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Posted: Sunday, April 16, 2017 9:30 PM

POSITION SUMMARY: The Staff Accountant is responsible for supporting the Chief Financial Officer and the Assistant Controller in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance/Accounting Department, reporting to the Assistant Controller. In addition to the responsibilities below the ideal Staff Accountant will represent the Advertising Research Foundation in the most positive manner with prospective and current members, vendors and the industry and academic communities we serve. The incumbent must be able to interact effectively with a diverse group of staff, including the Board as appropriate, and uphold the operating practices of the department and the organization, including handling confidential information with tact and discretion. Primary Responsibilities: . Cash Receipts Maintenance & Reconciliation o Endorsing & photo copying of check deposits. o Coding and data entry of check deposits into Financial Edge Accounting package. o Reconciliation and data entry of credit card receipts thru Verisign report. . Accounts Payable o Maintenance of Purchase Order Processing System. o Date stamping & matching of invoices against approved purchase orders. o Reviewing employee expense reports including approved travel. o Coding to appropriate general ledger accounts. o Submission of invoices to COO for review & approval. o Data entry of approved invoices into Financial Edge Accounting package. o Printing of Accounts Payable checks and attachments of invoices & other supporting documents. o Submission of Accounts Payable checks to COO & CEO for signatures. o Photo copying, mailing & file maintenance of Accounts Payable checks & documents. . General Ledger expense account analysis o Journal entry corrections as needed to adjust or reverse expense accruals. o Update monthly expense and balance sheet accounts. . Monthly bank reconciliation o Record fund transfers between bank accounts. o Record fees & other bank charges. o General ledger cash account activities (receipts/disbursements, transfers, etc.) against bank accounts. o Monthly submission of bank reconciliation report to COO . Cash Flow update & Forecast o Weekly update & forecast of cash inflows & outflows . Accounting data support o Invoice & special report generation using iMIS (CRM) system. o Data information requests (dues changes & adjustments, e-mail follow-ups). Requirements: Excellent academic credentials. Note: only applicants with an Accounting degree will be considered.Min. 2 years of relevant experienceExcellent Analytical skillsMeticulous Attention to Detail a MUSTComputer Skills: Microsoft Office, Word, Excel. Experience with 'Financial Edge' a plusAbility to multi-task/prioritize and meet deadlinesProven track record of building and leveraging good working relationships within all levels of an organizationExcellent organizational, written and oral communication skillsA team player who enjoys a fast-paced work environment ​


• Location: Manhattan

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