Accounts Payable Specialist

Riverside, CA
Mar 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$35,700 - $53,000

Position Information
The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the analysis, audit and approval of travel reimbursements, travel advances, entertainment, relocation/moving and other non-purchase order transactional request for the campus community. Assists employees and departments with identification and interpretation of related University policies, procedures, on-line applications, and foreign currency conversion tools. Responsible for the resolution of outstanding travel advances, reconciliation of related balance sheet accounts. Develops and presents training programs on related payment requests. **Applicants will be required to complete a skills assessment as part of the selection process.**

Minimum Requirements
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Basic knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Basic knowledge of financial or accounting concepts, processes and procedures.
Interpersonal skills; service orientation; active listening; critical thinking; attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, effective verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills.
Ability to function effectively as a member of a team.
Basic knowledge of financial data management and reporting system
Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet and database software.
Ability to perform mathematical calculations.

Preferred Qualifications
Ability to prepare and present training classes and other presentations

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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