Accounting Assistant (Assistant Business Manager)

Townsquare Media - Missoula, MT3.5

Full-time
Job Title: Accounting Assistant

Reports To: Regional Business Manager

Department: Accounting

Summary

Handles a variety of accounting and general office activities by performing the following duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Processes and reviews account payables, cash receipts, credit applications, trade, accounts receivable and billing activity
  • Approves traffic orders on a daily basis
  • Assists with month-end closing responsibilities including commission calculations, journal entries postings, balance sheet reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Maintains contact with customers and outside vendors
  • Audits invoices and researches discrepancies
  • Ensures all financial deadlines and due dates are met in a timely manner
  • Prepares sales/tax use spreadsheet and files sales tax forms with the state each month or quarter as needed
  • Maintains personnel files, ensuring all files are updated properly
  • Processes daily and weekly revenue reports for management
  • Maximizes office productivity through proficient use of appropriate software applications
Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience

BA/BS in Accounting or Finance preferred; 1-2 years accounting experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Math Ability

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook; Internet, Accounting and Database software. Great Plains experience is preferred but not required.

About us

Townsquare is a media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company principally focused on small and mid-sized markets across the U.S. Our assets include 318 radio stations and more than 325 local websites in 67 U.S. markets ( http://www.townsquaremedia.com/local-media/overview ), approximately 550 live events with nearly 18 million attendees each year in the U.S. and Canada, a digital marketing solutions company serving more than 11,750 small to medium sized businesses, and one of the largest digital advertising networks focused on music and entertainment reaching more than 50 million unique visitors each month. Our brands include iconic local media assets such as WYRK ( http://wyrk.com/ ), KLAQ ( http://klaq.com/ ), K2 ( http://k2radio.com/ ) and NJ101.5 ( http://nj1015.com/ ); acclaimed music festivals such as Mountain Jam ( http://mountainjam.com/ ), WE Fest ( http://wefest.com/ ) and the Taste of Country Music Festival ( http://tasteofcountryfestival.com/ ); unique touring lifestyle and entertainment events such as the America on Tap ( http://americaontap.com/ ) craft beer festival series, the Insane Inflatable 5K ( http://insaneinflatable5k.com/ ) obstacle race series and North American Midway Entertainment ( http://www.namidway.com/ ), North America's largest mobile amusement company; and leading tastemaker music and entertainment owned and affiliated websites such as XXLMag.com ( http://www.xxlmag.com/ ), TasteofCountry.com ( http://tasteofcountry.com/ ), Loudwire.com ( http://loudwire.com/ ) and BrooklynVegan.com ( http://www.brooklynvegan.com/ ). Additionally, Townsquare also operates Townsquare Cares, a non-profit organization that seeks to better the lives of troops and their families.

TOWNSQUARE MEDIA BROADCASTING, LLC MAINTAINS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE AND IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. APPLICANTS MUST BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK IN THE U.S.

Townsquare Media provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Townsquare Media complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Townsquare Media expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Townsquare Media's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.