Accounting Specialist


Posted: 11/22/2020

Performs a variety of accounting duties that range in level of complexity from clerical accounting duties such as managing receivables or serving as payroll reporter, to more complex duties such as preparing budget or reconciling accounts.

Recognized as one of the leading public television stations in the country, PBS Utah is committed to serving the Utah community through diverse local productions, K-12 educational programs, and community engagement. PBS Utah works to provide the people of Utah and surrounding areas with relevant programming and services while upholding core values of integrity, fairness, independence, education, and innovation.

Prepares departmental or grant budgets and cost reports, and does variance analysis.
2.     Reviews PBS Utah and KUER expense and accounting documents for accuracy and appropriate approvals and ensures transactions are charged to the correct account.
3.     Handles PBS Utah and KUER accounts receivable for department including invoice preparation, bank deposits, aging reports, follow up on past due accounts.
4.     May prepares and processes purchasing and travel documents. Solves problem with invoices and processes for payment.
5.     Reconciles PBS Utah and KUER monthly management statements and maintains back-up documentation.
6.     May supervises and/or train accounting clerks and other clerical staff.
7.     May serve as petty cash custodian for the department.
8.     May purchase and maintain office supplies for department.
9.     May serves as Payroll reporter. Reviews each employee’s KRONOS for accuracy, and prepares report for Sign-Off.
10.  Downloads, reviews and reconciles PBS Utah payroll report. Ensures labor costs are charged to the correct accounts.  
11.  Prepares payroll reports as needed.
12.  May prepares Video/DVD Sales Report for internal use and related reports for PBS.
13.  Reallocates and reconciles purchasing cards.
14.  Prepares PBS Utah & KUER internal financial reports.
15.  Responsible for assigned sections of the PBS Utah and KUER monthly budget reports.
16.  Prepares preliminary PBS Utah and KUER budgets for assigned areas.
17.  Completes PBS Utah/KUER CPB Station Activities Benchmarking Survey personnel workbook.
18.  Assists with new fiscal year budget planning.
19.  Assists with preparation of the annual audit.
20.  Maintains filing system; archives documents per record retention guidelines.
21.  Checks PBS Utah and KUER websites for CPB Community Service Grant compliance
22.  Cross-trains/performs back-up duties with other KUER and PBS Utah positions as required.
23.  Assists Accounting staff and employees with inquiries.
24.  Performs other duties as assigned.