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Accounts Payable Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 497874
Location: Moon Campus

Position Department: Accounts Payable
Position Type: Staff Full-Time
The Accounts Payable Coordinator is an important part of the Controller’s Group who is responsible for the daily operations of the accounts payable department, which includes supervising staff and student workers, managing the daily operations of the department, and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of payments.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the accounts payable department, including supervising staff and student workers, managing workflows, and ensuring accuracy and timeliness of payments to vendors.
  • Ensure timely execution of weekly check runs and other external payment methods to ensure vendor payments are processed accurately in accordance with vendor terms.
  • Lead the development and implementation of accounting policies and procedures as well as process improvement initiatives.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports as requested by management.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual audit and other external reporting requests.
  • Ensure the department complies with all state, local, and federal tax reporting requirements and obligations (i.e. 1099’s, escheatable, etc.) in accordance with deadlines.
  • Maintain University’s sales tax-exempt status for all states.
  • Ensure travel and expense reimbursements from staff and faculty are processed on an accurate and timely basis.
  • Monitor vendor accounts and ensure that any discrepancies are identified and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely month-end close of accounts payable.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of accounts payable experience preferred
  • Proven experience supervising staff and managing processes.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficient with accounting software and Microsoft Office.
  • Able to work independently and meet tight deadlines.
Exemption Status: Exempt
Act 153 Clearance Required: No
Required To Pass a Motor Vehicle Report Check (If driving on behalf of the University): No
Required to Pass a Credit Check: Yes
Additional Posting Information: None
Special Applicant Instructions: None
Commitment to Diversity:
Robert Morris University is committed to increasing diversity in our community and actively pursues individuals from all backgrounds. Additionally, RMU complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws and provides equal opportunity in all educational programs and activities, admission of students and conditions of employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.
Reasonable Accommodation Notice:
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please email or call us at (412) 397-6270 if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job.

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