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Employment Type:
Full time
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Accounts Payable Specialist
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McClatchy | Raleigh, NC
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Job Description

McClatchy, a national leader in digital media, is growing rapidly in the digital space and delivering award-winning journalism in innovative ways. We are experiencing the most transformative period in our history.

Come Join McClatchy – a place where you have a voice and the ability to impact our future!

We are hiring an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our Finance team in our downtown Raleigh, NC office.

As the AP Specialist, you will play an important role in ensuring invoices are reviewed, accurately coded, entered into PeopleSoft and submitted for approval, all while meeting deadlines. On a daily basis, you will gather information, analyze data, and utilize critical thinking and organizational skills. You will also be responsible to maintain up-to-date vendor files, assist in preparing monthly accruals and take part in auditing and compliance tasks. 


  • Analyze invoices for proper coding and audit for accuracy
  • Accurately and timely process invoices
  • Input invoices into payment list and submit for approval
  • Audit all travel and expense (T&E) submissions for compliance with T&E policy and other company guidelines
  • Track and submit all inter-company charge-backs
  • Variance Trend & Analysis
  • Maintain accurate and updated vendor files
  • Ensure all vendors required have W-9 on file
  • Assist with period end departmental accruals
  • Assist with period end compliance testing
  • Track and submit relocation, prizes, gifts, etc. that are to be added to employees’ W2s
  • Assist with 1099 statements and reporting



  • 2 years’ experience in Accounts Payable or relevant accounting position, in a large corporation
  • Associates Degree (Accounting, Finance or Business preferred) OR 3 years’ of relevant accounting experience, in lieu of a degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounts payable and general accounting principles and procedures
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets
  • Proficient in data entry and management, with high attention to detail
  • Demonstrated effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written, presentation and oral communication skills
  • High level of initiative and strong follow through
  • Demonstrated a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, successfully move quickly from one task to the next and deal with changing priorities


  • Experience with PeopleSoft

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About McClatchy

The McClatchy Company (McClatchy) is a newspaper company with 30 daily newspapers, approximately 50 non-dailies and direct marketing and direct mail operations located in 29 markets across the United States. The Company also operates local Websites in each of its markets. McClatchy-owned newspapers include, among others, The Miami Herald, The Sacramento Bee, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Kansas City Star, The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer. The Company owns and operates McClatchy Interactive, an interactive operation that provides Websites with content, publishing tools and software development. McClatchy owns 14.4% of Career Builder, LLC and 25.6% of Classified Ventures, LLC. On June 27, 2006, the Company acquired Knight-Ridder, Inc. and subsequently sold 12 of the daily newspapers acquired in Knight-Ridder. On March 5, 2007, McClatchy sold the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune newspaper and other publications and Websites related to the newspaper. (Source: 10-K)