Senior Accounts Payable Associate

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


  • Processes, analyzes, and endorses best practices throughout the organization related to specific aspects of the accounts payable processes, including, but not limited to: supplier enablement, invoice processing, reconciliations, credit card issuance, maintenance and audits, expense report processing, customer service support, error queue resolution and government reporting.
  • Approves the supplier set-ups by ensuring data integrity of the set-up and/or changes through TIN Matching and Sanction Checking.
  • Responds in a timely manner to inquiries regarding supplier set-up and maintenance.
  • Maintains a consistent, high quality, customer-focused orientation when conducting business and providing services to internal and external customers.
  • Leads the payable process by ensuring accounts payable invoices are processed timely and accurately.
  • Analyzes supplier invoices to ensure charges are accurate, reconciles discrepancies between internal data and invoices, and resolves any issues with the supplier.
  • Reconciles supplier statements to ensure accounts remain current.
  • Processes wire transfers and makes the appropriate general journal entries.
  • Processes sub-awards. Handles the transfer of documents between Emory University and the third-party mail processor, Docufree.
  • Assists with the operational and administrative activities of the Finance Service Center.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding payment services, supplier enablement and credit card and expense report administration.
  • Educates staff across campus on accounts payable processes and procedures.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and three years of accounts payable or related experience.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department. This role requires residency in the state of GA. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.
Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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