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Farmingdale State College Accounts Payable Assistant in Farmingdale, New York

Location: Farmingdale, NY Category: Professional Entry-Level Posted On: Wed Jul 10 2024 Job Description:

Farmingdale State College seeks a self-motivated and team-oriented individual to join our Procurement Office as an Accounts Payable Assistant, reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager. The selected individual should be able to communicate between departments and vendors in a timely fashion and become familiar with the New York State procurement guidelines and finance law. The successful candidate must be highly organized and detail-oriented, with the ability to multi-task. In this position, the candidate will perform a variety of accounts payable duties including but not limited to:

  • Processing payments for all purchase orders, requisitions, and travel reimbursements, ensuring compliance with NYS and SUNY rules and regulations.

  • Ensuring that voucher, contract, and travel files are complete and accurate.

  • Processing refunds of appropriations as needed.

  • Assisting the campus community to expedite and resolve Accounts Payable and Travel issues.

  • Handling data, generating reports and performing other administrative tasks.

  • Must be able to foster effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and vendors.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.

  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.

  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College's many community partners.

    Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor's Degree.

  • Strong demonstrated experience working with Microsoft Office Excel and Word.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.


  • Experience in Accounts Payable.

  • Experience in higher education, preferably in a SUNY school.

  • Experience in the administration of a travel program.

  • Proven ability to operate independently and/or under minimal supervision.

  • Graduate of Farmingdale State College.

    Additional Information:

This is a full-time UUP position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Wednesday, July 10, 2024, and ending Tuesday, July 23, 2024, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.


  • SALARY: $50,000 + $3,400 in downstate location pay = $53,400 Total Compensation.

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.

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Farmingdale State College's commitment to inclusive excellence is an important part of our mission of public education and our culture. At Farmingdale State College, we continue to work on building a community that supports freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support these values of diversity and inclusiveness and candidates of all diverse backgrounds who wish to participate in our cultural aspirations are welcome and encouraged to apply.

The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.

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