Accounts Payable Assistant

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Accounting/Finance

Position Title

Accounts Payable Assistant




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Work Location

Macon, GA

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Hours Per Week



Coordinate all payments including manual checks made by the University to suppliers of goods and services. Ensure that all proper documentation and approvals have been provided. Input data with attention to discount terms, due dates, and account coding. Fold and stuff all checks including any enclosures. Coordinates the distribution of checks for mailing or pick up. File all documentation by alpha and origin date, maintain integrity of file data, and manage the files for required research as requested. Provide payment history information for inquiries by internal University personnel and external vendors/organizations if approved by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED is required along with a minimum of two years of accounts payable and/or general accounting experience. Must have general accounting knowledge with excellent computer skills. Must handle confidential information in a discreet manner. Good communication skills are essential and attention to detail and accuracy is a must.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Is a credit check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Describe your prior accounts payable/accounting experience.

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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