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Accounting Associate of Accounts Payable

Trinity Washington University
Washington, DC

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Trinity, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, seeks an Accounting Associate of Accounts Payable who will be part of a dynamic team in the Business Office. This position will report directly to the Controller.

Trinity emphasizes excellence and innovation in teaching and learning across a full range of liberal arts and professional disciplines in undergraduate and graduate education. As such, we are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge, who understands and will support Trinity’s mission, is able to prioritize when faced with several important deadlines, and most importantly works well in a team environment. This is the ideal opportunity for a person who is willing to learn the inner workings of an accounting department.

Job Responsibilities:
This position will primarily be responsible for all Accounts Payable functions within the accounting department and assist with the day-to-day operations of the cashier window. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review and process vendor invoices and employee expense reimbursements.
  • Ensure all invoices and expense reimbursements have proper documentation, approvals, and are allowable costs.
  • Update and maintain vendor records.
  • Filing records (electronically and physically) associated with accounting transactions.
  • Manage the annual preparation of 1099s.
  • Oversee employee credit card reporting and follow-up.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Assist with annual audit and preparation of financial documents as needed.
  • Serve as cashier, processing student payments, preparing daily batch reports and journal entries for posting.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.
  • 3 years of experience in an accounting office. Higher education experience is a plus.
  • Exceptionally organized with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good research, analysis, and problem-solving skills.
    Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Outlook, Word).
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, Great Plains a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work normal weekday business hours and some Saturdays.

Trinity offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to full-time employees to include Health, Dental & Vision insurance, Employer Paid Life and Disability benefits, 403(b) Retirement plan with employer match up to 6%, Paid Family Leave, Trinity Center Membership Free to all employees to include full size pool, walking track, weight & Cardio equipment, Free campus parking, Free Shuttle bus between campus & Brookland Metro station and more.

Qualified Applicants, please APPLY HERE.

Trinity is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.


trinity_washington_university2.jpgTrinity Washington University is a comprehensive university offering a broad range of educational programs that prepare students across the lifespan for the intellectual, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of contemporary work, civic, and family life. The College of Arts and Sciences offers women an interdisciplinary liberal arts education at the undergraduate level. The School of Education provides coeducational graduate programs leading to teacher certification and Master’s degrees. The School of Professional Studies offers business, technology, and liberal arts programs to professional men and women. Trinity Washington University offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package for faculty and staff. Many of these benefits are available on a cafeteria plan (pre-tax) program. This pre-tax program allows employees to choose their benefits and pay for them with pre-tax dollars. For a brief overview of the benefits offered at Trinity Washington University, visit our benefits website.



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