Accounts Payable Specialist

The LSU Foundation is seeking a motivated candidate to fill the role of Accounts Payable Specialist in the central office. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager, the Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for reviewing and approving beneficiary payment requests and invoices, posting payments to the general ledgers, and other duties as assigned. We would love to have you join our dynamic growing team.

Baton Rouge, LA

LSU Foundation

<p>The mission of the LSU Foundation is to inspire and shepherd philanthropic giving to LSU and build long-lasting relationships with donors who bring life to current and emerging university priorities. Its desire is to support LSU in its quest to enhance the student experience, provide working capital to recruit and retain world-class faculty and staff, support life- changing research, and drive economic development. The Foundation is dedicated to stewarding each gift to maximize donors&rsquo; impact on making LSU one of the best universities in the world.</p> http://www.lsufoundation.org/jobs

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Overview: The LSU Foundation is seeking a motivated candidate to fill the role of Accounts Payable Specialist in the central office. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manger, the Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for reviewing and approving beneficiary payment requests and invoices, posting payments to the general ledgers, and other duties as assigned. We would love to have you join our dynamic growing team.&nbsp;<br /><br /> <p>The mission of the LSU Foundation is to inspire and shepherd philanthropic giving to LSU and builds long-lasting relationships with donors who bring life to current and emerging university priorities. Its desire is to support LSU in its quest to enhance the student experience, provide working capital to recruit and retain world-class faculty and staff, support life-changing research, and drive economic development. The Foundation is dedicated to stewarding each gift to maximize donors&rsquo; impact on making LSU one of the best universities in the world.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Review and approve beneficiary payment requests and invoices.</li> <li>Prepare Foundation Operating payment vouchers for CFO approval.</li> <li>Scan and electronically file check requests into work flow system.</li> <li>Key check requests in accounts payable module of ledger system.</li> <li>Initiate payments and upload payment information for distribution via financial institution.</li> <li>Post payments to general ledger.</li> <li>Distribute/mail special handling checks.</li> <li>Respond to and coordinate resolution of routine inquiries from beneficiary departments regarding check requests and corporate credit card charges.</li> <li>Review and code corporate credit card statements in preparation for ledger entry.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Proficient in Microsoft Office</li> <li>Exceptional communication and organizational skills</li> </ul>