Accounts Payable/Receptionist

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Ref#: 34010
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: Minneapolis, MN, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:
  • Receive all incoming accounting mail to distribute and log checks received.
  • Process all invoice payments including matching to purchase orders and routing for signatures
  • Investigate discrepancies between purchase orders and invoices.
  • Enter all invoices into Oracle AP system.
  • Maintain system that tracks invoice receipt in order to prepare monthly accruals.
  • Prepare vendor additions and changes for corporate processing.
  • Assist with Company Store inventory.
  • Process monthly Sales & Use tax reporting and payments.
  • Handle incoming viewer phone calls on the switchboard.
  • Communicate with various departments regarding issues pertaining to viewer calls.
  • Greet clients and guests of the television station.
  • Work with security guards and monitor security for the building.

Qualifications:
Required:
  • Associate’s degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong personal computer and business systems software skills.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be well organized, reliable, able to multi-task, results-oriented, flexible, and possess good time management skills with attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with personnel both inside and outside of the company.


Preferred:
  • Customer service and two years accounting experience preferred.
  • College graduate and experience with Oracle systems preferred.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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