Staff Accountant

  • LumenAd
  • Bozeman, Mt
  • May 19, 2020
Full time Finance

Job Description

LumenAd’s Staff Accountant is responsible for supporting and contributing to the LumenAd Finance and Operations team. The Staff Accountant’s primary role is to assist in maintaining accurate and complete financial records, process daily and routine accounting transactions and duties, and regular communication with clients, vendors, and colleagues. The position will also assist in managing the day-to-day office administration of the LumenAd Bozeman location with support from the corporate Operations team in Missoula.

This is a full-time position based in Bozeman, MT that reports to the Controller. Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. 


Accounting Responsibilities

Accounts Payable:

  • Receives, processes and verifies bills which includes communication with LumenAd team members and vendors to ensure approval and accuracy of the charges

  • Records bills into the accounting system ensuring correct coding by department and general ledger account 

  • Prepares payment for vendors ensuring discount opportunities are being monitored, discrepancies have been resolved and proper documentation and approval has been received 

  • Provides payment remittances to all vendors and ensures accounting records properly reflect payments made

Accounts Receivable:

  • Assist with the on-boarding of new customers (e.g. initiating credit checks, providing vendor documentation, etc.)

  • Assist with monthly invoicing of customers in accordance with contracts

  • Post revenue into the accounting system

  • Post customer payments and record the deposits in the accounting system

  • Communicate with customers regularly to ensure that payments are received in a timely manner

  • Resolve collection issues and validate customer balances by examining payments, invoices and entering adjusting entries as necessary

  • Summarize and communicate the status of customer balances with LumenAd management and internal team members on a weekly basis


  • Assist in preparing monthly payroll and ad-hoc payroll runs as needed

  • Record payroll journal entries into the accounting system

  • Reconcile payroll liability accounts monthly 


  • Code and record corporate credit card activity within the accounting system weekly 

  • Assist in month-end closing process in accordance with GAAP

  • Assist with the development of new policies, procedures and process improvements

  • Support the Controller with compliance and audits procedures

  • Assist with other duties as deemed appropriate by the Controller and CFO


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Assisting the corporate Operations team with day-to-day needs for the Bozeman office location as needed

  • Assist with other general administrative needs of the company as deemed appropriate by the Controller and the corporate Operations team



  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.

  • Quick learner with a passion for technology, software, and data.

  • Creative problem solver.

  • Regularly go above and beyond to exceed expectations and goals. 

  • Innovative mindset with a passion for bringing forth new ideas and process improvements

  • High degree of personal accountability, diligence, and proactivity

  • Passion for digital advertising and technology

  • You have the ability to give and receive direction and constructive criticism

  • Alignment with LumenAd’s Core Values:

  • Be inclusive

  • Challenge yourself and others

  • Be radically transparent

  • Iterate to success, fast

  • Have an impact

Skills and Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Organized and thorough

  • Team player

  • Ability to work in a fast paced/changing environment

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Experience with QuickBooks 

  • Understanding of GAAP

  • Experience in the advertising industry is a plus


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field

  • Previous accounting experience preferred