Media Staff Accountant
Bliss Point Media is a rapidly growing performance media advertising agency startup based in Santa Monica that combines world-class media capabilities with cutting-edge statistics and computer science. Using technology as a differentiator, Bliss Point Media brings modern statistical and computational techniques to bear on our clients’ biggest marketing opportunities across linear TV and streaming/OTT video platforms. Our approach provides our clients with unique and powerful tools to maximize the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns while providing an experience of strategic depth and flawless execution. We work with some of the world’s most recognizable new brands as well as established companies that want to rewrite their media playbook.
We are looking for a self-motivated, hard working, and detail-oriented individual to join the Finance and Operations team. This is a great position for someone who has some accounting or media experience and is looking for career growth and the opportunity to make a significant contribution to our team. You will be integral to ensuring that cash flows are managed effectively as we continue to exponentially scale the business. We pride ourselves on being small and scrappy do-it-yourselfers who work together to question the status quo of the business and provide exceptional value for our customers.
Responsible for weekly and monthly linear and streaming accounts payable with tv and streaming networks
Research variances in expected vs actual bills received
Own accounts payable activities to ensure the accuracy of entries and timeliness of paying our vendors
Work with media operations team to determine media completeness and and post-log version control
Research projects related to media accounting and accounts payable
Vendor outreach and relationship maintenance
Assist with month-end close process
Assist with bank and credit card reconciliations and preparing and analyzing departmental spend
Support accounting team and ensure backup documentation is properly filed and organized
Background & Competencies
Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance preferred
2 years of relevant experience
General accounting knowledge
Advanced Excel skills (pivot tables, vlookup, etc.)
Netsuite experience a plus
Highly organized and detail oriented
Accuracy and attention to details with thoughtfulness and thoroughness
Exceptional decision-making skills
Trustworthy and able to maintain discretion and privacy
Support executive management team in ad-hoc projects in conjunction with senior accounting and finance staff
Path to CPA
Bliss Point Media is a startup, and we’re looking for someone who finds that exciting rather than intimidating. We’re profitable and will offer a competitive total compensation package to the right candidates depending on skills and experience.
Bliss Point offers full medical benefits (Blue Shield of California PPO plans), including dental and vision coverage. After 60 days of employment, you will be eligible for our uncapped vacation policy. After 6 months you would become eligible for the BPM 401K. The company also offers parking, a gym membership from BurnFit in Santa Monica, cell phone reimbursement and bonus opportunities, paid out based on individual and company performance on a quarterly basis. Not to mention, ocean views and lots of perks in our Santa Monica office!
All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. The company does not offer visa sponsorship at this time.