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State Staff Accountant

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KET is Kentucky’s only statewide media organization, serving more than one million people each week with programs and services that educate, inform, and inspire. In addition to broadcasting PBS programming, KET produces a variety of award-winning local productions. KET also creates and provides highly regarded instructional resources, reaching students and educators throughout Kentucky and the nation.

KET has the following full-time position opening at the Network Center in Lexington:

Job Title:

State Staff Accountant

Reports to:

Director of Finance


  • Prepares monthly financial statement, reviews for accuracy and prepares journal entries.
  • Prepares monthly sales tax return and credit card bank transfers.
  • Carry out accounts payable functions in the eMARS system and excel, including vendor and file maintnance and generating reports
  • Reconcile vendor statements.  Answer vendor questions about invoices.
  • Complete year-end audit work papers and annual funding source reports (CPB, SABS, etc).
  • eMARS report developer and in-house technical support.
  • Administer procard program, issue cards, reconcile charges and process monthly payment.
  • Maintain and responsible for encumbrance listing. 
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field plus a minimum of five (5) years related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Other requirements include professional communication and interpersonal skills and proficiency with all Microsoft Office products required. Knowledge of KET and public broadcasting industry a plus.


Dependent on qualifications and experience.


Use the link above to apply. If you have questions, please email


Position open until filled.