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Job ID: 143555

Manager, Accounts Payable
University of Idaho

Date Posted Jul. 1, 2020
Title Manager, Accounts Payable
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Administrative Support/Services

University of Idaho

Manager, Accounts Payable

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Controller

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $66,955 to $83,679 per year depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Accounts Payable Manager manages the day to day operations of the Accounts Payable department, which includes Travel Services and the Purchasing Card Program. The Accounts Payable manager promotes a strong customer service orientation, while ensuring appropriate internal controls against fraud, abuse, waste or misuse of funds. This position is responsible for maintaining current knowledge of systems, financial services products, legal and compliance issue, and best practices related to efficient operations and maximizing the use of University resources. This position works closely and cooperatively with other units within the Division of Finance and Administration and user departments to accomplish shared goals and objectives in support of the institutional mission.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in accounting or related field plus four years of experience in a complex accounting environment, including at least four years of supervisory experience.
Experience in a high-volume, fast-paced and automated accounting operation using computer-based accounting systems.
Experience analyzing complex and detailed financial data, identifying and correcting errors
Experience in interpreting and applying regulations, laws and policies
Experience with spreadsheet software

Preferred Qualifications:

Professional certification: CPA, CMA, or Accounts Payable Manager (APM).
Completion of formal supervisor training program.
Experience in computer-based fund accounting system in a university setting.
Experience in accounts payable processing.
Experience with Ellucian Banner ERP.
Ability to use tact when handling sensitive information and to use independent judgement and initiative to make decisions in difficult situations.
Demonstrated ability to effectively organize tasks to meet deadlines.
Effective communication skills.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002493P

Posting Date: 05/28/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications received by July 15, 2020 will be given priority consideration.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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