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CBS Corporation Accounts Payable/Receptionist in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Accounts Payable/Receptionist

REF#: 34010

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN


CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


  • Receive all incoming accounting mail to distribute and log checks received.

  • Process all invoice payments including matching to purchase orders and routing for signatures

  • Investigate discrepancies between purchase orders and invoices.

  • Enter all invoices into Oracle AP system.

  • Maintain system that tracks invoice receipt in order to prepare monthly accruals.

  • Prepare vendor additions and changes for corporate processing.

  • Assist with Company Store inventory.

  • Process monthly Sales & Use tax reporting and payments.

  • Handle incoming viewer phone calls on the switchboard.

  • Communicate with various departments regarding issues pertaining to viewer calls.

  • Greet clients and guests of the television station.

  • Work with security guards and monitor security for the building.



  • Associate’s degree in accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong personal computer and business systems software skills.

  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be well organized, reliable, able to multi-task, results-oriented, flexible, and possess good time management skills with attention to detail.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with personnel both inside and outside of the company.


  • Customer service and two years accounting experience preferred.

  • College graduate and experience with Oracle systems preferred.


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