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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/22/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Accounts Payable - Account Receivable Clerk
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Skyword | Boston, MA
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Job Description

Skyword moves brands - and their content - forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their customers. With a powerful combination of enterprise-class technology, authentic voices, and professional services, Skyword propels clients' content marketing programs to new levels of excellence. Skyword is a private equity backed company headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington DC.

The AP/AR Clerk will manage a general range of accounting functions such as support team members with processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, collections and researching issues. In addition, she/he will be key in building key relationships with vendors and customers, ensuring compliance and driving department efficiencies.

Key responsibilities:

* Perform all aspects of the AP/AR functions by invoice processing in ERP; identify errors/discrepancies and resolve before processing;


* Customer and Vendor Relations, and other related matters;


* Develops, implements and maintains systems, procedures and policies, including AP/AR functions to ensure adherence to company guidelines;


* Provides accounting assistance to managers and operations staff; responds to financial questions/concerns to meet business needs;


* Reconcile monthly vendor statements to ensure that all invoices are processed timely;


* Research and resolve any outstanding balances on vendor accounts;


* Perform collection communications to ensure customer invoices are paid timely;


* Communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, with department co-workers and internal customers;


* Work with vendors to obtain more favorable credit terms.


* Perform other responsibilities as assigned.



Minimum Requirements:

* Highly professional individual, capable of handling demands effectively


* Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface/communicate with staff as well as with internal and external vendors/customers


* Demonstrated experience with process improvement


* Must be able to work with accuracy in a high-volume environment


* Self-starter with problem solving skills; ability to work independently and take a proactive approach to tasks and projects to accomplish objectives in a timely manner with minimal supervision



Education/Experience:

* Associates/college degree in business or a related field is required OR 3 years of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable experience


* Intacct knowledge a plus



Compensation and Benefits

Competitive market-based salary. Medical, dental, life, progressive parental leave, and disability insurance plans; equity; 401(k) plans with employer matching contribution; three weeks paid vacation; 11 paid holidays; 10 sick days; 2 half day volunteer days; and an open, friendly work environment.

Skyword is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

About Skyword

Skyword is the leading content production platform. Skyword's content production platform enables brands and media companies to acquire and engage customers by efficiently producing quality, brand-aligned content optimized for search and the social web. Content is essential for reaching and engaging customers, but the creation process is messy, chaotic and immeasurable. Skyword's platform makes it easy to produce, optimize, and promote content at any scale. Skyword is a privately held, privately funded company headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Investors include Allen & Company, Progress Ventures and American Public Media Group.