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Accounts Payable Associate

Company:
Farmingdale State College
Job Location:
Farmingdale, New York
Category:
Administrative Assistants

Farmingdale State College seeks a self-motivated and team oriented individual to join our Procurement Office as an Accounts Payable Associate, reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager. The selected individual should be able to communicate between departments and vendors in a timely fashion and become familiar with the New York State procurement guidelines and finance law. The successful candidate must be highly organized and detail oriented, with the ability to multi task. In this position, the candidate will perform a variety of accounts payable duties including but not limited to:

  • Processing payments for all purchase orders, requisitions, and travel reimbursements, ensuring compliance with NYS and SUNY rules and regulations.
  • Ensuring that voucher and travel files are complete and accurate.
  • Processing refunds of appropriations as needed.
  • Reconciliation of Travel and NET card transactions.
  • Liaison between the campus and SUNY administration, Office of the State Comptroller, and NYS Division of Taxation and Finance.
  • Assisting the campus community to expediate and resolve Accounts Payable and Travel issues.
  • Management of the Accounts Payable and Travel webpages, including content creation.
  • Assisting the Accounts Payable Manager in educating the campus on NYS rules and regulations, including Travel and NET cards.
  • General phone support and overall office administration.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven ability to work independently and/or under minimal supervision
  • Experience working in higher education, preferably a SUNY college
  • Knowledge of NYS Accounts Payable and travel policies and procedures
  • Experience with e-Procurement systems; specifically, JAGGEAR is a plus

Additional Information:

This is a full-time UUP position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Wednesday, May 11, 2022 and ending Tuesday, May 24, 2022, UUP Farmingdale applications will be given priority.
  • CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Thursday, June 9, 2022
  • Salary: $55,000/year

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans

VISA SPONSORSHIP IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION

The Consumer Information web page can be viewed at the following link

http://www.farmingdale.edu/consumer-information/index.shtml

This page describes various services, information and statistics on many different aspects of the College's operations.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates may apply by clicking this link. The following documents are required for all positions:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/C.V.

Only applications made through Farmingdale's electronic application system will be accepted. Once you successfully apply you will receive an email as confirmation and be directed to another page in order to upload additional documents. Returning applicants may login to their Farmingdale State College Careers Account to apply for this position. See the FAQ for using our online system. Please contact us if you need assistance applying through this website.

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