About Media Matters:
Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
The Staff Accountant is a key member of the Media Matters team. This position performs basic accounting functions in support of the Chief Financial Officer. The successful candidate will have proven abilities in oral and written communications, multitasking, problem solving, and supporting the needs and demands of a growing organization.
Collects and tracks vendor invoices from receipt to point of payment
Enters and updates accounts payable/receivable vendor data
Produce annual 1099 tax forms
Assists in maintaining key aspects of vendor relationships as determined by the CFO
Process deposits; code contributions according to nonprofit accounting reporting requirements
Performs daily data entry, monthly reconciliation of donors database; conducts other reconciliation and account analysis as needed
Updates payroll and HR benefits
Produces scheduled and ad hoc reports from organization's accounting software
Assists with the annual independent audit and 990 filings
Assists the CFO with special projects