Antenna Group is a mission-driven integrated PR and Digital Marketing agency. We partner with companies at the heart of global conversations addressing the world’s biggest climate, real estate, and health-related opportunities.

As leaders in these spaces for over a decade, we are leading the Age of Adoption; the transition between research and innovation into a world where companies across the economy are furiously adopting sustainable, healthy equitable solutions. 

We celebrate differences among our staff and encourage everyone to be their authentic selves. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and remain committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, supportive, and respectful environment where each Ant feels a sense of dignity, belonging, and acceptance.

Reporting to the VP of Finance, the Accounting Manager will play a key role in supporting the financial tasks of the organization. This role will work closely with cross-functional team members throughout the organization, in addition to consultants and vendors to ensure the integrity of our financial reporting. The Accounting Manager will control the daily accounting operations and provide relevant information to assist with the monthly closing process.

This role can be based in our Hackensack, New Jersey office or New York City with weekly to bi-monthly days in the New Jersey office.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports including Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statements
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, anticipating future legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, filing financial reports, and tax planning/ compliance
  • Assist in Coordinating activities of external auditors

Cash Management: 

  • Monitor bank accounts through an online Treasury Management system, multiple credit card balances
  • Manage the company’s Line of Credit activity
  • Manage and maintain cash flow reporting on a weekly basis
  • Process intercompany cash transfers
  • Reconcile bank statements

Accounts Receivable: 

  • Manage the Accounting Associate responsible for Billing and Accounts Receivable
  • Assist in client cash collections and resolve any delinquent balances

Accounts Payable: 

  • Verifies accuracy of invoices received and approves payment within the financial system
  • Process automated expense reports with Expensify
  • Pay vendors via ACH & EFT
  • Pay credit cards and review monthly statements
  • Interact with vendors and internal staff to obtain invoices and troubleshoot issues

Payroll: 

  • Coordinate with Payroll Service Provider to process bi-weekly payroll
  • Maintain commissions calculations schedule to be approved by CFO and CEO
  • Reconcile and Record Payroll and related entries to GL

Month-end Close:

  • Lead the month-end close process
  • Responsible for accuracy of GL and reconciling discrepancies
  • Providing variances analysis and providing commentary
  • Assist with posting Revenue and Expense Journal Entries
  • Assist with forecasting & budgeting process
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned by VP of Finance and CFO

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5-7 years of experience in a finance or accounting role, preferably with a professional services organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and other ERP systems
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills
  • Ability to utilize independent judgement in establishing the accuracy of information
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with team members
  • Proven track record of success in both team and individual/self-starter environments

For New York City Ants, the base salary for this role is $100,000-$115,000. Relevant experience, skills, business needs, and other related qualifications determine compensation. In addition to the base salary, Antenna provides Professional Development Reimbursement, generous PTO, affordable healthcare, and matching 401K, as well as numerous programs and initiatives for career development and training.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

  • Collaborative, proactive, and persistent mindset.
  • Curious nature and the desire to challenge the status quo.
  • Passion for Antenna’s sectors and a determination to make an impact.
  • Drive to deliver an invaluable client service experience.
  • Desire to leverage innovative technology to drive impact for our clients and optimize the delivery of great work.

WHAT WE OFFER 

  • Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and matching 401K. 
  • Time off is required. We want our ants to rest, relax, and recharge, so we offer a tiered PTO system-based tenure at the agency with 18 PTO days to start and Winter Recess. 
  • We value and celebrate diversity. Our staff come from different backgrounds, and we honor their various religious and cultural observances by offering Floating Holidays and Heritage Month celebrations. 
  • Early Fridays are for all year round. Summer Fridays are great, which is why we extend them throughout the year. 
  • Service is in our DNA. We offer a paid day off every year to volunteer with an organization that is meaningful to you. 
  • Tenure is valued and rewarded. In addition to tiered PTO and professional development stipends based on tenure, we offer Sabbatical Leave to our seasoned Ants. 
  • We invest in our Growth-Stage Ants. We connect Ants with Mentors/Allies other practices for guidance, advice, friendship, and networking. 
  • We were hybrid before it was cool. We’ve always believed in balance and have offered a hybrid office schedule well before the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Growth is the key to our collective success. We offer a yearly Professional Development Stipend, career development, training, and mobility.
  • Connection and relationship building is everything.  We offer regular outings, virtual events, Heritage Month celebrations, interest Slack channels and happy hours.

Antenna has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees reporting to any of our offices or attending any Company-sponsored event. The Company requires that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, but will provide accommodations as required by law.