Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION:                  

The purpose of this position is to aid in the fiscal, business development and administrative functions of WHUT and its Business Department.





NATURE AND SCOPE:            

Internal contacts include University staff and students. External contacts include vendors, grant administrators, consultants.


PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:                           

Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports, reconciling with University departments.  Work with internal and external auditors to prepare reports as needed.

Provide oversight of station revenue and insure proper accounting in accordance with University processes and policies, working with General Accounting, Restricted Accounting and other departments.

Prepare accounts receivable and payable reports and communicate with business clients regarding accounts receivable and accounts payable, including vendor payments and client invoices.

Assist in the station’s purchasing functions by preparing purchase orders, maintaining logs and maintaining limit sum reports.

Perform other related duties as assigned.



Knowledge of Howard University’s policies and procedures for purchasing and payment.

Knowledge of accounting practices and ability to track auditors’ reports and work papers. 

Competence in both oral and written English and ability to generate business correspondence.

Knowledge and competency with computers and standard office equipment, including office and business software programs such as Excel, QuickBooks and comparable programs.

Displays good organizational abilities and problem-solving skills.

Ability to promote and maintain effective and harmonious work relations with staff, faculty, students, university officials and the general public.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:                              

bachelor’s degree in finance, Accounting, Business Administration or relevant field and a minimum of three (3) years of relevant work experience. Or any equivalent combination of seven years of experience and training. Experience in a financial setting in a television/radio/media environment or television production center is highly desired.

Job Location: 
Washington, DC
United States
Job Category: 
Job Type: 
Full time
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