WXPN, a public radio station offered as a service of the University of Pennsylvania, invites applications for the position of Accounts Payable Manager to manage accounts payable for WXPN, keep current with University Procurement and WXPN Finance Department’s guidelines. Establish and maintain the implementation of AP procedures as mandated by the University. Responsible for expense budget management. Manage monthly expense reconciliation between Sage 50 and BEN general ledger system. Manage payroll process and supervise the Finance Coordinator position.
Process, monitor and manage accounts payable for WXPN. Keep current with the University Procurement and WXPN Finance department guidelines. Review and reconcile monthly expense between Sage 50 and the University’s BEN general ledger system. Maintain AP and PO reports, analyzing results and making corrections as needed. Troubleshoot the accounts payable functions. Oversee payroll entry and run reports in Workday to analyze and ensure accuracy.
Perform weekly process of payroll, accounts payable, and monthly expense reconciliation between BEN and Sage 50 software systems. Work directly with the University Procurement department to ensure the timely payment of goods and services and establishing mechanisms to address errors and omissions. Handle weekly reallocation of purchase card transactions, assist with monthly and year end closings. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: BS in accounting or finance with 3-5 years of experience in managing accounts payable, or equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Ability to compile and analyze financial information, knowledge and experience with computerized accounting and managerial administrative software packages required. Knowledge of University’s BEN Financial system preferred. Ability to learn new software applications and ability to work independently a must.
Formal application for this position MUST be made through the University of Pennsylvania Online Employment System.
Please include Cover letter with application. Only applications that include BOTH a cover letter and resume will be considered. No phone calls, please.