Staff Accountant

| Santa Monica
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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 would like to rewrite their media playbook.

This role is remote. Bliss Point Media has offices in Los Angeles, New York City, and Berkeley 

The Role

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

Compensation 

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. Salary is between $50-60k depending on skills and experience.

Benefits 

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.

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Location

We are located in the heart of Santa Monica right near the 3rd Street Promenade. Our office even has a fabulous rooftop with ocean views.

An Insider's view of Bliss Point Media

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Bliss Point was quick to adapt when the work from home era began. Our workplace technologies allowed for a seamless transition to a new normal, and our connectivity continues to grow. Outside of work, Bliss Point offers a wide range of opportunities to interact with our co-workers, from weekly coffee chats to company-wide trivia games!

Charlie

Senior Accountant

What does your typical day look like?

As a Media Specialist, we are the ones in charge of executing the media buys on behalf of our clients and from there, making sure that all media campaigns are running smoothly and efficiently. We communicate daily with our network partners as well as our internal client services team to ensure proper stewardship of all media campaigns.

Evan

Media Operations Specialist

How does the company support your career growth?

As I began expressing interest in the business development sector of the company, I felt supported and encouraged through hands-on learning opportunities, candid conversations regarding how I want to impact the work that we do, and role transition support when it came time to increase responsibilities.

Rochell

Manager of Business Development

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

I encourage collaboration. My team starts with a brainstorm, we identify how the results of our analysis will be applied to ensure we provide meaningful takeaways. After we define the process, my team conducts the research and analysis. I give them real-time feedback about their conclusions so they feel confident to deliver their recommendations.

Lauren

Director of Client Strategy and Analytics

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Bliss Point Media, the engineers work across teams to provide optimal support for our clients. Aside from ensuring we have a solid communication structure (via Slack and regular team syncs), we also continually solicit company-wide feedback so that everyone's requests are taken into account as our team prioritizes new features and improvements.

Alanna

Senior Software Engineer

What are Bliss Point Media Perks + Benefits

Bliss Point Media Benefits Overview

401k, Medical, Dental, Vision

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
We have a Wellness Stipend that employees can use for any mental or physical health purchases of their choice!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
We do quarterly reviews and each quarter employees receive bonus compensation.
Match charitable contributions
Our company does charity matching that can come straight from your paycheck to any organization of your choosing!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Team members can create clubs and have quarterly sponsored events. Anything from "Wine & Beer Club" to "Reality TV Club" - all ideas are welcome!
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Bliss Point Media offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Bliss Point Media hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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