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Senior Accountant, Accounts Receivable

| Greater NYC Area

Fluent, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNT), is a fast-growing company transforming online advertising through a commitment to performance and people-based marketing. Backed by a powerful team of experts, Fluent’s customer acquisition platform uses real-time, self-reported consumer insights to help our clients reach, acquire, and retain their ideal customers. As the company continues to grow, the team is proud to be a premier acquisition partner to hundreds of leading brands; we also have a shiny trophy case with some tokens from Crain’s and Forbes.

This role will report to the Controller and will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely revenue reporting. The senior accountant is responsible for preparing month end close reconciliations and accruals as well as supervise and develop the Staff Accountant(s). This role will also play a critical part in process improvements and documentation, increasing team members’ effectiveness and ability to provide valuable insights. The job requires strong organization skills, attention to detail, a strong foundation in accounting fundamentals. Experience with SOX controls is a plus.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Revenue:

  • Oversee internal revenue tracking systems to ensure accurate usage and maintenance
  • Supervise invoicing and collections process; work with internal teams to improve and decrease DSO
  • Identify and lead improvements for scalable processes with strong controls
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis to support internal teams as required
  • Lead and develop junior team members
  • Review & approve credit applications processed by staff accountant
  • Key role in quarterly audits

Month-End Close:

  • Manage month-end close process for revenue accounts
  • Analyze budget vs. forecasted SGA variances
  • Prepare and book monthly revenue accrual
  • Review monthly account reconciliations and analyze variances
  • Prepare correcting journal entries (reclass and others)
  • Budget for bad debt

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

This role is an opportunity to further develop in all areas of accounting in a fast-paced, technology focused, mid-size company. In addition to an undergraduate degree/studies in Business, Accounting, Finance or 3-6 years of related work experience, the ideal candidate will be:

  • Confident & humble. You’re comfortable acknowledging what you don’t know, give others the benefit of the doubt, and excited about leveraging your natural strengths.
  • Passionate about what you do. You’re excited about being a part of Fluent, eager to contribute and learn, ask a lot of questions and proactively look for improvements.
  • Thorough & accurate. You don’t consider the work complete until you have all the information needed. “Do it once & do it right” is your motto!
  • Highly organized. You’re able to manage multiple priorities and work with a high sense of urgency.
  • A creative problem solver. You don’t stop when you hit a speed bump and enjoy figuring out the best path forward and reach your destination.
  • Positive. You are a curious and constant learner, where every day and every task is an opportunity to learn. Challenges are opportunities to showcase your skills.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3-6 Years of experience
  • Strong, highly diplomatic, communication skills
  • Aptitude for improving accounting operations
  • Comfortable with technology and software, including Outlook and Excel
  • Experience with Oracle, Quickbooks and/or any Accounting ERP required
  • CPA, public company experience and/or entrepreneurial environment strongly preferred

WHAT’S NEXT

We take a lot of care to ensure this role and the candidate are a good match. To help us do that, all applicants must submit a cover letter along with a resume. So tell us what you’re about, why you are interested in this role, and why you think this will be a good match! Please note, resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Benefits

At Fluent, we like what we do and we like who we do it with. Our team is a tight-knit crew of go-getters; we love to celebrate our successes! In addition to two fully-stocked kitchens, catered breakfast and lunch, and free workout classes on site, our office manager keeps the calendar stocked with activity-filled events. When we’re not eating, working out, or planning parties, Fluent folks can be found participating in recreational sports leagues, networking with She Runs It, and bonding with across teams during quarterly outings to baseball games, fancy dinners, and pizza-making classes. And we have all the practical benefits, too…

  • Competitive salary
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Ample career and professional growth opportunities
  • Open office space for team collaboration
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K with generous employer match
  • The amazing opportunity to work for a high-flying performance marketing company!
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    Location

    33 Whitehall St., New York, NY 10004

    An Insider's view of Fluent, Inc.

    What’s the vibe like in the office?

    “The best thing about working at Fluent is the culture. It’s fun and relaxing but we get things done!”

    Ellie

    Senior Accountant, Finance

    How does the company support your career growth?

    "I started at Fluent as an Intern and to grow with the company is a personal joy. I learn from and work with people I trust, and as a result, I'm really proud of all the work we do."

    Mina

    Campaign Manager, Performance Ad Operations

    What are Fluent, Inc. Perks + Benefits

    Fluent, Inc. Benefits Overview

    At Fluent, we like what we do and we like who we do it with. Our team is a tight-knit crew of go-getters; we love to celebrate our successes! In addition to two fully-stocked kitchens, catered breakfast and lunch, and free workout classes on site, our office manager keeps the calendar stocked with activity-filled events. When we’re not eating, working out, or planning parties, Fluent folks can be found participating in recreational sports leagues, networking with She Runs It, and bonding with across teams during quarterly outings to baseball games, fancy dinners, and pizza-making classes. And we have all the practical benefits, too…

    -Competitive salary
    -Discounted gym memberships
    -Ample career and professional growth opportunities
    -Open office space for team collaboration
    -Health, dental, and vision insurance
    -401K with generous employer match
    -The amazing opportunity to work for a high-flying performance marketing company!

    Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
    Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
    Disability Insurance
    Dental Benefits
    Vision Benefits
    Health Insurance Benefits
    Life Insurance
    Pet Insurance
    Wellness Programs
    Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
    401(K)
    401(K) Matching
    Company Equity
    Performance Bonus
    Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
    Generous Parental Leave
    Flexible Work Schedule
    Remote Work Program
    Family Medical Leave
    Vacation & Time Off Benefits
    Unlimited Vacation Policy
    Paid Holidays
    Paid Sick Days
    Perks & Discounts
    Beer on Tap
    Casual Dress
    Commuter Benefits
    Company Outings
    Game Room
    Stocked Kitchen
    Some Meals Provided
    Happy Hours
    Fitness Subsidies
    Professional Development Benefits
    Job Training & Conferences
    Tuition Reimbursement
    Diversity Program
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