CBS 3, KYW-TV and CW Philly 57, the CBS-owned and operated television stations in Philadelphia, has an immediate opening for an accountant. This position provides analytical and administration support to the Controller and Business Office Managers. Requires the utmost discretion and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.
Process and verify weekly payroll via Workforce time and attendance system in accordance with company policy and union compensation agreements, preparation and remittance of monthly payroll deductions, weekly payroll trend analysis, assist employees with payroll and PTO questions, prepare and upload payroll journal entries, assist with G/L account analysis, maintenance and account reconciliations.
Accounts Receivable / Collections:
Collections: contact clients weekly regarding payments on past due accounts to expedite payment and reduce days outstanding. Prepare documentation necessary to create the Credit or Debit Memo necessary to true up a client accounts. Investigate and resolve accounts where unapplied receipts, short paid invoices and Charge Backs are applicable. Investigate new clients for credit worthiness and report to controller.
Weekly billing – initiative the electronic end of schedule billing after resolving variance issues.
Cash Application: Verify daily applied cash receipts performed by outside vendor to ensure accuracy. Verify and record daily lockbox cash reports and credit card payments.
Sample selection and testing in accordance with audit compliance procedures along with maintaining records and communicating result to controller.
Additional duties include but not limited to:
Assist with annual budget preparations, capital projects and fixed asset maintenance. Backup to A/P, bank deposits, filing and maintaining permanent business records.