Accounting Assist/Administrative Assistant

Posted: 6/14/2019 | Expires: 7/14/2019

Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Function: Production
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopolgy, is recruiting for the position of Administrative Assistant/Accounting Clerk. The position is responsible for assisting the Staff Accountant with all processes related to the station's account payables, including but not limited to the review/confirmation/general ledger account coding and processing of all account payable invoices received at the station, administration of the station general petty cash box fund, reconciliation of station personnel corporate purchasing cards. Position also assists the General Manager, Human Resource Director, General Sales Manager, and News Director with station administrative duties. This position also includes receptionist duties, interacting with all levels of internal and external clients, vendors, viewers and corporate partners and as such must excel in customer service and professional communication.

Essential Duties:

50% Assist Accounting Manager with processing of station accounts payable. Review all station invoices for validity and accuracy, match to purchase order, scan into Markview, assign appropriate general ledger account codes and forward to appropriate Department Head for approvals. Maintain and update station a/p purchase order log. Responsible for assigning the appropriate general ledger account codes to station personnel corporate purchasing card and monthly reconciliation of each card. Administer station general petty cash box fund. Ordering office supplies and maintaining office supply inventories.

40% Assists with various administrative duties for HR, News, Sales, Administration, Engineering.

10% Other duties as assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent


1 year in an administrative support position

Specific knowledge, skills and abilities:

Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Outlook, Excel

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to multi-task

KPTV-KPDX, a Meredith owned duopoly is located in Beaverton, Oregon. Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video - to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 owned or operated television stations reaching 11 percent of U.S. households. Meredith's portfolio is concentrated in large, fast-growing markets, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 - including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland - and 13 in Top 50 markets. Meredith's stations produce 700 hours of local news and entertainment content each week, and operate leading local digital destinations.

Meredith Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.