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Accounting Associate

Company Description

Her Campus Media is the #1 media portfolio for college students and Gen Z. Our brands -- Her Campus, Spoon University, College Fashionista, InfluenceHer Collective, and Generation Hired -- reach an audience of over 10 million readers and 550K social followers, and count more than 50,000 influencers and student ambassadors at 1,600 colleges in our global network. Whether through content, resources, events, or other experiences, our mission is to support, celebrate, inspire, amplify, and equip Gen Z to realize their dreams as individuals and for society. We also power full-service, integrated marketing programs for the world’s top brands, who partner with us to create authentic, meaningful connections with our audience.

Her Campus Media is made up of passionate, entrepreneurial, ambitious doers who are fired up about cultivating the next generation of leaders and changemakers. We are a small but mighty team of individuals, most of whom identify as women, committed to continuing to build a dynamic and inclusive organization where we want to work. Visit our Careers page to learn more about our culture and what makes us tick at hercampusmedia.com/careers!

Job Description

Her Campus Media is seeking an accountant or bookkeeper to join our growing Finance & Administration team! We are offering a part-time, approximately 30+ hours per week, independent contractor position with the opportunity to grow into a full-time employment role at a flexible, fully remote company. 

This role reports to the Manager, Finance & Administration and works closely with the VP, Finance & Administration. This position is fully remote.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist with client communications and accounts receivable

  • Reconcile and record client payments

  • Prepare documentation for new client accounts

  • Record accounts payable invoices and transactions

  • Set up and maintain new vendor accounts 

  • Collect W9s from vendors

  • Assist in employee expense report preparation and review

  • Prepare schedules and worksheets in Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets

  • Monthly journal entries

  • Support and implement updated accounting policies and procedures

  • Assist in various other projects as required/needed

Qualifications

We believe the following will set you up for success in this role. If you don't have all of these qualifications, please still consider applying and tell us more about what makes you a great candidate for this role! We value unique perspectives, approaches and backgrounds. 

  • 2-3 years of experience as an accountant or bookkeeper

  • Bachelor’s or Associate's degree in accounting, finance or related field

  • Experience with Quickbooks Online and Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets

  • Comfortable communicating with various members of the organization across departments via email, Slack and video conferencing

  • Interested in and able to learn new technologies and workflows 

  • Experience with Asana, Google Suite, Expensify & bill.com is a plus

Salary Range: $25-$35/hour 

Final salary offered to the candidate selected for the position will be based on factors including but not limited to the candidate’s skills, experience, and other factors.

Additional Information

Interview Process & Expectations

To apply, click the “I’m interested” button to upload your resume and submit a cover letter. 

Our timeline is to make a hire by the end of the year, with a January 2, 2024 start date. You can expect approximately two rounds of interviews, including an initial phone screen and subsequent interviews with Manager, Finance & Administration and VP, Finance & Administration. 

Please refer to our Interview Prep Guide (hercampusmedia.com/careers/interview-prep) for a general overview of our hiring and interview process and what we look for in applications.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas. All of your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

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