Accounting Assistant
Meredith Corporation - Atlanta, GA

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The Accounting Assistant performs a full range of accounting assistant assignments such as review/confirmation/general ledger account coding and processing of account payable invoices, collection support, budgeting, and other accounting projects. This position is also responsible for handling all of the Vice President's administrative support including correspondence, scheduling, and travel.

Essential Job Functions

40 Assists Finance Management with processes related to the review/confirmation/general ledger account coding and processing of account payable invoices, budgeting, and other accounting projects. Provide back up for log reconciliation. Assist with script matching and distribution as needed. Workflow administrator for Sharepoint Credits and Adjustments for the group.
30 Provides administrative/office manager support to Broadcasting Accounting and Finance Hub. Answers client inquiries, orders office supplies, manage Fedex account, answers departmental phones, generates reports; greets clients and guests and drafts correspondence, creates Excel spreadsheets and tracks expenses. Also responsible for departmental travel and meeting logistics. Will be responsible for ensuring that all department printers and fax consumable supplies are properly stocked.
20 Provides administrative support to the Vice President of Finance. Maintains calendars; schedules meetings and makes travel arrangements. Prepares, composes and initiates correspondence, memos, and reports as required. Answers and screens telephone calls. Completes and submits expenses reports. Creates marketing materials and presentations. Assist in the preparation of certain monthly group reports.
10 Assists hub staff with month-end, quarter-end and year-end reporting such as headcount, YTD credits and adjustments. Prepares industry and regulatory reports such as TVB and retrans payment processing. Receive, track, and maintain records of stations' monthly, quarterly and year-end reports.

Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
All must be met to be considered.

Bachelors Degree Accounting or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Three years of administrative experience required, preferably in a role simultaneously supporting multiple managers including at least one year with direct administrative support for an executive. Minimum of a year of general accounting work experience.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be proactive, highly organized and independent with ability to manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
Ability to interact courteously and effectively with all levels of Meredith employees, customers, and clients.
Highly proficient using various software including MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe.
Experience with Oracle, Hperion and Sharepoint strongly desired.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Must be able to work individually or as part of a team and have strong team orientation skills.
Must be flexible and adaptable to meet changing needs and priorities.
Good problem solving skills.
Overall knowledge of a television station's operations helpful.

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Meredith may be the true domestic goddess of media. A home and family media firm, Meredith publishes magazines, special interest...