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Accounts Payable Analyst

Nexstar

Irving, TX 8 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Nexstar Broadcasting's Dallas Shared Service office is looking for an Accounts Payable (AP) Analyst to support the AP functions for a group of assigned of markets (approximately 15-20 markets). The AP Analyst will work closely with the station's Business Administrators (BA's), General Managers (GM's), and Department Heads.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate flow of invoices in DocLink and sending to sites for approval and account coding. Work with site contacts to ensure all invoices are properly routed.

Perform final check of all invoices to ensure coding is reasonable, approval requirements are met, and sales tax is properly accrued.

Perform accurate vendor maintenance and vendor research.

Address email inquiries from AP email. Provide accurate responses while developing and maintaining strong working relationships with vendors, customers, and sites. Continued focus on excellent customer service and timely responses are critical.

Based on a pre-determined schedule by market and day, invoices are selected for payment. Analyst prepares payment journal and cash reports for approval, prints vendor checks, and provides checks for review, approval, and signing.

Analyst ensures that every check is accounted for sequentially. Checks voided are additionally noted on the log and the checks once voided, are de-faced and maintained in a file.

Reviews vendor invoices for past due amounts in the event the vendor failed to record prior month payment.

Maintains and ensures that Accounts Payable Reports (Payment Journals, Cash Reports, etc.) contain the proper approvals.

Unclaimed Property Reporting research. Work to ensure outstanding checks are researched and cleared. Checks uncashed will need to be voided and removed from the system and proper resolution noted. Possible remedies may include a replacement check, clearing as vendor denotes funds not owed or is an active customer in Wide Orbit, or report as Unclaimed Property to the state governments. Proper support will need to be maintained if the decision is made to simply void and not report as Unclaimed Property.

Work closely with Staff Accounting regarding new vendor set-ups to ensure proper supporting documentation and timely responses to the stations requesting new vendors.

Ensures proper W-9, tax exempt forms, and Liability Release Forms (prizes) are collected, filed, and maintained.

Completes credit applications for vendors as needed.

Assists the Accounts Payable Manager with year-end 1099 processing.

Performs other management requests and related duties as required.

Requirements of position
• Associates degree in Accounting or Management preferred.
• Minimum of 2-3 years' experience in Accounts Payable.
• Strong PC skills using MS Office) and server-based systems.
• Familiarity with DocLink and Microsoft D365 F&O is a plus, but not required.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities.
• Self motivated with strong interpersonal skills.
• Team player with exceptional oral/written communications skills.
• Strong customer service skills including timely and proactive response to questions and ability to follow through to ensure an issue is seen through to completion.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnz7x1-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.