Operating Title
Accounts Payable Assistant

Long Classification Title
Financial Services Assistant

Campus Location

USNH Accounting Services

Summary of Position
Reporting to and collaborating with the Manager, Finance Support, responsible for performing standard data entry and basic transactional support for Accounts Payable operations within the USNH Financial Operations Center

Acceptable minimum level of education
HS or equivalent

Acceptable minimum years of experience
1 year

Additional Job Information

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Other minimum qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent required

1 or more year(s) of professional experience related to accounting, accounts payable, or finance; completed degrees and/or relevant certificates may be substituted for experience, if applicable

  • Ability to interact with standard technology platforms (e.g., word processing, data entry, email, internet browsing, etc.)
  • Capacity to quickly learn navigation of an automated accounting system
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interpret and work with typical financial data, perform basic calculations, and draw conclusions where necessary
  • Ability to understand and interpret typical vendor invoices, statements, and other standard requests for payment
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, accurately, and professionally, both verbally and in writing
  • Strong interpersonal skills and desire to work in a collaborative environment with System and institutional leaders, as well as colleagues in other financial affairs departments
  • Openness to 360-degree feedback and desire to learn and grow continuously

Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate‚Äôs degree or higher preferred
  • Relevant credentials for accounting or finance preferred
  • Familiarity with standard accounts payable practices, general accounting principles, and relevant regulations preferred
  • Experience operating in a shared service setting preferred
  • Experience working for a tax-exempt organization preferred
  • Knowledge of and/or direct experience with Ellucian Banner systems preferred

Salary Information
Salary is complemented by a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, retirement, tuition, and paid time off.

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EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or marital status.

Institution Information

Posting Details

Posting Date

Open Until Filled

Closing Date

Posting Open to Internal Candidates Only?

Interested Internal Candidates Exist?

Job Category
Hourly Staff (Non-Exempt)

Appointment Type

If TERM position provide projected end date


DOT Safety Information
None applicable