Business Office - Accounts Payable


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Business Office - Accounts Payable

Expected Start Date: As soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Date Posted: 11/2/2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.

Job Description:

Position Title: Accounting – Accounts Payable


Grade: Unclassified



This is professional accounting work of a complex nature, which involves coordinating the activities of the accounts payable section.  Work is performed rather independently, in accordance with policies and regulations, as set forth in a variety of accounting procedures and systems established by higher authority.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Directs the activities of the accounts payable section in the timely processing of outstanding obligations and preparation of disbursement reports; purchase order/vendor invoice processing; direct payments processing; urgent bills processing; travel reimbursements processing; petty cash reimbursements processing; balancing and correction of disbursement edit reports; analysis of outstanding orders reports; and the maintenance of vendor relations.


Required Knowledge, skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of accounts payable systems.
  • Extensive knowledge of documentation standards.
  • Considerable knowledge of computer-based accounts payable systems.
  • Considerable knowledge of purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Considerable knowledge of the university, state, and federal travel regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the on-line Accounts Payable System.
  • Working knowledge of the on-line Vendor System.
  • Ability to apply management principles and communicate effectively with vendors, faculty, staff, and students.


Minimum Training and Experience

A bachelor's degree in business or accounting with special training in electronic data processing, and five years of experience in accounts payable, three years of experience in preparatory accounting, plus two years of professional-level experience in accounting.

To Apply

Complete an Application for Employment online. Faculty positions may still require applicants to mail transcripts and other documents. See application for details.


For questions regarding this posting contact:
Paine College
Office of Human Resources

Paine College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Educational Opportunity Institution.


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