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Disbursement Specialist (Teacher’s College)

Job ID: BH405051

Category: Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Payable Coordinator, Accounts Payable Clerk, Accounts Payable

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Disbursement Specialist (Teacher's College)

12 months (temp-to-perm)

Location: Morningside Heights – The individual will be required to work Monday-Friday on site with no remote days

Job Summary:
The Disbursement Specialist in the Disbursements Department will have responsibilities in the Accounts Payable department reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor.

The Disbursement Specialist in the Disbursements Department will have responsibilities in the Accounts Payable department reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor. This position requires an Associate degree (preferably in business or accounting), intermediate Excel skills, strong analytical skills, flexibility to multi-task, and the ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing with a strong customer service focus. The position will interact closely with the Purchasing department in addition to working directly with employees of the College. Primary Responsibilities: Accounts Payable – Manage e-Expenses process and ensure compliance with College policies and accounting principles. Follow up with the College community to ensure completeness of supporting documents for all expenses Serve as a backup for all Accounts Payable functions in the absence of other team members. Miscellaneous/Special Projects – Assist in the process of reviewing vendor 1099's, 1042-S annual gross and tax data. Respond to questions from constituents and provide guidance on College policy. Assist with other AP research and analytical projects as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service focused 2 years of experience in a business setting
  • Experience working with a procurement system and a electronic expense system such as Concur or Chrome River

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Computer application experience with SCT Banner or other database experience
  • Bachelor’s degree

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract to Direct

Location: New York, New York