Job Title:              Staff Accountant-Accounts Payable

Reports to:           Controller

FLSA Status:         Exempt

Location:              Atlanta (Hybrid Remote and In-Office)


Who we are 

UP Entertainment, home to UPtv, UP Faith & Family and AspireTV, is the destination for positive and authentic storytelling that is relevant to each network’s audience. UPtv, the trusted network for uplifting entertainment, offers exclusive premiere movies, uplifting theatricals and beloved series. UP Faith & Family, America’s favorite streaming service for families, gives instant access to the best in family and faith-friendly entertainment anytime, anywhere, and AspireTV is the leading network for Black and urban lifestyle programming.


What you will do

Performs daily functions of accounts payable, provides support and ad hoc reporting for VP Controller and CFO.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Accounts Payable

  • Review invoices for accuracy, completeness, including proper approval, general ledger coding, project coding, when applicable
  • Review and process employee expense reports and ensure compliance with company policies.
  • Answer and resolve vendor inquiries.
  • Prepare analysis of accounts as required.
  • Process invoices ensuring payment according to terms and discounts taken.
  • Generate and distribute accounts payable checks weekly.
  • Generate all accounts payable reports and maintain all accounts payable files.
  • Monthly reconciliation of accounts payable to the general ledger. 


Month End Close

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries and various supporting schedules as assigned.
  • Annual preparation of 1099’s.
  • Assist with special projects, as required.




A bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance from a four-year college or university; at least 3 years AP experience; Great Plains experience a plus.



Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Experience with Great Plains and SAP Concur is a plus.  



This is a hybrid job role, with a combination of telecommuting workdays and in-office workdays.

The company requires employees who come into our offices be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  We will comply with applicable law regarding exemptions and/or accommodations to the vaccine requirement, such as religious or medical exemptions.