Jr Accountant, Emmis NY

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Job Title: Jr Accountant, Emmis NY The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The duties of this position may change based on the department needs subject to management discretion. Summary & Scope: Manage the daily cash and accounts receivables activities including the approval of cash in advance sales orders, posting deposits, billing, preparing accounts receivable adjustments, management reports, and collections. Assist with accounts payables activities including posting and coding invoices, providing payment support of payables, sales tax, etc. Assist with audit requests and compliance with SOX narratives and company policies. AR Essential Duties & Responsibilities Download cash from bank website Credit Card Processing Daily deposits to bank….scan, mailing, walk-in Credit Applications (provide additional research) - Prioritize and communicate Add new clients Track pending Cash In Advance orders Post Cash and unapplied cash to marketron Post wires and research unclaimed corporate deposits at month-end Reconcile subledgers to bank statements Prepare Billing Adjustments Billing Mailing invoices Re-print invoices for ae’s, clients Billing of shared services Collection of all marketron accounts - calling at 61 days, - over-communicate concerns, demand notices, 3rd party collections - monthly managers report Update collection contacts list in Outlook Insure compliance with the internal controls as outlined by the NY Radio SOX narratives and company policies. Prepare support for audit requests Filing AR docs AP Duties – Backup Scanning, routing invoices into webnow Coding invoices Handling vendor disputes, questions Petty Cash reconciliation Provide payment support for vendors Special Projects Backup - Prepare EOM reports for the financial close Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be physically present in the office. The requirements listed below are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience: BS in Accounting preferred. Two years’ experience in accounts receivables and broadcasting industry preferred. Language Skills: Ability to both read and write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Other Skills and Abilities: Proficiency in Excel with a working knowledge of MS Word, Microsoft Outlook, and marketron traffic. Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles required. Must apply professional, ethical and legal standards and have ability to maintain confidentiality in dealing with employee issues. Must be willing to work long hours, work well with others and effectively manage through stressful situations. Physical Demands: [What is described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.] While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Must have the ability to handle stress. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include appropriate vision needed to drive as required for valid driver’s license. Work Environment: [What is described here is representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.] The primary work location for this position is at station office. The noise level is the work environment is low to moderate. TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position and meet the requirements listed above, please submit your resume and information online at www.emmis.com. Phone calls will not be accepted. If applying on line is not possible, please fax your resume to: Patricia Robinson Fax: 212-524-9855 or mail it to Emmis Communications, 395 Hudson Street- 7th Floor, New York, NY 10014. Emails can be sent to: resumes@emmisny.com Emmis Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.