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Dow Jones Accounts Payable Analyst (Hybrid) in PRINCETON, New Jersey

Job Description: About us:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Role

The AP Analyst provides financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures. You will work independently and take the initiative to resolve issues and suggest solutions for the betterment of the team and organization. You will report to the Sr. Manager, GFO, AP and be based in our Princeton, New Jersey office.

You Will:

  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances

  • Monitor discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; ensure credit is received for outstanding memos

  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions

  • Review aged creditor reports and clear outstanding credits and unpaid invoices

  • Handle daily reconciliation of invoice interfaces

  • Handle workflow exceptions and clear them from the system according to established procedures

  • Review all applicable invoices to determine correct application of non-resident withholding tax

  • Take ownership of Accounts Payable mailbox ensuring queries are responded to in a timely and professional manner

  • Review and analyze vendor spend reports to identify costs that can be pushed over to Purchase Orders

  • Assist in month end close processes

  • Analyze current processes and recommend improvements

  • Assist with gathering document support for SOX and financial audits

  • Vendor creation. Review and validate records for all new vendors and register them on the AP system

  • Vendor maintenance. Validate any requested changes to vendor records following our compliance policy

You Have:

  • Undergraduate degree and preferably with at least 1 year experience in the above areas (recent graduate with relevant internship experience will also be considered)

  • SAP experience is a plusBasic knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements

  • General math skills and excellent data entry skills

  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs

  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, a critical thinker

  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills

  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Education Benefits

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • Family Care Benefits

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Business Area: Dow Jones - Finance

Job Category: Finance

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 42128