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Accounts Payable Clerk

The University of Mary invites applications for a full-time, non-exempt Accounts Payable Clerk.  The Accounts Payable Clerk is primarily responsible for processing accounts payable and purchase order payments.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Verify information and budget check acquisition requests (gray slips)
  • Enter vendor ID or create new vendor file; enter request into computer
  • Run reports, print and distribute or mail checks
  • Enter check number and payable date on request
  • Process checks for Student Accounts
  • Sort mail and match invoices to purchase orders or copy and distribute invoices to departments. Process purchase order checks
  • File documents and financial records
  • Correspond with vendors regarding discrepancies and follow-up on outstanding invoices
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Upholds and promotes the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
  • Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
  • Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Financial Affairs and throughout the university in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

Qualifications Include:

  • High School Diploma required
  • An Associate’s degree in accounting is preferred
  • Equivalent work experience required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required
  • Two years of related experience is preferred

Knowledge and Skills Include:

  • Working knowledge of computer technology including Word and Excel
  • Attentive to detail with accurate and timely data entry
  • Ability to work within a timetable and meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

The University of Mary is a private, Christian, Catholic, Benedictine university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Infusing Benedictine values throughout the educational experience, Mary offers distinguished, professionally-focused academic programs enlivened by the liberal arts, global and civic service, robust internships, and mentoring by respected faculty. As one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, Mary offers exceptional educational value as well as outstanding scholarship and financial aid opportunities.

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We welcome your interest in joining the University of Mary. To apply, email a letter of interest and resume to or mail to University of Mary, Attn: Human Resources, 7500 University Drive, Bismarck, ND 58504.

Equal Opportunity Employer