St.  Catherine University

Senior Accountant - Accounts Payable

St. Paul, Minnesota
Oct 01, 2019
Oct 16, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary

St. Catherine University invites applications for a Senior Accountant in Accounts Payable. Reporting to the Business Office, Accounts Payable key functions include: payables, data entry, payment process by checks, ACH , and AP Control, p-card/credit card administration, resolving disputes, data retention and IRS 1099 processing. In addition, this role strives to enhance and continually improve the process in collaboration with others (i.e. Purchasing, IT, Business Office). This position will report to the Director of Finance and this position works collaboratively with the Accounts Payable team which encompasses communication and training of internal/external customers in regards to the Accounts Payable process, and projects as planned by Director. This position will also ensure compliance with internal and merchant banking reporting requirements.

• AP Processing: includes invoices, check requests, consultant forms, employee expense reports, cash advances, pcard, student reimbursements, petty cash, and student refunds.
• Check-Run(s): management of weekly check runs (Checks, ACH , APControl and Student Refunds) including running Banner processes, meeting payment schedules, check register reconciliations and positive pay communication processes
• Customer Service: assist departments with inquiries: journal entry requests, budget inquiries as well as vendor payment questions
• Data Retention: responsible for proper scanning, storage and retention of documents
• IRS 1099 Processing
• AP Process Ownership: enhancements, continuous improvements and collaboration with AP team, including student workers
• PCard Administrator: issue new cards and manage existing cards; train and support all new cardholders; process requests for credit limit adjustments, month end journal entry, review/audit monthly. transactions, create reports to gather data and show metrics.
• Perform the necessary accounting for travel advances, prepaid expenses, and analysis of AP Data.
• Other related duties as assigned or apparent.

Required Qualifications

• A Bachelor's Degree in accounting or business related field and a minimum of three years related experience are required for this position.
• Strong systems skills (i.e. develop, implement, and monitor processes and procedures) is critical.
• The ideal candidate will demonstrate effective organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills, analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
• Strong Microsoft Office Suite and document data entry skills. Banner Finance preferred, but not necessary if experienced with ERP software.

Preferred Qualifications

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and vision.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. For information, contact Suzanne Johnson at Application deadline is October 15, 2019.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO /Drug Free Workplace Employer ~Tobacco-Free Campuses

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