Accounting Specialist-Neptune

New Jersey Press Media, part of the USA TODAY Network, is seeking an Accounting Specialist to support our East Region Circulation Accounts Receivable group.

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for completing timely, efficient, and accurate general finance tasks related to the business units within the hub. The Accounting Specialist services the Regional Circulation Finance Manager and business units as needed. The Accounting Specialist will focus primarily on Circulation Accounts Payable workflows, Circulation data entry, and customer service. Accuracy, timeliness and strong customer service skills are requirements for success.

In this role, you will:

  • Process and balance single copy returns
  • Prepare carrier and subscriber refunds for hub sites
  • Reconcile Single Copy accounts and help manage the aging for East hub sites
  • Review Subscriber Aging file for East hub sites
  • Adjusts PIA, Single Copy, and Carrier accounts per authorized documentation for the East Hub sites
  • Circulation adjustment batch processing for East hub sites
  • Prepare and run monthly financial reports.
  • Backup to cash processing and deposits.
  • Is aware of and adheres to Sarbanes-Oxley and F/ARM requirements
  • Develops relationships and provides support to the Regional Circulation Finance Manager and business unit personnel
  • Active participation during internal audits if needed
  • Develops and maintains a relationship with shared service centers relating to specialist’s expertise
  • Provides and maintains excellent customer service to hub management, business unit personnel and external customers
  • Other duties as assigned

Here’s what you need:

  • Associated degree in business or 2+ years of general accounting clerical work experience
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and customer/client orientation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient in Circulation systems as needed
  • Strong excel skills
  • Excellent data entry skills – 10 key and typing proficiency
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with internal and external customers
  • Working knowledge of business systems as needed
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Strong math skills and the ability to balance numbers
  • Ability to work in changing environment and support multiple business units simultaneously

Here’s what we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Saving Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off to Volunteer in the Community
  • Employee Discount Program


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