Accounts Payable Coordinator

Yeshivah of Flatbush | Brooklyn, NY, United States

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Posted Date 3/28/2024
Description

Organizational summary: 

Since 1927, the Yeshivah of Flatbush has stood at the forefront of American Jewish education and has set the standard of excellence emulated by other academic institutions. It has imbued its students with a thirst for knowledge, a commitment toTorah and Zionism, a love of the Hebrew language and the dedication to serve the greater Jewish and secular communities. The school philosophy is a synthesis of Judaic studies, liberal arts and extracurricular activities that places great emphasis on the students' character development. It has evolved into a unique complement of Jewish and American values that focuses on all aspects of education and enables our graduates to meet the challenges of college and life. In the years to come, we look forward to continuing the traditions of excellence, innovation and leadership that have made us a world-renowned institution.

 

Organizational mission: 

The mission of the Yeshivah of Flatbush is to:

  • EMPOWER our students to develop exceptional character and intellect.
  • EDUCATE through a rigorous Torah b'Ivrit and General Studies program with a robust set of co-curricular opportunities in a supportive and nurturing environment.
  • INSPIRE a love for and commitment to Torah U'Mitzvot, Medinat Yisrael, and Klal Yisrael with responsibility to advance the welfare of all humanity.

 

Position Summary:

Yeshivah of Flatbush is seeking an Accounts Payable (“A/P”) Coordinator to join our Finance team. The A/P Coordinator will be the go-to address for staff reimbursements and vendor payments. This position will also be responsible for ensuring that all expenses are coded correctly in the General Ledger and that bank accounts are reconciled timely.  This individual must have a strong balance of customer service orientation mixed with a firm approach to facilitate proper internal controls and safeguard the integrity of our processes.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Process, record, and monitor all payments via wire transfer, ACH, or check - including including staff reimbursements and vendor payments
  • Import and code payments made by corporate credit card(s) 
  • Prepare and submit positive pay files to bank
  • Maintain files of record for payments processed
  • Monitor daily balances of bank accounts and assist with cash flow management
  • Liaise with both vendors and staff to handle all payment inquiries 
  • Develop expertise in and enforce Yeshivah’s policies on procurement and cash disbursements
  • Become an expert on Yeshivah’s programmatic activities and organizational structure
  • Ensure all payments are coded correctly in the General Ledger to reflect these various dimensions
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for assigned cash accounts
  • Draft and post journal entries
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of prior experience with accounts payable, vendor payments, and staff reimbursements processing required
  • Experience with banking relationships and basic cash management required
  • Proficiency in bank reconciliations strongly preferred
  • Experience with basic bookkeeping functions and journal entries required
  • Knowledge of sound internal controls surrounding vendor payments required
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, and ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff to firmly reinforce policies where needed
  • Respectful team mindset and strong customer orientation both in working with colleagues in the financial department and working cross-functionally
  • Knowledge of SAGE or other modern accounting systems strongly preferred

Salary Range: $60,000-$75,000 DOE 

Benefits include medical, retirement and vacation. 

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Salary60,000.00 - 75,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Accounting & Finance | Bookkeeper
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US
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