Full- Time: Finance Associate, Content

San Francisco, CA
Full Time
Multiplatform Content
Entry Level

 In conjunction with the Finance Analyst the purpose of this position is to provide financial support to all staff in the content division and to work closely with the Accounts Payable department and vendors to facilitate payment. 

The Finance Associate is responsible for providing a variety of services that support the Content Finance Team and internal and external clients in a timely and professional manner. The Finance Associate will be expected to handle confidential data securely and with discretion.

Salary range information will be provided to applicants who are contacted for an interview


One of our core values at KQED is that we are better together, and that we commit to learning, growth, and holding ourselves accountable. We value the contributions of marginalized people in society — including Black, Indigenous, and all people of color,  people with disabilities, and LGBTQIA+ people — and we believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do, and we strongly encourage members of these communities to apply.

This role will work hybrid between working in KQED's newly renovated headquarters and working remotely. KQED requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the procurement process by creating requisitions, distributing purchase orders and processing invoices in a timely manner. 
  • Source and purchase necessary production/office supplies and manage news and software subscriptions.
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for Direct Travel/Concur. Assist clients with expense reports and travel arrangements and event registration as needed. 
  • Perform multi-department credit card reconciliations on a monthly basis, ensuring proper PO's are created, coding is correct, and required backup is included.
  • Coordinate with Independent Contractors on material releases and facilitating payments.
  • Review expense reports and adjust coding as needed.
  • Coordinate with content creators to collect and review all music cue sheets. Share sheets with our music library partner, following their strict specifications and deadlines.
  • Provide administrative support and research services to the content finance team.
  • Maintain all records in a secure, neat and easily accessible manner.
  • Perform other essential duties as assigned.


Position Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's Degree (Finance or business-related field preferred)


Knowledge/Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 1 year of office experience
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Proficiency with Outlook, Excel, Word, Google, Acrobat
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to handle confidential data responsibly
  • Highly organized
  • Operates with a sense of urgency
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Skilled in cross departmental collaboration
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Interested in workflow and operational systems


Knowledge/Experience Desired:

  • Experience with Concur and Sage Intacct
  • Experience working in non-profit sector


Mission/Benefits Info: 

Let us tell you more about our benefits:

Whether you’re single, married, have children, are in a domestic partnership or anything in between, we have you covered. Employees at KQED enjoy a family-friendly workplace offering paid time off, paid holidays, paid parental leave, family medical leave benefits, comprehensive health/vision/dental and commuter benefits as well as a 403(b) plan. KQED encourages diversity, openness and offers training to support personal and professional development. In addition, we are proud to offer Employee Resource Groups, wellness programs as well as free KQED membership.

The mission that drives us:

KQED is for everyone who wants to be more.    

Our television, radio, digital media, and educational services change lives for the better and help individuals and communities achieve their full potential.

KQED serves the people of Northern California with a community-supported alternative to commercial media.    

We provide people with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st-century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys of exploration- exposing them to new people, places and ideas.




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