Staff Accountant

Seeking qualified applicants for a Staff Accountant (Cultural Program Manager) for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

Full Job Description and details can be found below.

Please send cover letter, resume and references via the email or to the mailing address below:

Kristina Dodd
600 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301

Applicant subject line must read as follows:
Staff Accountant (Cultural Program Manager)

Deadline for submission is until position is filled.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting are Equal Opportunity Employers

West Virginia Public Broadcasting – Job Description

Title: Staff Accountant            Department: Finance

Employment Type: Full-Time

Location: Beckley


Staff Accountant

West Virginia Public Broadcasting is looking for an individual to fill a full-time Staff Accountant position. This position would provide administrative and support services to the Financial Office. The staff accountant is responsible for the accounts payable and the accounts receivable, fixed assets, and all aspects of OASIS, including purchasing. The Staff Accountant will prepare and maintain financial records to track the organization’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities. This position may be responsible for preparing reports on expenditure comparisons and budget estimates, analyzing complex accounting transactions and reports for compliance with accounting/auditing guidelines and procedures. Also completing account reconciliations and other accounting duties as assigned.


  • Performs general cost accounting and other related duties for the organization.
  • Prepares monthly balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements.
  • Maintains the general ledger.
  • Codes invoices, sets up new accounts, reconciles accounts, and closes the monthly books.
  • Reconciles bank accounts at least monthly, verifies deposits, and addresses inquiries from banks.
  • Reconciles cash disbursement accounts, payroll, customer accounts, and other financial accounts; manages accounts receivable collections.
  • Verifies and/or completes payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Provides outside auditors with assistance; gathers necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit.
  • Files tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies.
  • Coordinates with software vendor to maintain accounting software systems; recommends updates to enhance the accounting software.
  • Manages the purchasing and invoicing system.
  • Maintains knowledge of acceptable accounting practices and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

All office duties and responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting.
  • Understanding of and the ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting software.
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and on a team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field, required.

At least three years of related experience required.


Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Exempt (40 hours/week, M-F) salaried position. Benefits offered — medical, dental, eye and state retirement.