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Accounts Payable Supervisor

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Review of applicants to begin on 09/12/2017

Posting Details

Posting Details

Working Title Accounts Payable Supervisor
Position Number C00183
Posting Number C00007P
Type of Recruitment General Public
Pay Band 5
Work Location Radford
Division Finance & Administration-20
College/Unit Financial Services-E&G-2010
Department Accounting Services-20102
Hours Per Week 40
Months Per Year 12
Academic or Calendar Year Calendar Year
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
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Work Schedule

Normal Work Schedule

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact Name for Applicant Pam Simpkins
Contact Phone for Applicant 540-831-5419
Physical Demands

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business management or related curriculum or equivalent training, education or experience

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Procurement and Payables, the Accounts Payable Supervisor oversees the decentralized accounts payable operation to ensure accurate and timely payments in accordance with the requirements of State and University Policy. This position is responsible for: Supervising staff and performing administrative functions, providing customer service, guidance and training regarding proper disbursements. Ensuring accounts payable vouchers are processed with accuracy, validity, and in compliance with GAAP, Virginia Prompt Pay Act, University and State Policies including Commonwealth Accounting Policies and Procedures (CAPP); monitoring, approving, and reconciling travel related activities as necessary; interpreting, explaining and advising users on policies and practices; identifying need and perform training as necessary for University employees; researching and resolving vendor payment disputes, policies, and procedures; assisting in the execution and review of the data collection process that is interfaced to the Virginia Department of Accounts statewide accounting system; management of the Travel Card Program to include training, review and reconciliation of accounts; preparation of required IRS reporting, such as 1099 forms. Incumbent serves as back up for assigned responsibilities of the Director and assist with special projects as deemed necessary.

Required Qualifications

Considerable aptitude of generally accepted accounting principles and practices and state regulations as it relates to accounting actions. Working knowledge of and direct experience using integrated accounting systems. Demonstrated ability to apply and adapt accounting principles and methods to a variety of fiscal needs. Demonstrated ability to train and direct the work of supporting staff. Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines. Advanced skills in the use Microsoft Office Suite. Experience with capturing, analysis and creation of reports from data collected via automated systems. Advanced interpersonal communication and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of constituents and organizations including management, end users, auditors, central state agencies, and government officials.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience using Banner Finance system and related systems to include Chrome River Travel and Expense Management, Cognos reporting tool, state Cardinal accounting system, and eVA (Virginia’s online electronic procurement system). Progressively responsible experience in supervising accounting or fiscal staff and programs

Hiring Range Pay band 5
Posting Date 09/12/2017
Application Review Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applicants to begin on 09/12/2017

Employment Conditions Must have a criminal background check, Statement of Economic Interest is required
Alternate work schedule
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Radford University does not discriminate with regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, veteran status, national origin, religion, or political affiliation in the administration of its educational programs, activities, admission or employment practices.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation in the application process please contact the hiring department.

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