Accounts Payable Assistant

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Mar 10, 2022
Closes
May 28, 2022
Ref
STF10883
Function
Finance
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Accounts Payable AssistantThe George Mason University Foundation Inc. invites qualified candidates to apply for a part-time Accounts Payable Assistant position.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:This part-time position, typically 20 hours per week, provides accounting and clerical support to the Foundation's Associate Director of Accounts Payable, Assistant Controller, Senior Accountant, Controller, and the remaining members of the Foundation Business Office as needed.This position will process activity within the Foundation's corporate credit card system and also provide assistance to the Associate Director of Accounts Payable. These tasks may include review of documentation related to credit card charges, processing of credit card transactions within Bank of America Works, preparations of expense vouchers, and organizing and filing related materials. In addition, this position will complete special assignments as requested by the Controller or CFO.George Mason University Foundation is a 501c (3) non-private foundation and a private corporation organized and operated exclusively for the benefit of George Mason University. The Foundation manages, invests, and administers private gifts, including endowments and real property for the benefit of the University.Responsibilities:Process activity within the Foundation's corporate credit card system and provide aid to the Associate Director of Accounts Payable;Review documentation related to credit card charges;Process credit card transactions within Bank of America Works;Prepare expense vouchers, and organizing and filing related materials;In addition, special assignments as requested by the Controller or CFO; andAssist Foundation Business Office staff as needed with various projects and reports as needed for BOT, Central Advancement, and Units.Required Qualifications:Minimum of bachelor's degree in the business field or combination of equivalent education and work experience;Must be independent, self-motivated, and able to work independently;Previous work experience in a financial environment (specifically a not-for-profit or university setting) is essential;Demonstrated general accounting and administrative experience;Ability to utilize accounting databases and fundraising databases in the completion of tasks;Excellent oral and written communication abilities; andMust be organized and able to manage overlapping tasks. Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of financial reconciliation and familiarity with accounts payable is beneficial; andKnowledge of Abila, MIP, or Ellucian Advance is a plus.Schedule: Mon - Fri, hours can be agreed upon, but must be consistent (approx. 20 hrs/week)**Position will start in person and will have the opportunity to do some telework depending on the projects at hand.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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