Junior Accountant

Finance Los Angeles, California San Francisco, California California Remote - West


Description

Position at IGN

Junior Accountant, Gaming

 

Remote

 

Ziff Davis, LLC, is seeking a Junior Accountant within its Gaming industry vertical, which includes both IGN Entertainment and Humble Bundle. This position will serve Humble Bundle with a focus on general accounting and vendor management, and IGN with a focus on collections. This is a great opportunity for a candidate with an Accounting background to positively impact Humble Bundle and IGN’s operational efficiency while working in a fun, fast-paced environment.

 

IGN Entertainment is your #1 destination for all video game news, expert reviews, and walkthroughs. IGN reaches more than 254 million monthly users across 28 platforms, and is followed by more than 47 million users on social platforms and YouTube.

 

Humble Bundle sells games, ebooks, software, and other digital content. Our mission is to support charity while providing awesome content to customers at great prices. We launched in 2010 with a single two-week Humble Indie Bundle, but we have humbly grown into a store full of games and bundles, a subscription service, a game publisher, and more. We have raised $197 million for charity and counting.

 

 

Key Responsibilities

        Maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts (including cash transactions and bank reconciliations).

        Manage the processing and recording for accounts payable transactions (including Invoices and expense reports).

        Be the owner of the IGN collections process.

        Establish strong relationships across the business unit’s departments and assist in managing the vendor creation processes, tax setup, and KYC.

        Be the face of the business for our vendor population; Develop an understanding of the vendors used by the business, related agreements and payment terms. 

        Assist in the month-end close process and other assigned department related tasks, as necessary, including balance sheet reconciliations.

 

 

Responsibilities

Qualifications:

 

        Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or Sciences.

        1-3 years of experience in Accounting; CPA or interest in pursuing one.

        Advanced Excel skills; experience with financial modeling a plus.

        Solid understanding of basic accounting principles and procedures.

        Proficiency with SAP Concur, Nexonia and NetSuite or similar experience with the vendors and payments modules of large complex enterprise wide ERP systems.

        Fastidious attention to detail is critical.

        Strong presentation skills as the candidate will be required to communicate complex information in a simplified manner

        Able to work comfortably under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

 

The successful candidate will:

        Be proactive, inquisitive and curious about how the business works, and never afraid to ask questions.

        Be an open, proactive and positive communicator

        Be open to a range of tasks and responsibilities never limited to a job description.

        Be comfortable with change and adapting to new responsibilities in a fast-paced and ever changing job environment. Be able to pivot and reprioritize workload to best support shifting priorities

        Be comfortable working late, nights and weekends when required and be able to manage one’s time.

        Become a trusted partner to the businesses

        Have an active interest in the industry, competition, and market.