure clients are invoiced for pass-through costs and provide documentation as required
  • Review aging weekly for check processing
  • Maintain positive vendor/client relationships
  • Check processing and voids, backup for positive pay files with bank
  • Maintain electronic batch files for easy retrieval of invoices and other documentation

Account Receivable Duties:

  • Production invoicing of clients
  • Enter client receipts and post against proper accounts into Accounting Software
  • Annotate and discrepancies between client invoices and payments and investigate
  • Send monthly statements to clients
  • Meet with Account Managers for monthly billing accuracy

Accounting Duties:

  • Assist in creating an expense budget; track and maintain all monthly expenses against the budget
  • Work with Finance Team on treasury items
  • Reconcile and maintain AMEX procedures to ensure proper recording of expenses
  • Assist with Media purchase reconciliations
  • Provide analytical review of trends

Qualifications and skills:

  • Education/Experience
    • AA in Accounting + 5 years bookkeeping or relevant experience; OR
    • BS in Accounting + 3 years relevant experience; OR
    • 7+ years relevant experience
  • Discreet and Trustworthy
  • Detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking
  • Effective Communication - Written and Verbal
  • Effective problem solver
  • Innovation (Creativity)
  • Results Oriented while maintaining effective time management
  • Teamwork and the ability to work with others under tight deadlines
  • Committed to Excellence with a service-oriented attitude
  • Self-motivated