Accounts Payable Clerk (no longer accepting applications)

Date Posted: 10/19/2017

Soka University of America (SUA) is seeking a full time Accounts Payable Clerk. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for providing financial and administrative support in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations. This position reports to the Accounts Payable Manager.

Necessary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Processing reimbursements and verifying compliance with financial policies and procedures
  • Entering invoices into PeopleSoft financial system
  • Creating international and domestic wires for vendors, sending to approvers and following up with confirmation
  • Preparing manual checks (when required)
  • Preparing weekly checks and ACH payments (as back up to Accounts Payable Manager) in PeopleSoft and Union Bank website
  • Scanning and indexing all Finance area documents in OnBase
  • Assisting with 1098 and 1099-MISC processing
  • Ensuring the confidentiality and security of all financial files
  • Answering vendor inquiries via phone and email
  • Answering employee and student inquiries via phone and email
  • Assisting students with direct deposit form and explanation of process
  • Following up with vendors with missing invoices
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

  • 4-year degree in Accounting preferred but not required
  • 1-3 years of accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word)
  • 10-key by touch
  • PeopleSoft Accounts Payable experience a plus
  • Data entry skills
  • General math skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Eye for detail; accuracy is imperative
  • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in person, in writing and by phone
  • Ability to interact with a diverse student and staff population

Successful completion of a background check is required for the final candidate. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Soka University of America offers a competitive benefits package. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To apply send a letter of interest, resume, salary requirements, and three professional references to:

Human Resources
Re: Accounts Payable Clerk
Soka University of America
1 University Drive
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656
Fax: (949) 480-4164


Soka University of America is an equal opportunity employer.