Staff Accountant


The Staff Accountant is responsible for managing tasks related to client and media invoicing, payroll, and accounts payable and assisting the accounting team with day-to-day tasks. This role supports and works collaboratively with the accounting team.

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

  • Assist to generate and distribute monthly billing worksheets and client invoices for assigned client accounts.
  • As needed, set up purchase orders for vendor invoices.
  • Apply time records to retainers where applicable and reconcile as needed.
  • Manage overall incoming media invoices to ensure they align with insertion orders; are received and billed accurately on client invoices.
  • Assist with accounts payable tasks including onboarding new vendors, entering vendor invoices, processing weekly vendor payments, year-end 1099 reporting and other miscellaneous tasks.
  • Assist with expense program including employee expense reporting and reimbursements.
  • Monitor all credit card activity, collect missing receipts, and post transactions through our third-party credit card solution.
  • Collect missing receipts, and post transactions through our third-party credit card solution.
  • Prepare semi-monthly payroll and manage all related tasks such as new employee onboarding and year-end reporting.
  • Review incoming expenses for sales and use tax accruals, reconcile monthly accruals, and submit filing and payment to MN Department of Revenue.
  • Assist with benefits management, 401k and HSA uploads.
  • Maintain paper and electronic records for both accounts payable and payroll, including year-end archiving activities.
  • Provide backup and support for other Accounting department team members as needed.

Desired Experience

  • Four-year college degree, accounting degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years general accounting experience.
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years payroll experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Strong computer aptitude, with proficiency in Excel.
  • ADP payroll experience is preferred.
  • Experience working in an advertising agency is preferred, but not required.

Submit Resume & Cover Letter

Interviews will be conducted both virtually and in-person. This 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.

No calls, please.