Payables Compliance Analyst

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Job Summary

This position is the primary touchpoint for the continual review of departmental procedures and implementation (as needed) of processes and practices in Accounts Payables. The Payables Analyst is the overall responsible for compliance and implementation of internal controls for the Payables department operations.

Job Duties

  • Analysis of vendor’s transactions for preparation of 1099 information for the annual filing requirement with IRS.  Reviewing processes for strategic improvements and implementation of Lean principals. Tax law and regulation research to insure tax compliance and proper reporting
  • Assist Accounts Payable team with gathering support for all audits.
  • Analysis of list of outstanding checks, identification and processing of stale checks, collaboration with University departments in order to ensure proper payment processing and appropriate accounting.
  • Research and deliver solution for a variety of internal and external inquiries concerning interpretation of business transactions, method of payment, account status and efficient processing.
  • Process international wire transactions, analysis of currency conversion and transaction charges.
  • Investigate international payment issues, provide consultation to departments paying foreign individuals, and offer suggestions for continuous process improvement.
  • Staying current on Payables regulatory requirements, continuing education and best practices in Payables. Staying current on software changes and new system functionality and troubleshooting current problems with the Banner, BuyWay, Chrome River, Form Stack software applications. Implementing Lean practices and encouraging Lean participation in Accounts Payable.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Experience with complex ERP systems, web-based applications for financial transactions and expense management, document imaging systems and electronic payment methods. Excellent communication skills
  • 2-3 year of Accounts Payable and Business Operations experience, or a combination of education and experience of 5 years
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, ability to works with representatives from various departments and outside vendors

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Posted: 6/19/2019
Application Due: 8/18/2019
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