amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

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 TITLE:              Accounts/Grants Payable Coordinator 

DEPARTMENT:  Accounting/Finance

LOCATION:      New York 

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

Processes the Foundation’s payment requests and purchase orders (POs), ensuring timely, accurate data entry and account coding of invoices, expense reports, and POs.  Distributes payments as directed.  Implements corporate credit card procedures.  Maintains and distributes various spreadsheet reports. Serves as point person for all vendor and staff payment inquiries.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Receives and reviews all approved check requests, expense reports, and purchase requisitions.  Ensures appropriate substantiation is attached and proper authorizations are in place in accordance with Foundation policies and procedures.  Verifies accuracy of back-ups and cross foots to check requests, expense reports, and PO amounts.

Accurately codes invoices, expense reports, and POs to general ledger accounts, ensuring special analysis codes are applied as required.  Performs data entry of invoices, expense reports, and POs into appropriate accounting system submodules.

Processes biweekly check runs, ensuring all preliminary check printing reports are prepared, reviewed, and authorized.  Responsible for distribution of checks.  Processes wire transfers weekly or as required.

Responds to general staff inquiries regarding vendor payments and coordinates with Supervisor to resolve payment inquiries.

Maintains and distributes various accounts payable spreadsheet reports including, but not limited to, disbursement reports and corporate cardholder logs.

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of accounts payable, bookkeeping, and computerized accounting software.  Three to four years accounts payable experience.  Good interpersonal skills.  Knowledge of spreadsheet software, word processing software, and Windows is helpful. Background in Sage Fund Accounting (MIP) software desired.  Flexibility to work occasional overtime.

Interested applicants should forward their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobsvs@amfar.org

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No agencies please.