Samford University


Accounts Payable Coordinator I

Date Posted: Mar 13, 2014
Number: ACCF67
Grade: 9
Testing: Yes


The general job duties of an Accounts Payable Coordinator I include the timely processing of vendor invoices for payment, processing of employee expense reports for reimbursement and the reconciling of vendor statements.

Customary office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with one hour for lunch. Any variation from this schedule must be approved in advance.

Duties include:

  • Audit incoming vendor invoices and match with appropriate purchase order and/or receiving documents reconciling any missing data or forms.
  • Input invoices into the Banner Accounts Payable module for processing.
  • Forward completed invoice and any supporting documentation to Accounts Payable Coordinator II for approval.
  • Reconcile vendor statements on a monthly basis with outstanding invoices and/or credits and obtain copies of any missing documents. Where necessary, request a check from vendors with credit balances.
  • Communicate as needed with Samford departments and/or vendors regarding any Accounts Payable questions or problems.
  • Maintain purchase orders, invoices and statements in an organized manner, consistent with department guidelines.
  • Assist in helping customers both in the office and on the telephone as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the appropriate supervisors.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma.
  • At least one year of basic business office experience.
  • At least six months of Accounts Payable experience.
  • Good organizational skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Good data entry skills and basic knowledge of PC use.
  • Applicants must be able to pass basic testing in computer knowledge and 10 key data entry.

Preferred Qualification

  • None

Apply for this job

Submit resume and cover letter with current salary/salary requirements to:

Office of Human Resources
Samford University
800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229
FAX: (205) 726-4027

Resumes received after the posting is removed will not be considered.

Samford University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Employer.
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