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Accounts Payable Technician
Post Date: 08/06/2019
Close Date: 08/30/2019
Dickinson State University
291 Campus Drive

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$30,000 - $49,999

Dickinson State University

Job Description:
TITLE: Accounts Payable Technician (position is available from hire until June 30, 2020)

SUMMARY OF POSITION: This position is responsible for the accounts payable process. Accounts payable consists of reviewing invoices for accuracy, correct coding of funding sources and appropriate signatures.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: This position reports to the Controller


Associate degree in accounting or a related field
Experience with business office functions
Proficient with a calculator, copier and fax machine
Strong competencies in MS Office Suite, especially Excel and Word
Be customer service and detail oriented
Strong organizational skills


Bachelor’s degree in related field

COMPENSATION: Includes a salary of $28,000 - $33,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience. And a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including employer-paid full-family coverage health insurance, NDPERS retirement, tuition waiver benefits and much more.

LOCATION: Dickinson, ND

STARTING DATE: As soon as possible


Administer Pcards; hand out credit card applications to employees who are requesting a Pcard.
Access JPMorgan's website and create an account for new applications, set & monitor limits, & cancel cards
Organize, review, audit and post all University purchasing card transactions
Process and record payments to vendors when purchasing card is accepted
Provide customer relations internally and externally
Prepare, verify, and audit "request for payments" for the university
Distribute payments via check or ACH after validating amount
Balance and reconcile statements for outstanding invoices
File payment and documents in appropriate files in accordance with record retention
Prepare, code funding, and process invoices for Business Affairs with appropriate signatures.
Act as backup for the One-Stop Assistants when necessary
Perform as the primary individual for end of the day closing processes
Help with students and employees as need in the business office
Be a team player with projects within Business Affairs and the University
Perform other duties or complete specific tasks as assigned

This job announcement is not intended, and should not be construed, to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential to making fair pay decisions and determining job performance.

Band: 4000 Technical/Paraprofessional
Sub Band: 4105 Accounting/Finance
Term: from hire to 06/30/2019
Status: Full-time (100%), benefitted, non-exempt (from FLSA overtime)

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Applications will be reviewed as received beginning Monday, August 12, 2019. The position will remain open until filled.

Complete the online application at http://www.dickinsonstate.edu/about/employment/open-positions/, then upload a cover letter specifically addressing the above minimum and preferred qualifications, and a current resume.

For more information about the position, contact the direct supervisor at 1-800-279-4295 ext. 2532 or mikka.maher@dickinsonstate.edu

For more information or assistance with applying contact: Human Resources (701) 483-2476

Applicants who are eligible to claim veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 with the application for employment; claims for disabled veteran’s preference must include Form DD214 and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability; claims for preference as the eligible spouse of a disabled or deceased veteran must include Form DD214, a marriage certificate and a letter less than one year old from the Department of Veterans’ Affairs indicating disability, or the veteran’s death certificate.
Due to access to restricted information, the successful candidate will be required to complete a satisfactory criminal history record check.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. and I-9 employment certification is required at hire.

DICKINSON STATE UNIVERSITY is a regional comprehensive institution within the North Dakota University System, whose primary role is to contribute to intellectual, social, economic, and cultural development, especially to Southwestern North Dakota. The University’s mission is to provide high quality, accessible programs; to promote excellence in teaching and learning; to support scholarly and creative activities; and to provide service relevant to the economy, health, and quality of life for the citizens of the State of North Dakota.
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Dickinson State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action institution that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, religion, gender identity, creed, marital status, veteran’s status, political belief or affiliation, information protected by the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (“GINA”) or disability in its admissions, student aid, employment practices, educational programs or other related activities. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Dickinson State University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities, or employment opportunities as required by Title IX. Dickinson State University complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act. Inquiries concerning Title VI, VII, ADA, ADEA, Title IX, and Section 504 may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator/Affirmative Action Officer, Dickinson State University, 291 Campus Drive, May Hall, Room 309, Dickinson, ND 58601, (701) 483-2370, dsu.titleix@dickinsonstate.edu or the Director of Human Resources at (701) 483-2476 or DSU.HR@dickinsonstate.edu.
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