Nexstar Media Group

  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Requisition ID
    2018-2536
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Austin
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Company Overview

    Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the largest TV station operator in the country. With the reach of 169 television stations in 100 markets addressing nearly 38.9% of US television households, and a diversified, growing digital media operation. Nexstar Media Group Inc. is the parent company of Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. & Nexstar Digital LLC. Learn more at www.nexstar.tv.

     

    EEO Statement:

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    Position Summary

    Nexstar Digital is the digital subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) that offers media companies and advertisers a comprehensive suite of leading digital solutions and services focused on audience targeting, user engagement, and the overall performance of online, mobile, and multimedia content and marketing campaigns.

     

    The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for all accounting work necessary to ensure accounts payable are processed in a timely and efficient manner. This person will review all invoices for accuracy, appropriate documentation and approval.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Maintain AP Inbox and respond to all vendor inquiries.
    • Maintain vendor records and current W-9.
    • Codes items such as invoices and check requests with correct codes to ensure accurate data entry into the financial system.
    • Track invoices received and request those not received in a timely manner to ensure completeness in invoice process.
    • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies.
    • Support internal and external requests.
    • Create weekly wire requests for international vendors.
    • Assist with other projects as needed.

     

     

    Specialized Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Understanding of basic accounting principles.
    • Ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
    • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Attention to detail, strong analytical and solution-oriented thinking.
    • Ability to self-start and work well independently under limited direction.

     

     

    Education/Experience2+ years accounts payable or accounting experience, BS degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent experience preferred but not required.

     

    Training/EquipmentStrong working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).  Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus.

     

    Work Environment/Mental/Physical RequirementsFast-paced office environment with deadlines.  Successful candidates are comfortable with day-to-day multi-tasking, as well as managing multiple projects simultaneously with frequent change in direction and priority. After all, it is digital.            

     

    NOTE:  This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

     

     

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