Staff Accountant - Solon - job 676103


Date: 04/08/2021

City: Solon, Ohio

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description

Findaway is an audio technology company, innovating every day to bring more audiobooks to more listeners around the globe. As the World's Audiobook Partner, we revolutionize the audiobook industry through products, technology, creation, and publishing. We are focused on making it possible for people all over the world to share their stories and we are using the power of audio to do it. Findaway has been awarded recognition as one of the fastest growing companies in Northeast Ohio and in America. We have been honored as one of the "Best Places to Work" in Northeast Ohio and have been on the Plain Dealer's Top Workplaces list. If you are looking to join a team of fearless Findawayers who aggressively pursue goals, share ideas, and bring every thought to the table in a high growth, entrepreneurial culture - check us out!

Job Description

Staff Accountant supporting Accounts Payable and General Accounting functions within the organization

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work within financial reporting systems implementing operating procedures to optimize productivity and efficiency of organization’s accounting practices; identify internal control issues and make recommendations to address

  • Manage payables and billings effectively monitoring, verifying and coding to ensure accuracy and timely payment; provide excellent customer experiences to vendor/payee inquiries

  • Serve as system administrator for third party payment processing platform responsible for user management, identifying and requesting system enhancements, resolving sync issues with ERP system, leading support meetings with provider, etc.

  • Assist with cash monitoring and management through accurate forecasting of disbursement requirements

  • Work closely with Findaway Voices/Audioworks team which is one of the fastest growing business segments in need of reporting, process improvements and automation in order to support scaling of the business

  • Support the month-end close process by providing analysis and preparing journal entries (balance sheet reconciliations, budget vs. actual variance analysis, etc.)

  • Perform monthly expense reviews with management to ensure organization’s operating expenses are in line with budgeted spends; report on risk and opportunities to facilitate financial projections throughout the year

  • Monitor and review employee travel expenses and the corporate visa program utilizing Concur platform and commercial bank software

  • Responsible for 1099-NEC, 1099-Misc and 1042-S tax reporting; precluded by supporting payee account set-up through the handling of inquiries about tax forms, U.S. tax treaties, withholding tax and foreign tax documents such as W-8BEN or W-8BEN-E



  • Must be very detail oriented with strong organizational and time management skills

  • Desire and demeanor to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment

  • Dedicated, friendly and professional team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be self-assured, tactful and supportive

  • Self-directed, motivated, with sound judgment

  • Committed to continuous self-improvement in a collaborative, values-driven environment

  • Strong commitment to the highest standards of personal and professional integrity

  • A bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting displaying a commitment to expanding the development of their finance and business experience.  Working knowledge of NetSuite (ERP) and Tipalti software a plus, but not required

  • Minimum one to three years of experience in a similar role/responsibility

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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