Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivables

Job Title
Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivables
Job ID
27734010
Work Hybrid
Yes
Location
Atlanta,  GA 30318 Hybrid
Other Location
Description
Job Title:           Staff Accountant – Accounts Receivable   
Reports to:         Accounting Manager    
Location:            Atlanta - Hybrid
FLSA Status:      Exempt
           
Summary
As a member of the finance team, this position will primarily focus on the daily functions of accounts receivable and provide support and ad hoc reporting for the Accounting Manager and Controller.

WHO WE ARE:
UP Entertainment, home to UP Faith & Family, UPtv, AspireTV, AspireTV Life and Cine Romántico, is the destination for uplifting entertainment for passionate and diverse audiences across the leading cable, satellite, and streaming platforms. UP Faith & Family is the leading streaming service in uplifting entertainment and includes exclusive access to original productions from the UP Entertainment family of brands. UPtv is the trusted network for adults seeking positive programming with relatable stories about relationships, filled with love and laughter, through exclusive premiere movies, box-office hit films and beloved series. AspireTV is the premier network for Black culture and urban lifestyle programming featuring original productions in food, home and fashion. AspireTV Life is the first free ad supported streaming television (FAST) channel dedicated to sharing the experiences of the multicultural audience through cooking, fashion, travel, design and more. Additionally, UP Entertainment in partnership with PixL Dos, manages and distributes Cine Romántico, a free ad-supported streaming television (FAST) channel featuring the best of Hollywood TV romance movies in Spanish. UP Entertainment’s award-winning pro-social initiative, “UPlift Someone,” has inspired over 200 million people to uplift others through its social videos and dedicated UPlift Someone Facebook page and website.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Generate and distribute monthly sales invoices for UP, Aspire, and our partner Ovation, a network dedicated to sharing and supporting the arts.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries for sales related transactions for all companies.
  • Accurately post customer payments for ad sales, affiliate, and digital revenue
  • Closely monitor the Accounts Receivable and make routine calls to check on past due accounts.
  • Generate and distribute bi-weekly aging reports to Account Executives
  • Collaborate with sales department to resolve billing issues.
  • Promptly answer and resolve all customer billing inquiries.
  • Process credit inquiries on new customers
  • Maintain customer relations and update accounts as necessary
  • Preparation of monthly journal entries and various supporting schedules as
assigned.
  • Assist with special projects, as needed.

Education/Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance from an AACSB accredited college or university, or equivalent experience in accounts receivable.
  • At least 1-3 years accounting experience, preferably in Accounts Receivable
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Prior experience in the entertainment industry is a plus.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and other relevant internet software. Experience with
Great Plains, Dynamics 365, and Wide Orbit are a plus.

CERTIFICATIONS
This job currently has no certification requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job currently has no direct reports.

Other
This is a hybrid job role, with a combination of telecommuting workdays and in-office workdays.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal-employment principles and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. The terms and conditions of the application process and employment relationship are to be non-discriminatory—without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, marital status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation or any other protected category or class that may be applicable to you in the jurisdiction where you are employed. Moreover, in accordance with federal and applicable state and local law, we provide reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees’ sincerely held religious beliefs, practices, or observances that conflict with work requirements and for applicants and employees with known disabilities provided that such individuals are qualified to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without accommodation, and provided that any accommodations would not impose an undue hardship on the company or introduce a direct threat to the health and safety of the worksite employee with a disability or others. Any applicant or employee who requires a reasonable accommodation during the application process or to perform the essential functions of the job should contact a company manager, a company officer, or TriNet to request such an accommodation.

Application Process
To apply, submit your resume to Human Resources at https://j.brt.mv/jb.do?reqGK=27725596&refresh=true

For more information, visit www.uptv.com
 

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