Finance Coordinator - Austin, Texas - Dear Media - New Way to Podcast

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Finance Coordinator – Austin, Texas

Finance Coordinator

ABOUT THIS POSITION:

Dear Media currently looking for a motivated, dedicated, and detail-oriented individual for our

Finance Coordinator position to support a growing Finance Team an interest to work in the podcast and digital space. The primary focus of this position is to provide support to the Finance team by assisting with billing/invoicing, month-end close, AR outreach with brands, talent payments, and payroll.  The role is vital to the day-to-day operations of Dear Media.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and send invoices based on revenue recognition policy and following GAAP
  • Manage contract database and update with necessary corrections and changes
  • Heavy A/R duties include cash application, maintaining deposit records, collections and follow-up
  • Process talent payments and commission reconciliations
  • Assist in month-end close and financial reporting
  • Create journal entries and update supporting schedules for month-end close
  • Allocate credit card expenses to appropriate accounts based on employee trackers and analyze transactions to identify and resolve variances
  • Assist in updating payroll system to support bi-weekly payroll cycles, i.e. time cards, registers, etc.
  • Manage talent inquiries by working with various teams to provide comprehensive responses
  • Commit to furthering individual industry knowledge and professional growth & development
  • Additional responsibilities as required

COMPETENCIES:

  • Accountability
  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Client Focus
  • Inclusiveness
  • Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Results Orientation
  • Team Focus
  • Multi-tasking

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in accounting/finance
  • 2+ years of experience in payroll
  • Proven proficiency and experience in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office and Excel
  • General accounting knowledge – G/L, A/P, A/R, invoicing, and bank reconciliations

DESIRED CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Strong communication and collaborative skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and accuracy
  • Extensive experience with data entry and record keeping
  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience with QuickBase, a plus
  • Experience with Paylocity, a plus
  • Organized, detailed, and communicative
  • Team player with a collaborative disposition
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to interact with all personality types and behaviors; flexibility
  • Tech savvy
  • Sharp and articulate
  • Discreet (working with talent etc.)
  • On time and punctual, ability to work against deadlines
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with a high-volume email/workload
  • Professional demeanor at all times

What You’ll Get:

  • Robust benefits package with employer contribution
  • Unlimited vacation time
  • WFH flexibility
  • Paid parental leave
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Casual dress code & open office environment
  • A rewarding career at an industry-leading company with a strong mission and passionate team

ABOUT DEAR MEDIA:

Dear Media (DM) is the largest podcast network focused on strong female voices and audiences. Founded in 2018, DM hosts 40+ podcasts fronted by top-tier talent and has a following of more than 25M across social channels. DM is building the podcast network of the future through a 360 degree business model, providing unparalleled support from concept to editorial, production, distribution, and commerce extensions. Due to its highly engaged and vast consumer audience, the network attracts global brands and digital savvy partners including American Express, Adidas, Fossil, Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Maybelline, Chevrolet, Fabletics, Microsoft, and LinkedIn. Highly Crafted. Compelling Voices. Experience Dear Media.



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