Director of Accounting


JT Mega is seeking a Director of Accounting to lead our Accounting Department. This role is responsible for making sure the company is adhering to proper accounting principles and procedure in the course of conducting our business.  This includes the management of cash flow, leveraging financial instruments available in order to manage cash flow, oversight of day to day accounting operations including supplier invoices, purchase orders, financial documents, employee financial documents including payroll, expense reports, insurance documents, retirement plans and other employee obligations as well as coordinating with our accounting firm. This role reports to the President of the agency, will manage other accounting team staff members (currently 2 other positions) and will have a seat at the table in senior management meetings.

Who We Are

JT Mega Food Advertising is a rapidly growing agency that specializes in the food and beverage category, with a client roster that includes Fortune 500 companies as well as emerging brands. We apply our deep experience, market insights and strategic planning expertise to develop integrated programs and big ideas that ensure our clients consistently win in the marketplace.

Core Duties

  • Managing and processing payroll and the corresponding reporting
  • Benefits processing and compliance (401k, Flex Accounts, HSAs, AFLAC, COBRA, health and dental insurance, etc.)
  • Managing accounts payable
  • Manage accounting staff, hiring and training accounting staff as needs dictate
  • General ledger accounting, month and year-end reconciliation and financial reporting
  • Tax reporting and compliance including property tax, partnership taxes, corporate taxes and sales & use tax
  • Monitoring and recording prebill and retainer reconciliation
  • Preparing and processing sales tax and tax returns
  • Analyzing agency P&L to ensure efficient processes and to optimized value propositions related to costs and revenue streams
  • Regular communication with President and other designated key personnel
  • Monitoring cash flow and recommending cash management strategies
  • Identifying opportunities and strategies to improve profitability and organizational performance
  • Assessing related technology & accounting software platforms; identifying, evaluating and providing POV on potential new products that would help optimize accounting efficiencies and related costs
  • Managing insurance renewals and filing claims as needed

Desired Experience

  • Major in Accounting/Finance, CPA or equivalent
  • Minimum 15 years of experience
  • Advertising agency experience a plus but not required
  • Account Edge and QuickBooks experience also a plus (we are in the process of transitioning from AE to QB)

Submit Resume & Cover Letter


Initial interviews will be conducted via phone or virtually. Additional rounds of interviews will be scheduled in person with multiple team members. Position is based in Minneapolis.

JT Mega is committed to creating a diverse, safe and welcoming workplace with opportunity for all. We strive for inclusion, equity and diversity in both our words and actions. BIPOC, women, marginalized communities, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.