Cost Accountant
Glam Media - Brisbane, CA

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San Francisco Bay Area (Brisbane)

Glam Media is the leading provider of social lifestyle content on the web. We have built an online ecosystem that brings together consumers, content creators and brand advertisers around shared interests that drive some of the most powerful connections between people – online and beyond.

We’ve recently been ranked in the top 10 of the Wall Street Journal’s annual ranking of the top 50 U.S. companies backed by venture capital. Glam is ranked #1 in online Lifestyles according to ComScore. We are building a company that has 356 Million unique visitors a month and over 60 Billion premium brand ads!

We are always on the search for outstanding employees with an entrepreneurial spirit to join our team and support our mission.

We are currently seeking a Cost Accountant to join our team for a fulltime position. Glam is a consumer oriented media company that operates with a fast paced environment. The Cost Accountant for the Publisher and COGS accounting team will be the key driver of the publisher and other COGS processes. Our COGS includes traffic acquisition costs (TAC) paid to our global network of publishers and other delivery costs (Other COGS). The Cost Accountant will be working closely with cross-functional teams and resolves any issues related to these processes. This individual will also be responsible for monthly/quarterly/year end close for COGS and OCOGS. Additionally, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to make recommendations to current processes and systems to improve efficiency.

A little about the role:
Review and understand the non-standard publisher contracts and maintain the non-standard contract tracker.

Work closely with AP system team to ensure that publishers are set up correctly in the system as vendors per the contract terms.

Work closely with AP system team and Network (Publisher relationship) team to resolve any issues related to publisher process (like payments, contracts, etc.).

Work closely with Operation team to understand different categories of vendor costs (Other COGS) associated with the campaigns and ensure that the correct information is used for month/quarter end booking.

Prepare the monthly publisher payment file and ensure the accuracy of the payments before submitting to AP for processing.

Prepare COGS TAC, Other COGS, Intercompany Rev/COGS, Deferred COGS journal entries and related account reconciliations on a monthly basis.

Reconcile the monthly publisher accruals against the actual payments and prepare the true-up entry, if needed.

Review and validate Other COGS vendor invoices and provide the correct COGS accounting codes to AP team for processing.

Identify inefficiencies in current processes and provide recommendations for improvement.

Prepare monthly and quarterly flux analyses related to COGS/OCOGS

Assist in quarterly internal and external audits

Provide analytical ad-hoc report as needed to upper management.

A little about you:
B.S. degree in finance or accounting

Minimum 3 years of finance/accounting experience; media experience a plus

Experience in middle market sized public company is preferred ($250MM)

Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

Excellent attention to detail, strong problem solving skills, and the ability to work successfully and effectively on cross-functional teams

Ability to interpret and summarize data to assist management in achieving strategic and operational goals

Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines

Ability to work in a fast pace, high-growth environment

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Strong computer skills (MS Office, Excel (vlook-up, pivot), Word, Outlook, etc.)

If this sounds like you in a nutshell, please send us your resume. We’d love to chat!

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