HODINKEE – Staff Accountant- AR/AP - Atlanta

Who We Are

HODINKEE is the foremost destination for all things in the world of horology, making watches and information about them accessible to all. Now is an exciting time to join our growing team of creative professionals who are passionate about collaborating on unique projects and providing an outstanding experience for an avid community of watch enthusiasts. Our team consists of editors, designers, engineers, customer experience specialists, operational wizards, and so many other key players who have helped cement HODINKEE’s position as the most trusted source for watch news and products.

Over the past decade, founder Ben Clymer and team have grown HODINKEE into a robust media and retail platform by providing its respected point of view on industry news and releases, investing in engaging and creative storytelling, producing a designated podcast, printing a bi-annual publication and launching and growing its own retail outlet, HODINKEE Shop. At its core, HODINKEE’s goal is to bring its readers and consumers the best in wristwatches in a way that is approachable, authentic, and honest.

By joining our exceptional HODINKEE team, you can help transform the watch industry by delivering a unique, superior, and customer-first experience.

As our Payroll and Benefits Manager, you will own both the Payroll and Benefits functions for the entire company, working through the strategy for migration from our PEO to inhouse. You will love to build; problem solve and be experienced at Payroll and Benefits migration in a dynamic and evolving situation. 

This role will report to the Chief People Officer and be a part of the People Team.

What You’ll Do

  • Fulfill all duties, including journal entries, reconciliations, and other assigned tasks, in a timely manner to comply with the close calendar, checklists, and other due dates as assigned.

  • Implementing and maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.

  • Support ad hoc analysis and process improvement projects.

  • Support overall department goals and objectives. 

  • Assist with audit requests related to the accounts payable and account receivable. 

Accounts Payable:

  • Process full-cycle accounts payable including vendor and invoice management, approval, and weekly disbursement activities.

  • Ensure proper GL coding for all AP activity recorded in accordance with the Hodinkee chart of accounts.

  • Fulfill all duties, including journal entries such as AP accruals/reclasses, along with reconciliations, and other assigned tasks related to accounts payable, in a timely manner to comply with the close calendar, checklists, and other due dates as assigned.

  • Process accounting approval of all expense reports that have been supervisor approved to ensure timely sync to NetSuite.

  • Travel and P-Card Credit card account reconciliation, as applicable

Accounts Receivable:

  • Review all contracts to obtain a detailed knowledge of all billing requirements and timing, by customer and campaign.

  • Timely posting of external customer cash receipts in NetSuite

  • Prepare, review and evaluate billing data for accuracy.

  • Responsible for updating any billing errors as they are identified and prior to invoice submission.

  • Escalation of disputes related to billing functions as needed.

  • Maintenance and build of Monthly AR Aging and Cash forecast files.

  • Support team with inquiries related to billing and additional month-end ad-hoc reporting/tasks as needed.

  • Update existing billing team documentation as needed.

Who You Bring to the Table 

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to meet deadlines

  • Proven written and verbal communication skills; maintain a positive professional demeanor and ability to communicate with peers and upper management

  • Ability to be detail oriented

  • Ability to meet critical deadlines

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently

  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills

  • Ability to follow up on pending issues

  • Ability to review, analyze and interpret information as well as trouble-shoot to solve problems

  • Ability to understand and apply accounting procedures

Skills & Experience 

  • Over 3 years of experience in accounting operations, preferably in a mid-sized US public company

  • Superior attention to detail

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles

  • Self-starter with the ability to work remotely and independently and interact with various teams when needed.

  • NetSuite experience preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

HODINKEE provides a fast paced, dynamic culture where you can excel in your career while still maintaining a work life balance. Ideal candidates are comfortable navigating challenging forces in a fast-paced environment with significant change; employing only the most effective processes which will enable the organization to innovate and grow. 

At HODINKEE, diversity, inclusion & belonging are valued at our core, sparking, and enabling us to do good for our associates, customers, and communities. We nurture an environment that attracts and develops talent from all backgrounds and experiences and empower our associates to do great work by creating a culture that values diverse perspectives, fosters collaboration, and encourages innovative ideas – and are routinely recognized as one of the best companies to work. Successful employees at HODINKEE embrace new challenges, generate new insights, drive high-impact results, motivates others, creates followership, and maintains a high bar for success, while fostering an environment of trust, collaboration, and accountability. 

HODINKEE is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

(Note: If you are invited to interview for a position with us and you require a reasonable accommodation during the interview process, please inform your recruiter that you will need a reasonable accommodation and identify the accommodation, if possible, when you are contacted to schedule an interview).