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Accounting Clerk

Posted by
Independent Television Service
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San Francisco, CA
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Published 23 days ago

About

Winner of more than 40 Emmy Awards, ITVS is public media’s leading incubator and presenter of documentary film. We partner with filmmakers who bring untold stories to public media to make a difference in the world. For over 25 years, we’ve been committed to diversity on both sides of the camera, helping filmmakers tell and share vital stories that are reflective of our society.

Summary

The person in this role will report to the Accounting Manager and will help support all facets of accounting. Responsibilities include: working closely with, and providing support to the accounting / finance unit; helping to maintain accounting systems with up-to-date information; helping to ensure the accurate processing of ITVS financial transactions, and supporting the processing of accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash receipts, fixed assets and maintenance of the general ledger.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Act as a point of contact for staff by providing accounting protocol guidance and support.
  • Enters and reviews transactions, support documents, journal postings, etc. for accuracy, consistency, authorizations and compliance.
  • Help maintain financial records and files vendor related documents (W-9s, ACH Authorizations, invoices, contracts, etc.)
  • Print checks, posts expenses to all ledgers and organizes checks for authorized signatures. 
  • Assist in processing ACH batches.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with internal and external customers through timely and accurate payment and response to inquiries.
  • Help manage and reconcile monthly credit card statements: American Express and Chase cards.
  • Help maintain producer contract files and supporting documents.
  • Help maintain contract payable reports.   
  • Help prepare Journal Entries.
  • Assist in the preparation of the budget versus actual reports monthly.
  • Assist with month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes.
  • Help maintain the company's system of accounts and keeps books and records on all company transactions and assets.
  • Monitor transactions in accounting systems for clearing and outstanding items.
  • Support with the facilitation and coordination of the organization’s annual independent audit. Assist with the preparation of audit schedules and financial reports.
  • Assist with the Finance unit’s administrative functions including special projects and reporting.
  • Contribute to developing ITVS culture by proactively participating in institutional programs and staff events.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed.

Competencies

  1. A commitment to social impact work and engagement in a variety of social, economic, and cultural perspectives.
  2. Cares about principles associated with diversity and inclusion; willing and wanting to support the voices and visions of underrepresented communities, and reflect the interests and concerns of a diverse society.
  3. Strong writing and oral communication skills.
  4. Very detail-oriented and takes care to be accurate with those details.
  5. Quick learner who possesses a naturally analytical mind.
  6. Capable of solving problems, possesses sound judgment, practical and solution-oriented.
  7. Ability to stay focused, highly organized, produce reliable results, meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
  8. Proactive, self-motivated and self-directed with demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritize tasks, and think proactively.
  9. Able to adapt to new assignments and work well without constant supervision.
  10. Excellent interpersonal skills and “can do” attitude; able to work effectively and collaboratively cross-functionally; enjoys participating and interacting with staff.
  11. Willing to support leadership’s decision and direction in a positive, professional and cooperative manner.
  12. Willingness to tackle matters outside the area of expertise.
  13. Enjoys working as a team member as well as independently.

Requirements

  1. Required: Minimum of 1 year of work experience in accounting or related discipline; or a combination of education and experience that demonstrates the required qualifications and skills is acceptable.
  2. Preferred: 1-2 years of accounts receivable and accounts payable experience.
  3. Preferred: Experience with internet research, Google Workspace, NetSuite and Asana.
  4. Preferred: BA/BS in Accounting or Finance or Business Management with an emphasis in Accounting.
  5. Preferred: Work experience in non-profit accounting.

Compensation

This is an exempt position that offers a base salary of $52,000.00 with a robust benefits package.

Cover Letters

It's important for you to know we love cover letters, they help us understand why you are interested in working at ITVS and they show us how you express yourself in writing. We will prioritize applicants who provide a cover letter. 

ITVS aspires to make the online job application process accessible to any and all users.

If you have a disability that impacts your ability to complete the application process, and would like to request assistance or accommodation, please contact us at jobs@ITVS.org

We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any bias including race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability or national origin. 

Lastly, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About

Winner of more than 40 Emmy Awards, ITVS is public media’s leading incubator and presenter of documentary film. We partner with filmmakers who bring untold stories to public media to make a difference in the world. For over 25 years, we’ve…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    June 24, 2022
Salary
At least USD $52,000
/ year

Benefits

Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance, FSA, 403(b), 403(b) Employer Contribution, Commuter Benefits...

Medical/Vision/Dental/Life Insurance, FSA, 403(b), 403(b) Employer Contribution, Commuter Benefits...

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
1435 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

How to Apply

Please apply at https://itvs.org/about/jobs and be sure to submit a Resume AND Cover Letter.

Please apply at https://itvs.org/about/jobs and be sure to submit a Resume AND Cover Letter.

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