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BuzzFeed // news & entertainment content
Product, Full Time    Los Angeles or New York    Posted: Monday, June 06, 2022
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About BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed (Ticker: BZFD) is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture & commerce, our brands drive conversation & inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, & obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news & entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, & creative; & inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders & creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks & HuffPost to come.

The Role

We have an opening for a Senior Accountant, Production in our LA or NY office (a hybrid work environment, working from the office & home).  Reporting to our Manager, Production Accounting, you will be responsible for accurate & timely reporting of production spend across our many content groups.  In addition, the candidate will assist with some internal controls documentation & audit testing from external auditors, as needed. The candidate will also assist the existing accounting team with various ad-hoc projects as necessary. 

As a member of a growing & fast-paced team, you will be an integral part of the Accounting team to support BuzzFeed's advancing business. Process driven, strong communication, strong attention to details & a sense of ownership are necessary for this role. 

You Will

  • Be responsible for processing & managing production spend submissions for accurate cost reporting both domestic & international.
  • Manage CASHet card initiations, e-payment tracking, & weekly spend capture within SmartAccounting
  • Reconcile monthly international credit card spend & manage receipt submissions within SmartAccounting.
  • Reconcile monthly the trial balances & data activity for corporate reporting.
  • Liaison with production teams efficiently & with a high level of customer service
  • Analyze data, find & correct errors, & ensure all transactions are properly recorded by mastering coding & department procedures for all spend.
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Able to effectively communicate with internal stakeholders & external vendors 
  • Have strong attention to detail while working & analyzing large volume of data
  • Demonstrate the ability to work autonomously & perform tasks with minimal direction & error free
  • Continually increase skill set & actively contribute to improvement of processes.
  • Assist with quarterly & annual audit requests, such as preparing supporting documentation & schedules while continually support on-going audit efforts & process documentation
  • Special ad hoc projects & reports as needed

You Have

  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 3-6 years accounting experience, including 1-2 years production accounting experience
  • Must be proficient in Excel, Word & G-Suite tools 
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Flexible & adaptable based on changing business needs & environment.
  • Ability to analyze large volume of data with a strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency in EP Products (SmartAccounting, SmartStart) preferred
  • Proficiency with CASHet preferred

Life at BuzzFeed

We celebrate inclusion & are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are  proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, & will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

You can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal & professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, & more
  • An attractive & equitable compensation package, including salary & stock options.
  • A generous benefits program featuring paid time off, unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym & wellness discounts, & much more.

We want all employees to feel safe & comfortable when they engage in any in-person meetings, when visiting the office, or when working from an offsite production or meeting location. As part of this commitment to health & safety, BuzzFeed requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees. Requests for accommodation per applicable law for health and/or religious reasons will be considered. Union employees are subject to what is outlined in their applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Note: BuzzFeed offers remote/flexible work (unless specified to be required to be in-person) & open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TX, VA, WA, & WV. For non sales roles, we can also hire in AK, AR, AZ, ID, KS, MO, ND, SC, & VT.

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