Accounting Specialist

Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 26, 2019
Closes
Sep 02, 2019
Ref
JR-90270876
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Application Instructions

Please list all professional experience and explain any gaps in employment history.

Job Description

Our Circulation department is on the lookout for an expert Accounting Specialist. Someone who knows the ins and outs of intricate business and private individual accounts and can communicate effectively with the independent agents responsible for delivering The Washington Post each and every day. It's a fast-paced position in a dynamic team whose exciting challenges will put your accounting knowledge and experience to the test.

Responsibilities include:
• Process daily billing for our print subscribers
• Calculate and execute financial adjustments on subscriber accounts
• Create accurate and complete billing statements for agents
• Maintain integrity of billing files and transmissions
• Respond promptly to inquiries from agents, call center reps and subscribers
• Resolve billing discrepancies through calculations and analysis
• Perform credit card reconciliations and chargebacks
• Process agent change forms
• Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements include:
• A commitment to excellence in customer service
• Strong communication and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently and flexibly in a team-oriented environment
• Experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced, detail-oriented environment
• Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines
• Computer literacy and practical knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
• Accounting or business degree (desired)