AR Manager

Posted 11 days ago
Main Location
Washington, DC, United States
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With more than 7 million (and counting) completed survey responses in the past year, Morning Consult’s technology-driven approach is redefining how public opinion data is collected, visualized, and measured. 

The Role :

 Morning Consult is looking for an ambitious, team-oriented AR Manager to own daily accounting operations. While this role’s primary responsibility will be to lead the accounts receivable function, the AR Manager will also perform other ad hoc tasks to support the monthly financial close, and other special projects.

We are looking for someone who is excited to scale operations at a startup and gain both financial operations and accounting experience. The ideal candidate is someone who is extremely organized, calm under pressure, efficient, detail oriented, and enjoys the uncertainty and ever-changing nature of a high growth company.   

Working closely with the Controller, this role will have the opportunity to help scale the financial operations for one of DC’s fastest growing startups.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Billing customers in NetSuite, and distributing invoices via email and online portals
  • Perform AR ageing report and reconciliation
  • Responding to AR inquiries, customer disputes and complaints; issuing customer credit memos, if needed, upon approval
  • Researching delinquent accounts and performing collection duties including emails and phone calls for past due invoices
  • Close collaboration with the commercial division
  • Manage the Company’s credit card program, including creating standard policies and procedures, issuance of cards, monthly reconciliations and receipt capture
  • Manage the Company’s expense reporting software, including creating standard policies and procedures and completion of employee training
  • Perform month-end close activities including preparation of reconciliations and other tasks
  • Complete special projects, including the internal control documentation for accounts receivable and design and implementation of a procurement process
  • Complete annual compliance such 1099’s, property tax returns and support external audits

Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 3+ years accounts receivable or general accounting experience
  • Strong knowledge of basic accounting regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills required, including detailed pivot tables
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills, collaboration minded in working with other departments
  • Professionalism and organization, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • Sense of urgency and ability to multitask while maintaining accuracy
  • Ability to effectively communicate electronically and by telephone on a regular basis with internal stakeholders and customers
  • Self-starter who is proactive and uses time efficiently and has a “figure it out” mentality
  • Willingness to invest time in understanding the products and services offered by the company in order to better address customer and internal sales team billing inquiries
  • Strong ability to work under pressure independently or in the team environment
  • NetSuite experience strongly preferred

About Morning Consult:

Named one of the fastest growing technology companies in North America by Deloitte, Morning Consult is revolutionizing ways to collect, organize, and share survey research data to transform how global leaders in business and government make decisions. 

With offices in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington D.C., Morning Consult provides research, news, and brand-tracking technology for over 200 of the world’s biggest companies and industry associations. Additionally, Morning Consult conducts regular surveys for major media organizations including POLITICO, The Hollywood Reporter, Bloomberg, and The New York Times.

We are committed to a work environment that is inclusive to all and free of discrimination. It is our policy to be an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ability, citizenship status or any other factors prohibited by law. Morning Consult will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.


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AR Manager
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