Accounting Associate-Accounts Payable




Accounting Associate – Accounts Payable

Trinity, a comprehensive university in the nation’s capital, seeks an Accounting Associate who will be part of a dynamic team in the Business Office. This position will report directly to the Associate Controller.

Trinity emphasizes excellence and innovation in teaching and learning across a full range of liberal arts and professional disciplines in undergraduate and graduate education. As such, we are looking for someone who enjoys a challenge, who understands and will support Trinity’s mission, is able to prioritize when faced with several important deadlines, and most importantly works well in a team environment. This is the ideal opportunity for a person who is willing to learn the inner workings of an accounting department.

Job Description:
This position will primarily be responsible for all Accounts Payable functions within the accounting department and assist with the day-to-day operations of the cashier window.  Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review and process vendor invoices and employee expense reimbursements.
  • Ensure all invoices and expense reimbursements have proper documentation, approvals, and are allowable costs.
  • Update and maintain vendor records.
  • Filing records (electronically and physically) associated with accounting transactions.
  • Manage the annual preparation of 1099s.
  • Oversee employee credit card reporting and follow-up.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries, and general ledger reconciliations.
  • Assist with annual audit and preparation of financial documents as needed.
  • Serve as alternate cashier, processing student payments, preparing daily batch reports and journal entries for posting.

*This position will be trained on additional responsibilities for department redundancy and other assignments as necessary.

-Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field.

-3 years of experience in an accounting office. Higher education experience is a plus.

-Exceptionally organized with a strong attention to detail and accuracy.

-Good research, analysis, and problem-solving skills.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Outlook, Word).

-Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, Great Plains a plus.

-Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
-Ability to work the hours of 9:00 am to 6:00 pm or 10:00 am to 7:00 pm during the weekdays and 8:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturdays.

Trinity is dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. Trinity is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply by clicking the link below.