As the Accounting Associate, you will be involved in some of the most critical aspects of the finance and accounting functions including financial reporting, technical accounting research, preparing and monitoring key operational metrics, and developing organization wide control processes. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-growing media startup!
Have significant responsibility related to all aspects of the monthly close. You’ll work closely with the Finance Director to ensure accurate and timely reporting that will help efficient decision-making at the management and operational level
Ensure financial transactions are recorded accurately and timely, ensure accounts are reconciled, accruals are appropriate, assets are capitalized and depreciated according to policy, and expenses are properly allocated
Prepare and analyze monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial reports including financial statements, budget and forecasts
Provide assistance and support for annual audits, tax and regulatory filings and other management reports
Utilize QuickBooks financials to provide meaningful analysis and reporting to management, and assist with a RFP and implementation of a new accounting system
Assist with accounting, reporting and analysis of travel and expense activity
Assist in the documentation and implementation of organization wide control processes for various functions
Work cross-functionally with content and product teams to understand the implications of new business initiatives and assist in the development of adequate reporting
As Luminary continues to expand, you’ll be involved in scaling up the Company’s systems and processes. You’ll take a large role in ensuring compliance and optimization of accounting and tax structures
Unlimited paid time-off
Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
Discounted gym membership
Monthly all-hands, company-wide meetings to foster our transparent culture
Incredible opportunity for growth within the company
Fun work environment with a great office location in the Gold Coast
An unmatched team!
About The Candidate
BA/BS in Accounting with outstanding academic credentials; CPA preferred
2 – 4 of experience working at a Big 4 public accounting firm, or at a fast-paced high growth start-up
Strong accounting fundamentals required including hands-on experience with account reconciliations, variance analysis, accruals and cash flow analysis. Exposure to budgeting and forecasting is beneficial
Experience with preparation of financial statement disclosures, footnotes and supporting documentation
QuickBooks or other accounting platform financials general ledger
Experience with Concur or other Travels & Expense reporting systems is beneficial
Organized and independent; a self-starter who is comfortable taking on significant responsibility
Strong analytical and communication skills; you’re able to analyze a problem, pay attention to details, work through a solution, and discuss your analysis
Excellent presentation, verbal, and writing skills are required
Ability to do with right thing under stress and tight deadlines commensurate with a fast-growing start-up environment
A hard-worker who takes ownership of (and pride in) their work
About Luminary Media
Luminary. We are podcasts.
Luminary is an internet-based audio entertainment subscription service. Our mission is to inform, educate, and entertain the world. To do this, we are building a podcast ecosystem that aims to bring together listeners and creators on a beautifully designed platform with industry-leading innovation. With 42 million weekly podcast listeners, growing at 20% per year, we are building a better podcast community for all.