Accounting/Administrative Coordinator

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Job Summary

KCTV5/KSMO is owned and operated by Meredith Corporation. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. We are currently searching for an Accounting/Administrative Coordinator. This position interacts with all levels of internal and external clients, vendors, viewers, and corporate partners and as such must excel in customer service and professional communications. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the review/confirmation/general ledger account coding and processing of all account payable invoices received at the station, log and update station purchase order report, administration of the station general petty cash box fund, general ledger account coding and reconciliation of station personnel corporate purchasing cards, daily lock box and general ledger cash receipt processing and daily log reconciliations for both KCTV and KSMO.  Position is also responsible for assisting the Director of Human Resources with HR administration and communication of policies, procedures and company programs.

Essential Job Functions

65%  Accounting Manager with processing of station accounts payable.  Review all station invoices for validity and accuracy, match to purchase order, scan into Markview, assign appropriate general ledger account codes and forward to appropriate Department Head for approvals.  Maintain and update station a/p purchase order log. Preparation of Month end journal entries – primarily expense accruals.  Responsible for assigning the appropriate general ledger account codes to station personnel corporate purchasing card and monthly reconciliation of each card. Administer station general petty cash box fund.  Also responsible for daily lock box and GL cash receipts – logging and sending pdf’s to LMG hub personnel.

30% Assist with employee/customer relations.  Help with organization and set-up of station lunches, staff meetings, and other morale and team building events.  Super serve all three of our customers, the advertiser, the viewer, and the employee via strong verbal and written communications and interactions. Assist other Department Heads with special projects/tasks as needed.

5% Back up support/coverage to the Receptionist’s position

Experience: Minimum 1-2 years of general accounting work experience.


High School Graduate or GED required.  College degree preferred.  Basic accounting experience courses or equivalent experience in accounts payable preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·         Very proficient with all Microsoft Office software applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc…  Proficient with Outlook and Outlook calendar.

·         Basic knowledge of accounting – specifically accounts payable, and some basic experience with general ledger work and reconciliations.

·         Advanced excel skills is highly desirable.

·         Knowledge of commonly used office equipment – copy machine, fax machine, main telephone switchboard, desktop computer.

·         Ability to deal with highly confidential information and maintain confidentiality at all times.

·         Excellent telephone skills, strong writing skills, ability to multi-task and prioritize.

% Travel Required (Approximate): 0

Additional Information:
JR 05942

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