Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week with extra hours as needed.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Accounting Services. The position is located at North Campus, Suite 1500. This position is for the Danforth Campus. Travel to various locations on campus may be required.
This position is responsible for tasks in Accounts Payable department. Primarily responsible for timely entry of invoices into Workday and provide Accounts Payable support to University departments.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Timely entry of invoices into Workday, adhering to University policies and procedures. Provide support, addressing questions and problems, to various University departments.
Handle doc with/enclosure with checks and other special handling of checks. Update spreadsheets to track returned checks.
Complete various tasks in the Accounts Payable department. Maintain working knowledge of various accounts payable procedures, processes and systems.
Research and resolve problem invoices to expedite payment to vendors. Work supplier statements and past due invoices.
Complete special projects and other work as assigned. Support the Supervisor of Accounts Payable.
High school graduate or equivalent high school certification with a minimum of three to four years of experience in accounting or administrative functions.
PC skills including working with Excel spreadsheets and effective communication skills.
Demonstrate high level of keying accuracy and speed.
Experience in accounts payable and customer service.
Experience in a decentralized and/or university environment.
Ability to exercise judgement and take corrective action; has a high attention for detail.
Ten key operation by touch; demonstrated high level of speed and accuracy.
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
Experience working with personal computers; proficiency in spreadsheet applications and word processing (including Microsoft products).
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks under deadlines.
Ability to handle confidential information responsibly.
A self-motivated individual, with the ability to work independently with a high degree of reliability, accuracy and productivity; actively attempts to influence events, originates and takes action; ability to participate as a team member to achieve the goals of Accounting Services.
The hiring range for this position is $17.48 - $22.29 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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