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Staff Accountant

Advantage Media Group has an exciting opportunity for a staff accountant. Advantage works with top tier business professionals to position, promote, and market them as the thought leader and expert in their industry, community, or marketplace.

The mission for the Staff Accountant is to provide direct support to the VP of Finance. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for managing the processing, tracking, budgeting and collections of Accounts Receivable and will contribute in the Royalties compilation and review process.

The outcomes expected of this position include:

  • Manage the processing, tracking and collections of Accounts Receivable
  • Prepare Accounts Receivable cashflow/budgeting statements 
  • Contribute to the quarterly royalty compilation and review process
  • Provide timely support and communicate info effectively to Advantage Authors/Customers
  • Participate in weekly, monthly and quarterly Finance department meetings

The responsibilities of the position are as follows:

  • Maintain accurate financial records and accounts
  • General Ledger functions
  • Provide world-class customer service and hospitality through all interactions with customers and vendors on behalf of the company.
  • Coordinate and execute financial reports in support of meetings
  • Provide timely support & communicate info effectively throughout departments of Advantage

Competencies of the position:

  • Analytical Skills - Able to structure and process qualitative and quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits a probing mind and achieve penetrating insights.
  • Attention to Detail - Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail projects
  • Honesty/Integrity - Does not cut corners ethically. Earns trust and maintains confidence. Does what is right, not just politically expedient. Speaks plainly and truthfully.
  • Organizing and Planning - Plans, organizes, schedules and budgets in an efficient manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  • Work Ethic - Possesses a strong willingness to work hard and sometimes work long hours to get the job done.

Job qualifications:

  • Must have a PASSION for finance and accounting
  • Must be EXTREMELY detail oriented, organized, able to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Understanding of accounting information systems and general ledger functions
  • Must be resourceful and able to overcome obstacles on his/her own
  • Superior communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Strong organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Desire to meaningfully contribute to the success of a growing organization
  • Strong bookkeeping skills and sound knowledge of accounting systems
  • At least 1 year experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping
  • Experience with Quickbooks, Excel and Salesforce (a big plus)
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required

Position is in our Charleston, SC headquarters. Team Members are eligible for benefits package after a 3 month review.

Advantage is an entrepreneurial, high growth company with opportunity for advancement and lots of upward mobility for the right individual. Professional development programs offered. We offer great Vacation/PTO benefits, a great Medical/Dental program, 401K program with company contribution and other nice perks. We highly value and respect our team members.

Advantage was proudly named one of the 2013, 2014 & 2015 Best Places to Work in South Carolina.

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