Staff Accountant

Accounting San Francisco, California


Position at Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is the leading digital media company specializing in the technology, gaming and men’s lifestyle categories, reaching over 117 million unique visitors per month. Ziff Davis sites include,,,,,, and Ziff Davis also operates NetShelter, the largest community of technology publishers dedicated to consumer electronics, computing and mobile communications. Ziff Davis B2B is a leading provider of online research to enterprise buyers and high-quality leads to IT vendors.

It's an exciting time to join Ziff Davis, LLC!  We are looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic Staff Accountant to join our Finance team.  This role will report to the Accounting Manager and will manage invoices, liaise with various departments regarding purchase orders, payments, interact with vendors, as well as assist with accounting close.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Reconciling vendor statements; researching and correcting discrepancies; responding to vendor inquiries.
  • Managing the purchase order and invoice flow for Concur; the Company’s invoice management system. This includes but not limited to resolving user issues in Concur and providing alerts to business users around purchase order and invoice status.
  • Interfacing and establishing good relationships across departments and business units.
  • Ensuring that all vendor invoices processed through Concur, the Company vendor invoice processing solution, are properly routed, approved and integrated into general ledger.
  • Understanding vendors used by the Company, related agreements and payment terms to support accrued expense
  • Ensuring only approved vendors are established timely in the general ledger accounting system.
  • Oversee the processing Electronic Funds Transfer requests, Check requests, and wire transfer requests.
  • Matching invoices to payment requests, obtaining all signatures and approvals for payments and distributing accordingly.
  • Maintaining files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with Company policy and accepted accounting practices.
  • Developing/maintaining payable aging reports and files on vendor account balances; reconciling monthly.
  • Employee expense report auditing against the Company’s established policies.
  • Understanding of payment application to the invoice and interface with treasury team for bank reconciliation.
  • Must have experience in month end accrual process to ensure accuracy in monthly and quarterly expense variance analysis.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. in Accounting.
  • 2-3 years of experience in general accounting functions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication.
  • Experience with Concur vendor invoice processing is a must.
  • Experience with Nexonia and NetSuite, a plus
  • Pride in accuracy and attention to detail
  • High level of organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software applications; primarily Excel.
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
  • Familiarity with handling intercompany transactions and reconciliations
  • Experience with international transactions and foreign exchange a plus
  • Great follow up skills, ability to take initiative and think out of the box
  • Team Player
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Exposure and experience in Sarbanes Oxley a plus
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.