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Employment Opportunities - Full-Time Accounts Payable

Full-Time Accounts Payable

Date Opened: 2022-06-14
Closing Date: Until Filled

Position Overview


This position is responsible for the administration of account payable, ensuring payments are completed in a timely manner, reconciled with invoices and processed in accordance with the college’s financial policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions

• Receives and records invoices and requisitions for goods and services.
• Maintains records of expenditures and researches, as needed, if accounts payable documents are not received.
• Verifies invoice amounts are complete and provides required coding and signatures.
• Ensures payments for all invoices and bills are issued in a timely manner prior to due dates.
• Inputs data necessary for payment of invoices.
• Maintains all accounts payable Purchase Orders.
• Maintains and files financial reports in an organized manner.
• Creates, maintains, and monitors spreadsheets as backup to all accounts payable records.
• Provides training for other department employees, enabling them to serve as backup for the accounts payable position.
• Serves as backup to accounts receivable, payroll, cashier and other fiscal office position.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of accounting principles related to the accounts payable function
• Familiarity with Excel and other software used for accounting and reporting
• Ability and interested in learning new software and processes related to the job
• Interest and willingness to work with others in the financial management team;
• Analytical and problem-solving skills
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to ensure a high level of accuracy
• Ability to manage stress associated with deadlines and other time requirements
• Good judgement & decision-making abilities
• Ability to make good decisions utilizing good judgement
• Effective verbal and listening communications skills
• Ability to multitask

Work Environment and Physical Factors

• Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. The worker sits most of the time.
• The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading and visual inspection.
• The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Education, Experience and Licenses

• Bachelor’s Degree in business or a related field is required.
At least one-year experience in accounts payable or financial management area is required;
or a combination of experience and education.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Luna Community College management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Application Process

Submit LCC application form, letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts (official transcripts required prior to employment) to:

Luna Community College
Human Resources
366 Luna Drive
Las Vegas, NM 87701

Phone: (505) 454-2574
Fax: (505) 454-2520

Luna Community College is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. A pre-employment drug test may be required.

LCC Application for Employment