ATSU - Accounts Payable Operator

Employer
A.T. Still University
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking an Accounts Payable Operator on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. The position reports to the Assistant Controller- Accounting Services. The Accounts Payable Operator will maintain current vendor accounts and process weekly invoices. We are seeking an experienced candidate who can assign payments to the proper expense code, work with vendors in a timely manner to resolve past due invoices, and reconcile monthly vendor statements.

Major Job Duties

  • Maintain email and inbox for invoices, department requests, and vendor correspondence
  • Code invoices, vouchers, and check requests
  • Check invoice and purchase orders for accuracy and proper coding
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Process payments through accounting and purchasing software
  • Process and balance weekly check and electronic payments under a strict weekly deadline
  • Verify vendor information to IRS records
  • Monthly reconciliation of accounts payable detail each month to general ledger control account
  • Process voids on vendor payments
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve differences
  • Continual improvement focus on processes and system efficiencies
  • Provide cross-training to other employees
  • Prepare journal entries to correct expense coding
  • Special projects related to accounts payable


Requirements

  • Experience with tax forms (i.e. W-8/W-9) and 1099 reporting
  • Basic knowledge of purchasing/accounts payable process
  • Organizational and time management skills are crucial for this position
  • Effectively communicate verbally and electronically with internal and external
  • Detail oriented to ensure accuracy and quality of work
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Must excel in a team environment and be willing to assist others when needed
  • We are an evolving department that is always innovating and becoming more efficient. An individual ready and willing to be creative and open to change will thrive.

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