Jr. Staff Accountant

US-AR-Fayetteville
3 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-14440
# of Openings
1
Category
Finance
2 N. College Avenue

Overview

Mitchell is a full-service public relations firm and the flagship PR agency within the Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) - one of the fastest growing agency networks in the world.

 

We are currently seeking a Jr. Staff Accountant to join our award-winning team. The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for assisting the finance department in creating accurate and timely finance records for the organization. This position supports various accouting activities, including, but not limited to purchase-to-pay, order-to-cash, and other accounting cycles.

 

Mitchell believes in valuing its team members and puts their wellbeing and development at the forefront. As a team, we recognize how hard our partners work and therefore do our part to ensure they feel recognized and celebrated for their efforts through key incentives including competitive salaries, an excellent benefit package, 401k programs, promotion and reimbursement for continued education, paid time off for community service, “perks” such as gym membership discounts and pet insurance. You take care of our clients, and we know it's our job to take care of YOU.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Purchase-to-Pay
    • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
    • Prints and obtains signatures on all accounts payable checks
    • Processes invoices into enterprise finance system
    • Processes check requests and tax payments, ensuring appropriate approvals have been received
    • Communicates with team members, management, clients and others regarding purchases
    • Identifies areas of cost-savings
    • Maintains log of contracts due for renewal
    • Reviews and processes employee expense reports
    • Manages corporate payment card program
    • Answers vendor inquiries
    • Maintains accounts payable reports, spreadsheets and files.
    • Assists in monthly closings
    • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required
    • Performs filing, scanning and copying
  • Cash Management
    • Maintains banking relationships
    • Monitors cash balances
    • Reports cash balances to corporate office
    • Transfers idle cash to corporate office accounts
  • Order-to-Cash
    • Backs up Invoicing function.
  • Assists with various accounting projects to include preparing accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports, to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the department
  • Establishes records of accounts and inputs entries into proper accounts
  • Document and ensure proper keeping of financial records, making use of current technologies
  • Supports annual audit

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field required
  • CPA preferred
  • 0 -2 years of work experience in accounting field; experience in a corporate or agency environment a plus
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented and self-motivated
  • Familiar with standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, etc
  • Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of enterprise accounting systems such as SAP, Oracle, Advantage, etc.
  • Good interpersonal and communications skills
  • Professional appearance and manner

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