ATSU - Accounts Payable Specialist

Kirksville, Missouri

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Job Info

A.T. Still University (ATSU) is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist on the Kirksville, Missouri, campus. The position reports to the Assistant Controller- Accounting Services. The Accounts Payable Specialist will maintain current vendor accounts and process weekly invoices. We are seeking an experienced candidate who can assign payments to the proper expense code, work with vendors in a timely manner to resolve past due invoices, and reconcile monthly vendor statements.

Major Job Duties

  • Maintain email and inbox for invoices, department requests, and vendor correspondence
  • Code invoices, vouchers, and check requests
  • Check invoice and purchase orders for accuracy and proper coding
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Process payments through accounting and purchasing software
  • Process and balance weekly check and electronic payments under a strict weekly deadline
  • Verify vendor information to IRS records
  • Monthly reconciliation of accounts payable detail each month to general ledger control account
  • Process voids on vendor payments
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve differences
  • Continual improvement focus on processes and system efficiencies
  • Provide cross-training to other employees
  • Prepare journal entries to correct expense coding
  • Special projects related to accounts payable

  • Five years of relevant accounts payable experience or bachelor's degree
  • Experience with tax forms (i.e. W-8/W-9) and 1099 reporting
  • Basic knowledge of purchasing/accounts payable process
  • Organizational and time management skills are crucial for this position
  • Effectively communicate verbally and electronically with internal and external
  • Detail-oriented to ensure accuracy and quality of work
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Must excel in a team environment and be willing to assist others when needed
  • We are an evolving department that is always innovating and becoming more efficient. An individual ready and willing to be creative and open to change will thrive.



Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well


Bachelors or better in Accounting or related field.


Verbal Communication Intermediate
Organizing Intermediate
Communication Intermediate
Excel Intermediate


Experience with managing weekly deadlines
Prefer experience with accounting and purchasing software

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