WHO ARE WE?
Launch Potato is a digital media company with a portfolio of brands and technologies. As The Discovery and Conversion Company, Launch Potato's mission is to be the most innovative, tech-enabled media company connecting consumers to the world's leading brands.
The company is headquartered in vibrant downtown Delray Beach, Florida, with a unique international team across over a dozen countries. Launch Potato's success comes from a diverse, energetic culture and a high-performing, entrepreneurial team.
As an integral part of the finance team, you will be responsible for all aspects of Accounts Payable (AP), transactional accounting, maintaining the integrity of the general ledger and preparing monthly and interim financial statements, in accordance with established policies and procedures and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
We are looking for a results-driven, detail-oriented individual who has a history of making an impact to the business and ensuring all deadlines are met consistently. This role reports directly to the Corporate Controller.
SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE:
Perform the full accounting cycle for month-end closings and prepare financial statements
Prepare and record asset, liability, and expenses entries by compiling and analyzing account information, ensuring input accuracy and proper allocations
Ensure the integrity of accounting information; maintain subsidiary account balances by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions, etc. and resolving discrepancies
Drive projects, provide accounting guidance, and often serve as the first point of contact for finance and business partners to resolve issues with AP and occasionally with AR
Interpret and support detailed monthly expenses variance against prior year, budget, and forecasts
Analyze all expenses for accuracy and proper classification and completeness:
Responsible in analyzing transactions and documenting expense accruals using additional business information to ensure accuracy and completeness of expense capture
Review and adjust accordingly to ensure proper expense allocation
Perform reconciliation for all balance sheet accounts review for input accuracy
Reconcile multiple bank accounts and update weekly cashflow analysis
Maintain financial documentation according to policies and procedures
Assist in the year-end close and preparing annual financial statements
Support and assist with regards to budgets and forecasts for accounting related items
Assist and support in external audits, provide analytical schedules as well as preparing audit working paper as assigned
Support Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions and perform other accounting tasks, as needed
Take initiative and participate in ad hoc accounting projects as assigned
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:
4+ years experience in accounting, with primary experience in AP, General Ledger, and monthly close
Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited University or College
Experience working in high-growth, fast-paced environments, ideally with performance marketing and publisher partnerships
Impeccable levels of attention to detail paired with the ability to execute multiple priorities in a timely and communicative manner
Advanced experience with MS Excel (VLookUps, Pivot Tables, Advanced functions)
Prior experience with GL Platforms, including but not limited to QuickBooks, NetSuite, GP, etc. is required
Extensive knowledge of US GAAP, financial and accounting metrics, and principles
Experience working with external auditors in pulling schedules, backup materials, contracts, terms, etc.
Experience with 3rd party platforms (i.e., Expensify, Bill.com, etc.) reconciliations
Possess excellent judgment abilities and a high level of professional integrity
You thrive in a fast paced, changing environment and can work well independently or with teams
A self-starter attitude and are willing to take initiative on completely new projects and drive them to completion successfully
NICE TO HAVES:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is preferred
Ad Tracking Platforms
ERP integration/migration experience is ideal
Passion for managing others or the willingness to move into management
Understanding of Payroll/Benefit reconciliations
Audit experience at Public Accounting, Big 4, or large regional firms
Want to make your impact in a profitable, high-growth company? Apply now!
Since day one, we've been committed to having a diverse, inclusive team and culture. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity company. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion.
We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.