Incumbent in this position is primarily responsible for the accurate and timely processing of vendor and employee payments within the constraints of internal and external accounting policies. This includes the matching of all documentation to process invoices and when required, conduct the necessary research to resolve concerns raised by vendors or the University community.
Applies a basic understanding of accounts payable processes, detail-orientation, judgement, and initiative to expedite payments. Acquires and applies knowledge of the University chart of accounts and University/State budget policies and procedures. Instructions, guides and references required in performing duties are obtained primarily from use of written materials (i.e. Policies & Procedures Manuals and software user guides), and authorized changes in procedures. Knows the NCDOR requirements for 4% withholdings and examines documents to make a determination as to whether a payment should be subject to withholdings. Maintains a procedure manual of accounts payable as a guide for backup assistance and updates as new procedures are added. Flexibility in learning new office procedures is expected.