Staff Accountant, Observer Media

New York, NY

Observer Media is currently hiring for a Staff Accountant for its growing business. Observer Media is a diversified media, information and services company with interests in digital media such as Observer and Commercial Observer, and information platforms including Realgraph. As the Staff Accountant you’ll report directly to the Manager of Finance and provide support in executing the day to day accounting responsibilities. The candidate should be motivated and hardworking individual with a can do attitude. They must be very well organized and willing to help.


  • Accounts Payable function - Receive and Enter Invoices in accounting system; Verify freelance invoices received through Concur and upload in accounting system; Creating new vendors as needed in Concur & Quickbooks; Issue payments to vendors; Maintain A/P vendor files; Answer vendor queries in a professional and timely manner;  Assist in year end 1099 preparation

  • Accounting for any transactions in the bank and performing daily bank reconciliation

  • Assist the billing manager for any invoicing needs and daily accounting for checks or electronic payments received from clients

  • Prepare weekly and monthly journal entries to assist in month end close

  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures

  • Assist in any special projects as needed


  • 1-2 years of accounting experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance related field

  • Knowledge of Quickbooks preferred

Send the following to and write “Staff Accountant” in the subject line.

All applicants must include:

  • Resume (Word or PDF)

  • Cover letter (Word or PDF)