Accounts Payable Specialist - Pioneer Pacific College

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Position: Accounts Payable Specialist
Job Location: Corporate Office (Milwaukie,OR)
Department: Administration
Status: Full time
Essential Job Duties:
  • Enter new vendors and invoices for payments.
  • Code, batch, and reconcile invoices, purchase orders and vendor statements.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries.
  • Monitor vendor accounts and check requests.
  • Review and verify invoices and check requests.
  • Process daily check runs.
  • Assist with month-end close.
  • 1099 maintenance
  • Vendor maintenance
  • Work closely with purchasing staff.
  • Work with Accounts Receivable Specialist re: Unclaimed Checks
  • Follow internal accounting controls.
  • Back-up for Accounts Receivable Specialist.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Associate's Degree in Accounting or a related field is required, plus 3 – 5 years of recent accounts payable experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – particularly Excel.
  • Excellent organizational skills; attention to detail and accuracy while meeting stated deadlines.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Strong communication skills and service orientation.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles.
  • Familiarity with general ledger coding.
  • Familiarity with accounting software, preference to QuickBooks and Campus Vue.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm
Special Instructions: When applying, include job title in subject line.
Posting Date: 03/20/15
Closing Date: when filled
Posting Specific Questions:

When applying, please reference the position title in your cover letter. If you meet the qualifications for the position the hiring supervisor will contact you to either for a phone interview or to set up a face-to-face interview. If, because of an impairment or disability, you need accommodation during any part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources at (503) 210-2158 or via email:


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