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Job Opportunity: Accounts Payable Accountant:Detroit Public Television

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Accounts Payable Accountant

Listing description
Detroit Public TV (DPTV) is Michigan's largest and most watched television station serving Southeastern Michigan, and serves the most diverse public television audience in the country. DPTV is also the state's only community-licensed station, meaning Information technology operates independent of any educational, government or other institution. Its funding comes from the community Information technology serves.
Each week more than two million people watch our four broadcast channels, and nearly 200,000 people listen to our radio station, WRCJ 90.9 FM for classical days and jazzy nights. In addition, DPTV is building the next generation of public media with our rapidly growing digital presence which has grown to reach more than half a million unique visitors through our website, YouTube channels, and social media platforms each month.
Our core values: excellence, innovation, trust, diversity, engagement, and financial sustaincapability are evident in everything we do. From the engaging content we provide, to the way we work with viewers, supporters, board members and employees, to the local events we host, DPTV connects with thousands of our fellow community members each year.
Does the idea of joining our team of dedicated professionals with different backgrounds and practices excite you? If so, we invite you to join us in our mission to educate, engage, entertain, and inspire through the power of public media.
For more information about DPTV, please visit the website
The Opportunity
We are currently actively recruiting for our Accounts Payable Accountant position located in Wixom, MI.
The Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for coordinating the accounting processes for acquiring and paying for goods and services. This position has internal contacts with the entire administrative staff and external contact with vendor accounts receivable departments.
Essential Functions
   » Maintain independent contractor and purchase order files; Match invoices to independent contractor agreements; Match invoices to packing slips and purchase orders; Verify invoices for quantity, unit price, extension and discount
   » Route invoices for approval according to signature authorities for payment; assign dates for invoices to be paid
   » Issue payments everyday upon special request or in conformity with weekly schedule prepared by Controller/CFO
   » Communicate with suppliers regarding errors or questions on invoices
   » Record A/P invoices in general ledger/Sage Intacct
   » Verify month-end totals and coordinate closing to the general ledger with accounting manager
   » Reconcile general ledger accounts on a monthly basis
   » Determine various department allocations and post them as required (UPS, phones, insurance)
   » Maintain W-9, W-8BEN forms; and generate 1099/1096 and 1042/1042S annually with good knowledge of IRS instructions
   » Reconcile bank accounts
   » Complete credit application requests
   » Serve as a backup for other departmental tasks, such as A/R, mail and sales order processing
   » Assist with inventory count and other tasks as assigned
   » Excellent organizational expertise
   » Excellent communication expertise, verbal and written
   » Excellent interpersonal expertise
   » capability to execute Numerical detail work accurately
   » 2+years of practice in Accounts payable and/or Associate degree in Accounting
   » Proficiency in computer software programs; specifically Word and Excel: practice with Sage Intacct a plus
   » Must be bondable
What you'll get:
As part of the DPTV family, you will enjoy a complete package of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 403(b) with employer match, HSA/FSA, life insurance, paid vacation days and paid holidays.
In addition to the benefits you'd expect, our engaging and welcoming environment is a place where you can:
   » practice the compensateing feeling of knowing you are a part of an organization committed to the greater good of the community.
   » Take a little time for fun and friendship. It's not uncommon to catch people doing yoga together at lunch, conversing about their favorite part of a story during a book club meeting or enjoying a walk around the pond on a nice sunny day.
   » Continue to grow and lgain through opportunities for personal and professional development.
   » Share your input, knowing that your ideas are valued and always welcome.
   » Be yourself! We believe your uniqueness makes you an even greater asset to the team.

Detroit Public Television

Job Job location: 
Wixom, MI United States

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Employment Type: 
Full time

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Send resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources
WTVS Detroit Public Television
1 Clover Court
Wixom, MI 48393-2247

*No telephone calls or third parties.Please include the title of the position in the subject line of the email.

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Job Field: 
Radio and Television




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Job Location: Wixom, Michigan
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Post Date: 10/14/2021 / Viewed 1 times
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