Staff Accountant - Payroll & Accounts Receivable at Personify, Inc.

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Who are we?

Personify is the leading solution provider that empowers the best constituent-focused organizations to succeed. Through our constituent engagement software and services, we help our clients better interact with their constituents at every touch point. After 20+ years of innovation within the industry and hundreds of successful outcomes, our clients have trusted us to be their primary technology partner.

The Opportunity

Personify has an amazing opportunity for a bright, energetic Accounting professional to join our team within a fast-growing software company. The position will support various aspects of Finance and Accounting for the company. The successful candidate will need to be effective and experienced in the general accounting function. The position requires solid accounting experience combined with strong analytical skill.

The candidate will fit well in an environment that rewards bright, self-starting, energetic, focused individuals with ever increasing responsibility and challenge. The candidate will need to have strong problem-solving skills, work ethic, organizational skills, attention to detail, decision making skills, and ability to work with others. This position will support various aspects of the financial cycle including, but not limited to, assisting in various audits and monitoring various metrics of the business to aide in daily operational decisions. This position also requires general accounting responsibilities, including journal entries, intercompany transactions, account reconciliations and accruals.
This position will reside at Personify’s headquarters in Austin, TX.


• Manage process for recording monthly revenues, expenses and activity
• Prepare semi-monthly payroll by collecting, calculating, and entering data
• Determine payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments
• Resolve payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information
• Manage expense reporting process and system for the company
• Manage travel system for the company
• Ensure all payroll taxes are submitted timely and accurately
• Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
• Post customer payments by recording cash, checks, and credit card transactions
• Post revenues by verifying and entering transactions form lock box and local deposits
• Update receivables by totaling unpaid invoices
• Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales, trade promotions, customer service departments, and from customers
• Resolve collections by examining customer payment plans, payment history, credit line; coordinating contact with collections department
• Perform monthly reconciliations and record daily cash activity
• Prepare, review and analyze monthly financial statements
• Assist in the month end, quarter-end and year-end closing processes, ensuring transactions are in accordance with GAAP and internal policies and procedures are followed and communicate exceptions to management
• Work as a team to standardize practices and procedures for the function
• Analyze and interpret statistical and accounting information in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, trends and other matters impacting the effectiveness of the operations
• Manage all related vendor relationships
• Additional responsibilities and projects as assigned

Required Skills / Experience

• Principles - thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) / knowledge of Statutory accounting principles
• Adaptable – must adapt to a dynamic, rapidly changing business environment, with occasionally long hours
• Team Oriented – able to work independently and collaborate as part of a cross-functional team
• Proactive – highly motivated self-starter and intellectually curious with a tendency towards action and desire to pursue a career in accounting and/or finance
• Tools – Intermediate proficiency in Excel required – ability to create formulas (including V-lookups/pivot tables), with demonstrated ability to improve processes via automation and end-to-end efficiencies
• Qualifications – Requires Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
• Systems – Experience with NetSuite a plus
• Experience – 2 to 3 years of progressively responsible experience in Accounting/Finance, preferably in companies with international operations. Public accounting experience is also highly valued, as is demonstrated success and increasing responsibility within a company’s accounting function.

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6500 River Place Blvd Bldg, Austin, TX 78703

What are Personify, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Personify, Inc. Benefits Overview

A career at Personify not only allows you to deepen your skill sets, but you’ll be positively impacting our nonprofit clients who work to make the world a better place. When you invest your best in Personify, the best is given back to you. Our corporate benefits and culture is one of the most progressive in the industry and encourages a work/life balance. Each team member is given the opportunity to truly be their best self while also deepening the connections with their team members around them every day.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

The spirit of Personify is driven by people who are excited to help our clients change the world every day. Alone, we can only achieve so much but together we support, challenge and encourage each other to deliver market-leading innovation for some of the most impactful 501(c) nonprofit organizations across the country.

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