Accounting Specialist

Finance Lexington, KY Raleigh, NC Charlotte, NC Kansas City, MO


Position at McClatchy

McClatchy is hiring an Accounting Specialist responsible for Circulation Accounting processes for all McClatchy's newspapers which includes processing and recording customer and carrier financial transactions.


  • Process subscriber payment batches (e.g. credit card, ACH, lockbox), carrier, dealer, kiosk, and other payments
  • Research circulation payments as needed to ensure accurate postings to subscriber, carrier and dealer accounts
  • Process complaints and supply batches as needed
  • Generate subscription notices
  • Daily subscriber system task completion
  • Resolve subscriber rating and processing errors
  • Prepare carrier and single copy statements for mailing or distribution
  • Process subscriber credit card, check and ACH refunds
  • Process several types of circulation adjustments via manual data entry and/or spreadsheet upload
  • Perform regular audits of returns in conjunction with local site policy
  • Other assignments and duties as requested

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business; OR a minimum of 2 yrs experience in Accounting; OR a combination of education and experience
  • Basic PC skills including Google Suite of products, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Customer Service experience
  • 10-key and typing with speed and accuracy
  • Knowledge of News Cycle Solution systems or newspaper financial processes