Arcadia University, Domestic

  • Accounts Payable Clerk (part-time)

    Location US-PA-Glenside
    Regular Staff Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for the accurate recording of all invoices and check requests and making timely payments to all Arcadia University vendors.  This position is part-time, 20 hours per week, 12 months a year.


    Arcadia University is a top-ranked private university in Greater Philadelphia and promises a distinctly global, integrative, and personal learning experience that prepares students to contribute and lead in a diverse and dynamic world. A national leader in study abroad and international education, Arcadia has been named #1 in undergraduate study abroad participation by the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors Report for the past seven years. Approximately 3,900 students attend Arcadia, and the University’s 2,500 undergraduate students choose from more than 65 fields of study.


    Applications must be submitted online through Arcadia's Human Resources portal to receive full consideration. Please do not email application materials to hiring manager.

    For additional information and to apply, please visit: and submit a cover letter, resume and names and phone numbers of three professional references.


    Application review will begin immediately. Posting will be removed from the website once we've established a sufficient talent pool for consideration.


    Arcadia University seeks candidates of diverse cultural backgrounds and abilities. Arcadia University encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply. All offers of employment are conditional based on successful completion of a background check.


    Essential Functions:

    • Assist in preparing weekly accounts payable check run, which consists of matching invoices and purchase orders for payment
    • Follow up on unreconciled invoices and purchase orders, and assist with resolving discrepancies
    • Ability to process large batches of data entry with accuracy and attention to detail
    • Review invoices for accuracy, appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
    • Review travel and entertainment reimbursements for allowable expenses and mileage rates
    • Act as a liaison between University and vendors regarding accounts payable issues

    Marginal Functions:

    • Other related duties as assigned in order to contribute to the success of the Accounts Payable Department

    Received: The Accounts Payable Coordinator reports directly to and receives supervision from the Assistant Controller.

    Given: The Accounts Payable Coordinator does not directly supervise employees, however, s/he will collaborate with the Accounts Payable clerk in the performance of her/his duties.


    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Microsoft Dynamics GP experience strongly preferred
    • Strong analytical, organizational, and time management skills
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Outstanding customer service skills and positive attitude
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced work environment on various issues
    • Ability to successfully complete a background check and a financial credit check


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • 1 year of progressively complex experience in accounts payable processing
    • High School diploma or equivalent


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