Junior Accountant

POSITION TITLE: Junior Accountant
REPORTS TO: Senior Accountant
STATUS: Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt
LOCATION: Costa Mesa
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with Experience
BENEFITS: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan and Professional Development opportunities


Public Media Group of Southern California (PMGSC) is looking for an organized and calculated Junior Accountant to join our team. If you are an accounting professional who enjoys helping to solve problems and working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment, then send your cover letter and resume to hr@pmgsocal.org today!


Public Media Group of Southern California (KCET, PBS SoCal and LINK TV) tell stories that matter through original programs that reflect the diversity of the region, and the full schedule of trusted PBS programs. Our content channels – KCET and PBS SoCal – are available for free on internet-connected screens and seven local broadcast channels. LINK TV can be accessed through national satellite channels.

A donor-supported community institution, PMGSC sparks the sharing of ideas at in-person cultural events and community conversations and delivers social impact through services that prepare our most vulnerable children for school.


The Junior Accountant will process accounts payable, accounts receivable and assist with month-end data entry, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. You will work in a high-volume office, processing and managing invoices for multiple locations; and work collaboratively with a team of skilled professionals in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, demonstrating precision and expertise, in order to maximize efficiency and productivity, reporting to the Senior Accountant.


  • Match invoices to purchase order or contract
  • Enter all invoices, check requests and expense reports into the accounting system
  • Work with departments to coordinate monthly invoicing
  • Assist with entry of cash receipts into accounting system, journal entries for the end of the month and account reconciliations


  • Knowledge of accounting terminology and accounting principles
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-starter with an initiative to learn
  • Aptitude for numbers and exceptional commitment to accuracy
  • Team-player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding problem solving and analytical thinking skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Public Media experience a plus

Education and Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of accounts payable and accounts receivable experience

Equal Opportunity Employer

PMGSC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@pmgsocal.org.