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Junior Accountant (Project-Based)

New York


About BuzzFeed, Inc.


BuzzFeed, Inc. (Ticker: BZFD) is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.


Business Area: Administration

Job Category: Accounting

Hourly Rate: $25.00-$30.00 USD

Union Status: Non-Union 


BuzzFeed Inc. is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. We reserve the ability to adjust the final compensation for this role based on the final candidate's experience, skillset, certifications, and geography.


The Role


BuzzFeed has an opening for a Junior Accountant for our NY office location (this position will be in a hybrid work environment, working from the office and home). As a member of our fast-paced team, you will be an integral part of the Accounting team to support BuzzFeed’s advancing business. A proactive, can-do attitude and a sense of ownership are the key attributes of this role. Additionally, as with any financial responsibility position, a sharp eye for detail and confidentiality are paramount.


Reporting to our Chief Accounting Officer, you will be responsible for providing support to the accounting team across all divisions, entities, and locations. The successful candidate will have strong communication skills, be well-versed in accounting principles, and be able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. The role will also receive exposure to the financial statement close process and reporting requirements globally, compliance with internal controls, and various analyses, in addition to day-to-day tasks.


You Will


  • Maintain bank account transaction data on a daily basis.
  • Initiate journal entries associated with bank fees, etc.
  • Support the AR & AP processes.
  • Assist with the reconciliation of bank statements and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with the accounting team on data collection for the quarterly and annual audit testing selections.
  • Complete special ad-hoc projects and reporting requests as needed.


You Have


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, or a relevant field.
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial principles and practices.
  • Netsuite experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel 
  • Ability to complete work to deadlineS


"If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at applicationhelp@buzzfeed.com. Requests received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response."


Life at BuzzFeed, Inc.


We celebrate inclusion and are committed to equal opportunity employment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.


You can expect:

  • A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth through work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more


The leading independent digital media and tech company delivering news and entertainment content to a global audience.

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CULTURE VALUES
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BENEFITS & PERKS
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FUNDING
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DEPARTMENTS
Accounting
SECTOR
Media & Publishing
TEAM SIZE
1001-5000
LOCATION
Remote
DATE POSTED
January 22, 2024

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