Accounts Payable Vendor Representative (Accounting Technician III) (505627)

  • Sonoma State University
  • Rohnert Park, California
  • Nov 28, 2021
Full Time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

Description:

Application Process
This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit an application, along with a cover letter and resume when applying.

In your cover letter, please describe your understanding of accounts payable functions and the benefit this position brings to the University.

Please review the position description listed above for full scope of responsibilities and qualifications.
Job Summary
Reporting to the Accounts Payable Operations and Travel Manager (AP Operations and Travel Manager), with additional lead work direction from the Accounts Payable Lead (AP Lead), the Vendor Representative is responsible for accurately classifying, disbursing, and reporting payments for goods, services and travel due from the University and its Auxiliaries. The Vendor Representative works as a team member in a high volume, fast-paced multi segmented accounting environment that serves a multitude of Sonoma State University customers and vendors.
Key Qualifications
This position requires the equivalent of four years of progressively responsible financial record-keeping experience, working in a multi-segmented accounts payable environment, or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Comprehensive knowledge of financial record-keeping, mathematical and general office methods, procedures, and practices; and basic knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) is required. Intermediate proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required. Knowledge of Google Suite and PeopleSoft preferred.
Salary and Benefits
Starting salary placement depends on qualifications and experience and is anticipated to be in the range of $3,532 to $4,270 a month. This is a full time, non-exempt position, which will lead toward permanent status following the successful completion of a probationary period.

This position is eligible for a broad range of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement (CalPERS), tuition waiver, vacation and sick leave. In addition, 14 paid holidays are offered each year; 13 scheduled on specific days and a Personal Holiday that may be taken any time during the year.

A comprehensive benefits summary for this position is available online by clicking here to be taken to the CSU benefits page.

For eligible employees, CSUEU collective bargaining agreement Article 17.10 will be honored.
Supplemental Information
Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with our Strategic Plan and our Seawolf Commitment, our values include diversity, sustainability, community engagement, respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.

The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current employees who apply for this position.

Sonoma State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff positions (i.e. H-1B visas).

Positions are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days.

For questions related to the application process, please reach out to hr@sonoma.edu. The ADA Coordinator is also available (hrleaves@sonoma.edu) to assist individuals with disabilities in need of accommodation during the hiring process.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Rohnert Park, California 94928 United States View Map