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Payroll/AP Specialist

Full time
Posted 1 month ago

McPherson College welcomes outstanding applications for the position of Payroll/AP Specialist.  This is a 12-month, full-time, exempt position for the College. This position is eligible for the college’s outstanding benefits package, is a member of the college’s Business Office and reports to the Controller.

Become eligible for the college’s rich retirement benefit after 1 year of service!  Tuition remission is available after only two years of employment. Come join the exemplary Business Office and work for an 8-time winner of a “great college to work for!”

The successful candidate will prepare monthly student and faculty/staff payroll, manage benefits, code, enter and pay vendor invoices and provide accounting support to the Business Office.  The incumbent will assist the controller and the HR director with various tasks and be crossed trained on all aspects of the Business Office.


Experience: Three to five years of relevant professional work experience preferred.

Education: A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Business Management or related field is strongly preferred. Years of experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Required Interpersonal Skills:  Strong written, oral and interpersonal communications skills. The ability to multi-task and possess good organizational skills. Professional demeanor and strong customer service skills. Attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.  The ability to work with diverse student and employee populations.

Other Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office products required. Familiarity with payroll and/or AP software is preferred.

Application Procedure:

Please complete the online application below and include your cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

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