Junior Accountant

El Segundo, CA • finance-and-accounting • Full Time • Entry Level

Wpromote Los Angeles

L.A. The City of Angels. La La Land.

All of these nicknames refer to our beloved Los Angeles, and while many cite the “near perfect weather” (what isn’t perfect about 70 degrees and sunny everyday?), we know that there are so many more reasons to love our hometown.

If you’re looking for a healthy lifestyle, take your pick of countless hikes and farmers markets. If you want a night out on the town, you’ll find interesting pop-ups and new restaurant openings everyday of the week. And from the best fish tacos to elegant fine dining, we can satisfy the hunger of every kind of foodie.

On a professional perspective, Los Angeles has so much more than entertainment. Silicon Beach and the revamped downtown are a few exciting areas for new companies, hosting a range of brands from scrappy startups to campuses for Facebook and Google.

In a city of 13 million people, no matter what your interest or preference, we have something for you. Come see what a few months of sun and a true work/life balance can do for you.

Junior Accountant

About Wpromote

Here at Wpromote, one of the nation’s leading digital marketing firms, we invite you to “Think Like A Challenger” and push our clients to take on the 800 lb. gorillas of their industries. Our crew of 300+ digital marketeers breathes in marketing and exhales ROI, and we challenge our clients and ourselves each and every day to surpass yesterday’s expectations! Our award-winning campaigns have helped hundreds of companies from startups to Fortune 500 brands thrive. If you’ve heard of Toyota, Verizon, Dickies, TOMS, Wienerschnitzel, or Zenni Optical, you’ve heard of our clients. And we want you to join us in making our clients even better.

The Perks 

If you’re not already convinced, our amazing perks have made us one of the Best Places to Work in the US two years running according to Ad Age, and one of Los Angeles’ best places to work 5 years in a row. Here’s why:

  • 80% coverage of basic medical, vision, and dental insurance.
  • Traditional 401k and/or Roth 401k matching.
  • Quarterly team social events, birthday celebrations, chili cook offs, holiday half days and summer half day Fridays, and more.
  • Unlimited PTO and an innovative Work From Anywhere policy that gives our employees freedom to stretch their wings - and catch the cable guy.
  • Coffee, tea, juice, and cereal. A vending machine that has every snack imaginable.
  • Fresh fruit Mondays, Veggie Tuesdays, Food Truck Wednesdays, Throwdown Thursdays, and Bagel Fridays!
  • Dog friendly office. Seriously.
  • Beautifully designed and modern office: standing desks, outdoor seating, courtyard, and breakout rooms.
  • Break time: ping-pong, shuffleboard, and Bocce ball. 
  • But wait, we have more! We have electric full body massage chairs so you can work while getting a massage

The Role

The Junior Accountant is responsible for all things Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable including correct coding of both vendor and client invoices and payment for both types of invoices are made and received in a timely manner. Reporting to the Accounting Manager, we need an individual with a can-do attitude, outstanding organizational skills, keen attention to detail and proactively problem solve. The ideal candidate will have experience with digital media and be familiar with COGS and expense reporting as it relates to an agency organization.

You Will Be

  • Coding and processing of all invoices (both overhead and operational invoices).
  • Responsible for vendor maintenance - set up and W-9 storage.
  • Issuing yearly 1099s.
  • Conducting weekly check and ACH payment runs.
  • Credit card reconciliation and expense reimbursement in a timely manner.
  • Supporting monthly billing of clients, as needed.
  • Supporting client collections and past due notices, as needed.
  • Having a good handle on both AP and AR inboxes.
  • Preparing audit selections and other requests from external auditors.
  • Documenting internal controls surrounding the tasks performed to ensure completion of close checklist.
  • Operating as a trusted business partner and providing excellent levels of service across the organization.
  • Proactively maintaining a thorough understanding of new and proposed accounting standards and the impact to the organization.
  • Leading or participating in ad hoc projects.
  • Suggesting and improving existing policies and procedures to create more efficient processes across the department.

You Must Have

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) with a focus in Accounting or Finance
  • At least 1-3 years of accounting experience
  • Working knowledge of NetSuite and Expensify, or similar ERP and software, are required
  • Strong Excel (Google Sheets) skills are required
  • Proficient knowledge of GAAP and recent accounting trends
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Strong operational experience with a focus on process improvement and documentation
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Previous experience in an agency, digital media and/or other high-growth environments
 
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