Employment Opportunities at ACU

At Abilene Christian University, you will find more than a job. You will find a workplace where you can impact the lives of more than 5,200 students who are being educated as Christ-centered global leaders each year. The university has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education for 11 years. We offer a dynamic and collaborative work environment, expansive opportunities for professional and personal development, and an emphasis on our core Christian values. Explore these postings for the Abilene campus and Dallas branch to find the right fit for you.

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Some faculty and staff positions on the Abilene campus may be subject to a hiring pause as a response to the continuously changing circumstances involving COVID-19. For additional information or assistance, contact tiffany.badon@acu.edu.

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Accounts Payable Processor

Apply now Job no: 492908
Work Type: Staff reduced full-time
Location: Abilene
Categories: Finance, Staff

About ACU

ACU is affiliated with the fellowship of the Church of Christ. All applicants must be professing Christians and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of Abilene Christian University while employed by the university.

Title of Position Accounts Payable Processor
Posting Location Abilene, TX
Department Finance
Employee Class Nonexempt Reduced Full-time
Basic Responsibilities A. Process and maintain university payables and related documentation B. Provide customer service to campus departments and external vendors C. Maintain and manage reporting functions for accounts payable and purchasing card programs D. Process and maintain purchasing cards and related documentation E. Other tasks and projects including but not limited to compliance with 1099 tax reporting and auditing of purchasing card expense reports
Essential Duties

A. Process and maintain university payables, p-cards and related documentation

1. Review invoices and various types of payment requests for proper approvals and supporting documentation; ensure the payables are in compliance with university policy and federal regulations

2. Communicate inadequacies and issues regarding payables and supporting documentation to the Accounts Payable and Travel Manger

3. Payment entry and review of invoices and incoming documentation

4. Process and manage multiple payment types

5. Review returned payments, open invoices, and credit refunds on vendor statements

6. Maintain security and accuracy of supporting documentation for accounts payable and p-card purchases

7. Electronic document and receipt filing as needed including sorting incoming mail

B. Provide customer service to campus departments and external vendors

1. Accept incoming calls and manage the front desk for the Finance office.

2. Respond to questions from campus departments regarding payment requests, invoices, and purchasing cards

3. Communicate with campus departments regarding university policies for payables

4. Communicate with vendors regarding the timing of payments and discrepancies on statements

C. Training part-time student workers

1. Assist with student worker training

2. Oversee that student workers are correctly inputting payments into the university accounting system

3. Verify student workers are maintaining clean electronic and physical payables and p-card files

D. Other tasks and projects including but are not limited to working alongside the Accounts Payable and Travel Manager and the Controller to ensure compliance with 1099 tax reporting and auditing purchasing card expense reports.

1. Identify payments that should be reported to the IRS through form 1099

2. Identify payments that should be reported to Payroll as employee taxable income

3. Working alongside Payroll and the Accounts Payable and Travel Manager to identify payments that should be paid through Payroll

4. Auditing purchasing card expense reports for compliance with university policies and federal regulations 5. Other miscellaneous projects when needed

Professional Development Requirements

1. Team oriented person who pays close attention to detail

2. Ability to multi-task and a willingness to learn new skills

3. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a focus on customer service

4. Ability to work well with others

5. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

6. Ability to operate the university accounting system (Banner) and online systems with other service providers

B. Training Modules Required

1. Banner Finance

2. Western Union Wire Processing

3. University Purchasing Card System


A. Professional

1. Associates Degree preferred but not required.

2. Microsoft Word and Excel Experience is required.

3. Experience in accounts payable and/or accounting

B. Personal

1. High attention to detail

2. Ability to handle secure and confidential information with personal integrity

3. High level of work ethic

4. Ability to provide quality customer service to university departments and external vendors

5. Ability to effectively communicate and comply with university policy

Physical Demands A. Ability to sit and use a computer for long periods of time
Additional Information

ACU does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, disability, genetic information, national or ethnic origin in employment opportunities, in keeping with applicable state and federal law.

ACU is committed to maintaining a safe and secure campus environment and protecting the university's financial and physical assets.  Therefore, Abilene Christian University conducts background checks on all candidates for employment in security sensitive positions.


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