AP Analyst

United States, North America
Feb 11, 2014
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Job Location Research Place - 45155 Research Pl - AS0004
Campus Location: Ashburn
Division/Vice President: Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT)
College/School/Department: Not Applicable

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 003178
Working Title: AP Analyst
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 12
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification, Credit
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Emergency Designation: No
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 02/04/2014
Job Close Date: 02/13/2014
Open Until Filled: No
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:

The AP Analyst position is in Accounts Payable Services in the Finance Division. The AP Analyst will process invoices and payment requests and research and respond to payables related inquiries. Accounts Payable Services is responsible for processing university payments to internal and external customers. They establish processes and procedures to ensure the university meets its payment obligations in a timely fashion. They provide guidance and support for internal customers throughout the invoice and payment processing cycle. They also partner with the Procurement, Supplier Maintenance and the Tax departments to ensure the transactions are compliant with the university's policies and other regulations.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma (or its equivalency) plus a minimum two to four years of relevant experience in accounts payable or other shared services, preferably with exposure to high volume processing.

Desired Qualifications:

-Experience with Oracle a strong plus.
-Strong processing/data entry skills, attention to detail and a high accuracy rate.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with customer service skills.
-A positive, professional demeanor.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • Research and respond to payables related inquiries from end-users and suppliers/vendors within two business days following receipt. Effectively, thoroughly and professionally communicate the research results.

  • Process the vendor/supplier invoices and payment requests related to the inquiries. Ensure urgent and/or expedited requests are handled upon receipt. Perform detailed reviews of all documentation supporting invoices and payment requests for adequacy, approvals and compliance with the related governing policies.

  • Review employee expense reports for adequacy and validity of supporting documentation, approvals and compliance with the related governing policies. Identify recurring policies violations.

  • Accurately process approved departmental reclass requests within three business days following receipt. Review each request for approvals and adequacy of supporting documentation as well as compliance with governing policies and procedures.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.