Accounts Payable Specialist

Job description

Accounts Payable Specialist June 03, 2021

Lake Forest College seeks a full-time Accounts Payable Specialist to facilitate the accounts payable process at the College, including processing invoices and reimbursements, maintaining vendors and representing the College through vendor relations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Process invoices and reimbursements for payment, including verifying appropriate approval, account coding, as well as reviewing for compliance with College policies and procedures.
  • Provide daily assistance to the College community and vendors on invoice-related issues.
  • Manage the campus credit card process.
  • Assist with the mentoring and development of our student workers.
  • Participate in the annual 1099 and 1042 processing.


  • Minimum of a High School degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong data entry skills.
  • Knowledge of the Accounts Payable process.
  • Accounts Payable or accounting experience preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and telephone skills required.
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel.


To apply please submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail to: Jessica West at [email protected].

Lake Forest College embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from women, members of historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.




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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 9/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time