Merge Records is an independent record label based in Durham, North Carolina. We release approximately 40 vinyl, CD, and digital titles per year, representing bands from all over the world and distributing their music internationally.
We have a full-time opening for a Staff Accountant who will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer. The starting salary for this position is $35,000 with full benefits and ample paid time off. For consideration, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and a cover letter; be sure to include “Staff Accountant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
The application deadline for this position is June 2, 2017.
Strong technical skills in accounting Knowledge of accounting principles and practices High proficiency in Microsoft Excel Familiarity with G Suite Apps Strong attention to detail and organization Excellent communication skills (listening, verbal, and written) Strong problem-solving skills Ability to work independently and manage time effectively Ability to multi-task and respond to direction Team player PREFERRED SKILLS
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration Familiarity with QuickBooks Interest in music industry accounting ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Record all bills and outgoing payments and prepare weekly check run Record all company credit card charges and perform reconciliations Initiate ACHs and wires for management approval as needed Collect W-9s as needed and assist CFO with 1099s at year-end Record all incoming receipts Take check deposits to the bank weekly Reconcile webstore sales receipts daily Monitor A/R aging and issue monthly statements to customers Monitor petty cash and other cash accounts Record inventory builds and adjustments Perform reconciliations on all balance sheet accounts Manage digital sales and licensing income Manage accounting digital metadata database Record a variety of monthly, quarterly, and annual journal entries Prepare quarterly sales and use tax reports and payments Assist CFO with annual tax preparation Assist CFO in preparing bi-annual profit-sharing statements Assist CFO in tracking and paying quarterly mechanical royalties Keep records of all accounting organized and filed Act as office liaison for phone systems and copier Complete other tasks as assigned by CFO