Junior Accountant

| Santa Monica
The Junior Accountant will participate in all activities related to the accounting department and is primarily responsible for the fundamental aspects of Hawke’s financial recordkeeping. This includes recording financial transactions, managing accounts and account reconciliation, tracking and organizing partner payments, new contracts/customers, accounts receivable collections, researching and resolving discrepancies as well as other duties in a thriving fast paced startup. 

Responsibilities:

  • Perform day-to-day accounting transactional recordkeeping 
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of assigned financial transactions which may include accounts payable, accounts receivable
  • Accounts receivable collections
  • Managing invoices distributions
  • Establish and maintain accurate and appropriate records to ensure data integrity
  • Managing payables with vendors and third party service organization
  • Credit card program / expense review
  • Complete account reconciliations and account analysis, general ledger maintenance
  • Research and resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities in a timely manner
  • Respond to internal and external customer inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with multiple departments
  • Ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Help implement process improvement and procedures for future scale

Qualifications and experience

  • BS/BA required
  • 0 to 3 years of experience in accounting preferred
  • Basic accounting knowledge
  • Looking for someone who thrives in a start-up environment
  • Eager, go getter who will take ownership of tasks and growth
  • Proactive self-started
  • Proficient Microsoft Office; Advanced Excel Skills required
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) preferred
  • Able to work on multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines
  • Accurate, extremely organized and highly detail-oriented
  • Strong work ethic, strives for excellence and creating value.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and discretion
  • Knowledge of financial systems – QuickBooks experience preferred
  • PCI compliance knowledge a plus
  • Basic accounting knowledge

What Hawke Offers:

  • A ridiculously awesome work environment - equal parts laid-back startup and motivated meritocracy
  • An executive team that has scaled startups in the past 
  • Tons of training opportunities, including weekly education, book clubs, online courses, paid live courses, and a highly skilled team to learn from/with
  • Great opportunities to grow your technical skills and grow into a leader in the creative space
  • 401K, Healthcare, Vision, Dental and unlimited vacations (we value performance and reward accordingly!)
  • Dog friendly environment

We provide the strategy, guidance, and execution to launch, grow, and invigorate businesses of all sizes, in all categories. Our outsourced CMO value prop is taking the digital marketing world by storm. It’s why we’re one ofInc.’s fastest growing companies in the country. We’ve got no plans to slow down anytime soon, and we’re staffing up our operations team to support our growth. At Hawke, we work hard, but we chill harder - we’re proud to be one ofGlassdoor’s 50 best places to work in the country!

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Location

1640 5th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401

What are Hawke Media Perks + Benefits

Hawke Media Benefits Overview

A ridiculously awesome work environment - equal parts laid-back startup and motivated meritocracy

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
We value performance and reward accordingly!
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Dog friendly office, beach days, company retreats, sports leagues, yoga, company-wide meetings, guest speakers
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
We reimburse up to $1500 toward education in your field

Additional Perks + Benefits

At Hawke Media, we have three simple rules to live by:

Get $#!+ Done
Learn Quickly
Be Cool

This is what drives us to constantly improve as marketers, coworkers, and human beings. It’s why our clients love us and how we earned Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for 2017.

If you think you have what it takes to join the fastest growing digital marketing agency in the country, check out our current openings.

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