Refinery29 is hiring a

Production Accountant

New York, United States

About us:

Refinery29 is the leading digital media company for young women. Our mission is to be a catalyst for women to feel, see, and claim their power by delivering optimistic and diverse creativity, storytelling, and points of view. Focused around core values of individuality, inclusivity, and impact, we create content that speaks to 360 degrees of a woman’s life, including editorial articles, original video programming, and shareable social content across a variety of platforms and live experiences. Our content sits at the intersection of style and substance, helping our audience live a more informed and inspired life.

About the team:

This role sits with our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team and works most closely with our Finance Director and the Video Production Team at Refinery29. This individual will also have a dotted line to the controller’s team for vendor/AP related transactions.

Responsibilities:

  • Tracking and managing Video’s spend on all projects. We are looking for someone who can stay on top of multiple corporate AmEx cards, purchase requisitions and invoices. All spend must be correctly allocated by project in time to meet company deadlines
  • Inputting JEs as needed and verifying accuracy of the general ledger by project
  • Assisting with strategic budgeting, forecasting and reporting needs
  • Leading implementation of MediaWeb for the Video department
  • Managing communication and workflow between Video and Finance. We need someone with an entrepreneurial attitude who thrives in a rapidly growing environment
  • Providing analytical inputs such as budget vs. actual variance analysis
  • Organizing requisitions in our system, multiple vendors for projects, payments that need processing, supplies that need purchasing, etc.
  • Investigating discrepancies between invoices, receipts and contractual language
  • Collaborating published and non-published assets with the Programming team and determining which costs need to be moved to the Balance Sheet
  • Monthly reconciliation of the Balance Sheet, specific to the Video department

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of accounting experience
  • Must have prior experience as a production accountant
  • A master-organizer with plenty of ambition, hustle, and drive
  • Amiable and collaborative personality. But you should also be able to push back on suppliers, vendors, or internal groups when it comes to following company policy!
  • ERP (Netsuite, Coupa or similar) experience is a huge plus
  • Prior MediaWeb experience is a huge plus

Additional Information:

Refinery29 is firmly committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or veteran status, or physical or mental disability.

Refinery29 does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Refinery29 employees or any other company location. Refinery29 is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.