Principal Accounts Specialist - Housing & Residential Life
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
August 29, 2018
32635.20 - 46737.60
Position Description: This position is located in the Department of Housing & Residential Life, providing support to both Housing & Residential Life and Contract Administration. The employee is responsible for Accounts Payable, PCards, and data entry.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Accounts Payable – 50% o Processes invoices appropriately and correctly for payment (includes forwarding copies of documents to Imaging) directly into the Peoplesoft financial system and through the PeopleSoft Document Interface (PDI). o Maintains purchase order and delivery slip files. o Monitors open purchase orders and statements of accounts and resolves with staff and/or vendors. o Assists staff to ensure payment documentation is completed appropriately. o Reconciles P-Card transactions and prepares PCard expense reports o Adheres to University and department policies and procedures.
Data Entry – 35% o Codes, batches, enters and proofs financial document data into accounting software system (JD Edwards General Ledger) by established monthly due dates. o Assist with annual budget entry into JD Edwards software system. o Non-Sponsored A/R billing specialist – enters external billings.
Office Support - 10% o Maintains financial document files. o Deposits payments (backup) o Copies and distributes various reports.
Other Duties - 5% o Attends various department meetings and participates on assigned project teams. o Serves as back-up for other finance team members. o Continues professional development through attendance of courses, workshops, seminars and other meetings. o Demonstrates ethical behavior in conducting all job responsibilities o Other duties as assigned.
*The employer reserves the right to change or add duties to this position as long as the changes and/or additions are consistent with the job classification.
Work Environment: Work is performed in an office setting.
Pay Range: $15.69 - $22.47 per hour
Minimum Qualifications: (Knowledge, skills and abilities)
High school diploma/GED and two years general accounts transaction experience. Training/education may be substituted for some of the years of experience.
Minimum 2 years - experience with accounts payable and processing credit card transactions
Preferred Qualifications: (Knowledge, skills and abilities)
Prefer prior work experience in accounts payable, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), JD Edwards, and the University of Minnesota financial system, policies and procedures.
Ability to be self-motivated, identify priorities, multi-task, meet deadlines, keep organized, and work as part of a team.
Demonstrate excellent attention to detail in both verbal and written communication.
Internal Number: 326122
About University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
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