Accounts Payable Assistant II

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About CRS

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

Job Summary

Under supervision of Manager AP Operations, assist with processing of accounts payable vouchers, file documents, prepare journal entries and reconciliations, respond to internal and external Accounts Payable customer inquiries and other administrative duties as needed.

Roles and Key Responsibilities

Enter accounts payable invoices as directed.

Match supplier invoices to purchase orders with matching process.

Maintain, disburse and balance petty cash fund if needed.

Prepare and enter various journal entries related to agency’s activities and reclassification requests.

Work closely with accounts payable and finance staff.

Mail or distribute vendor and employee payments.

File vouchers weekly as processed.

Respond to inquiries from payee, payers, internal and external auditors, etc.

Other duties as assigned by A/P Supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications

2 Years of College.

Personal Skills

Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, Word.

Experience in Oracle accounting software helpful.

Good communication.

Superb customer service.

Good organizational and time management skills: filing, cash handling, maintaining an organized work area.

Key Working Relationships:

Internal: CRS HQ staff ; Regional office staff; Some overseas staff

External: Auditors, CRS suppliers


Basic Qualifications

High school graduate.

3-5 years’ experience in an accounts payable environment.

Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff)

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship

What we offer

CRS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, generous retirement savings plan and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, mission-driven culture that is committed to improving the lives of the poor throughout the world.

****Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.*

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

EOE/M/F/D/V - CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. (For all US and International positions)

How to apply

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