Accounting Assistant

Company Overview

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Amsive Digital, Inc., an NYC-based high growth digital agency, is looking for an entry-level Finance & Accounting Assistant to support our financial operations division.  A degree in finance or accounting is preferred.

The candidate will work with our Finance Director and COO on financial and operational projects, as well as our business Directors across agency services. This is a highly dynamic role which will evolve over time and requires strong analytical and communication skills, along with the ability to work independently on completion of tasks and projects in a timely manner, with significant attention to detail.

What You’ll Be Doing

The Accounting Assistant will support account analysis, billing, commission preparation, reconciliations, reporting and AP/AR.  Administrative duties will be assigned as needed that are not directly FA related. Ideally, we are looking for someone that is high-energy and able to work in a fast-paced environment. This position will report directly to the Finance Director and the COO, but will work across teams to support critical business functions. This is a great opportunity for someone early in their career and looking to grow with a forward-thinking digital ad agency. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Perform monthly closing tasks and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support AR / AP and all related activities
  • Maintains general ledger integrity by reconciling various accounts, verifying and correcting data
  • Create, maintain and distribute invoices to clients
  • Data entry responsibilities such as bills, journal entries, bank and credit card transactions
  • Support collections effort and address client inquiries as needed
  • Prepare monthly reports including commission statements, aging, fixed assets, and various ad hoc financial reports as requested
  • Support preparation of reports and publish to internal stakeholders in PowerBi
  • Assist with internal audits of client media campaigns
  • Maintain contract database and files, work within agency CRM Salesforce
  • Monitor and track detail on media spending for accounts and reconciliation
  • Help prepare and administer company payroll
  • Ensure completion of special projects & administrative duties as they are assigned by management
  • Liaise with managerial staff, colleagues and clients


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university; with honors a plus
  • Degree in Accounting and or Finance
  • QuickBooks proficiency or working knowledge
    • Advanced Microsoft office skills (Strong Excel skills a must, including but not limited to, use of intermediate formulas (vlookups, IF/Then), pivot tables, referencing data and filtering.)
  • Must have the highest degree of accuracy with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of financial and accounting concepts/policies
  • Adept at problem-solving independently using online resources
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organization, planning and prioritization
  • Excellent time management skills with a demonstrated ability to multi-task, follow through on commitments, meet deadlines and drive results
  • Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced, rapidly changing business environment which requires a flexible and adaptable style
  • A real team player and the ability to communicate at all levels within the organization
  • Strong desire to learn and spirit of cooperation
  • Resourceful, proactive, assertive, energetic and efficient

Nice to have:

  • Microsoft PowerBi experience
  • 1-3 years related work experience
  • Previous experience at a marketing agency

What our team members bring to our environment:

  • Accountability
  • Curiosity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-starter/self-directed 
  • Creativity
  • Process- and deadline- driven
  • Team player
  • Loyalty
  • Problem solving/solution seeking
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Ability to learn
  • Detail-oriented
  • Enthusiasm/takes pride in work
  • Patience
  • Passion and energy
  • Fun, outgoing

Who Are We?

Amsive Digital is a leading digital + search marketing agency providing results-oriented solutions for national, regional & local business clients. Our cutting-edge technology and advertising expertise provide our clients with maximum return on investment from both national and geographically-targeted digital advertising programs. Our team includes a mix of digital marketing professionals committed to providing winning marketing programs for our clients.

We’re a great place to work! We were named Advertising Age’s #3 Best Place to Work in 2016, and a top-ranking Crain’s Best Place to Work in NYC for five years running.

We also deliver great work. Case in point: we were Bing’s Independent Agency of the Year in 2018, and took home Google’s North American Premier Partner award for Display Innovation in 2017. Our agency leaders have also been nominated by Search Engine Land for 3 years running as Search Marketers of the Year.

Headquartered in the Flatiron district of New York City, our team of highly skilled marketers knows how to work hard and play hard. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are looking for someone who is eager, inquisitive, and wants the opportunity to grow with an amazing company.

Candidate must provide a resume that demonstrates the specific prior experience, knowledge and skills required for this position. Compensation for this position will be based on experience.

This is an on-site position located in New York, NY

If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at Amsive, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the application process, please call (331) 318-7800.

Amsive is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a supportive and inclusive environment for all employees.  It is Amsive’s continuing policy to provide equal employment opportunity and not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy or childbirth, marital status, national origin, ancestry or citizenship status, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including (but not limited to) application for employment, recruiting, hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers, training, layoffs, rehires, termination of employment and all other terms and conditions of employment.

As part of the Company’s equal employment opportunity policy, Amsive will also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.