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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Mount Prospect Academy
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist

Reports To: Controller

Location: Plymouth, New Hampshire

FLSA Status: Salary up to $55,000

Summary Statement

The Accounts Payable Specialist performs support tasks and activities in the accounts payable functions. Responsible for recording transactions of amounts owed by the company to vendors, suppliers, or other organizations/individuals..

Company Background

Welcome to Mount Prospect Academy (MPA), a rapidly growing alliance of nonprofit agencies founded in 2003, with the goal of helping struggling adolescents find a "zest for life" and succeed in the "business of life."

MPA has evolved to offer a variety of mental health support services to a diverse population of "hard to treat" and "difficult to place" adolescence. Our targeted services include home and community-based treatment, residential treatment programs, group homes, and special education schools. MPA is known for its ability to achieve successful outcomes with difficult-to-serve individuals throughout New England.


MPA'S mission is to provide a caring, safe therapeutic environment where students have the opportunity to grow and acquire the skills they need to reach their educational and social potential. We aim to develop trusting relationships with students and facilitate experiences that promote their ability to self-regulate; manage thoughts and feelings; and develop feelings of safety, confidence, and competency.

Essential Functions:

Review and verify statements, invoices, and check requests
Record expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices
Reconcile processed work by verifying entries
Prepare and perform check runs
Monitor accounts to ensure payments are timely
Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
Maintain vendor data in the accounting system; ensuring all remit-to addresses are current and correct.
Reconcile credit card, bank account and petty cash accounts
Identify and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
Receive, verify, and process expense reimbursements
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/ Essential Mental & Sensory Abilities / Attributes:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge of accounts payable, and general accounting procedures
Knowledge of SAGE Intacct or similar accounting software
Strong computer keyboard capability
Intermediate skills in Excel. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook
Competent with standard office equipment including copiers, printers, and calculators
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
Attention to detail and accuracy

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor degree from an accredited university or college. Relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

Communication Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as directions, operating instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine correspondence.
Timely response to email and phone messages

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is generally in an indoors or office type environment.

Benefits (Full-time):

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Retirement Plan (403B)
Life Insurance
AD & D
Comprehensive wellness initiatives
Paid time off
Employee discount program
Expense reimbursement
Further education opportunities

Additional Benefits Working with Mount Prospect Academy

Stewardship Center (Outdoor Equipment, Bike/E-Bike, Kayaks/Canoes, Snowshoes, Paintball Course, Ropes/High Ropes, Alpine and Cross-country Skis, Climbing Wall)
Mileage Reimbursements
24/7 Access to Company Gym/Boxing Training Gym
Regular Wellness and Team Building Activities
Dynamic Professional Development Often
Auto Shop, Car Repairs at Cost
Woodshop, projects built at Cost
Promote from Within
Participation with Federal Loan Reimbursement programs

MPA assures equal opportunity and public access and, if necessary, affirmative action in all its policies regarding employment and provision of services. MPA does not discriminate in its hiring, programs, or policies on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.


Keywords: Mount Prospect Academy, New England , Accounts Payable Specialist, Other , Plymouth, Northeast

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