Accounts Payable Specialist – Sewickley

The Watson Institute is hiring a full-time Accounts Payable Specialist. This position will work in the Watson Institute administrative offices at our Sewickley, PA location, located less than 17 miles north of Pittsburgh, PA. This position will work Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Employment Type: Full-time

AP Specialist Job Description: 

  • Verifies coding, approvals, and processes accounts payable invoices in Great Plains software for payment on a bi-weekly basis
  • Prepares year-end Form 1099 tax reports
  • Maintains accounts payable module in Great Plains software
  • Prepares daily cash receipts for deposit into bank
  • Analyzes general ledger accounts relating to accounts payable
  • Maintains listing of construction in progress (if applicable)
  • Maintains the online student attendance sheets in Excel
  • Assists with budgeting process by developing schedule, distributing departmental budget worksheets, and summarizing budget data
  • Assists with financial and PDE audits
  • Assists Accounting Manager and CFO with special financial analyses and projects
  • Troubleshoot issues with PaperSave software
  • Maintains vendor contract file
  • Other related duties as assigned

Job Requirements: 

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting or closely related field required
  • One or more years accounts payable experience required
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Knowledge of Great Plains/PaperSave strongly preferred
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to consistently meet all deadlines
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