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Centenary College of Louisiana
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 2911 Centenary Blvd, SHREVEPORT, LA 71106
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ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COORDINATOR

The Accounts payable Coordinator performs accounting, review, and compliance duties in the preparation and maintenance of disbursements and other financial records.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Receives, reviews and processes invoices and other requests for payment; ensures adherence to fiscal policies; verifies proper approvals; issues checks for payment.
  • Controls and issues purchase orders; checks purchase orders and other documentation to reconcile data between purchase orders and invoices.
  • Performs data entry on vouchers.
  • Audits and processes travel requests; maintains travel advances and records.
  • Prepares and files state, city and parish sales tax reports. Responds to inquiries from tax authorities.
  • Answers inquiries regarding payment by college checks.
  • Answers general Business Office telephone. Receives and sorts incoming departmental mail.
  • Balances Accounts Payable ledger accounts weekly and monthly.
  • Reconciles check cashing service account monthly.
  • Process quarterly annuity payments.
  • Assists working the front counter, and semester registration and financial clearance.
  • Maintains various accounting, files, and records.
  • Other related projects, duties and responsibilities may be assigned as deemed necessary.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements to perform this job successfully: an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

MINIMUM

  • Associate’s Degree/ Two years of College + Two (2) years of related work experience -OR four (4) years of related work experience
  • People and team oriented individual and ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Working knowledge of general ledger accounting functions. Detail and accuracy oriented.
  • Good organizational and strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated, well organized, and able to multi-task
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and other general office equipment (i.e., printer, telephone, fax machine, copy machine, and typewriter). Computer skills necessary including Microsoft Office Suite.

PREFERRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or other Business related major
  • Three years related accounts payable experience
  • Higher Education work experience
  • Experience with SunGard Banner Financial software
  • Experience with a selective, residential, Liberal Arts college.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Director of Human Resources

Centenary college of Louisiana

2911 Centenary Boulevard

Shreveport, LA  71104

Email: hr@centenary.edu

Centenary recognizes that diversity is essential to its goal of providing an educational experience where students explore the unfamiliar, invent new approaches to understanding, and connect their work and lives to the world at large. We thus welcome applicants who would add to the College’s diversity of ideas, beliefs, experiences, and cultural backgrounds. EOE

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