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Accounts Payable Assistant



REPORTS TO: Accounts Payable Supervisor

DEPARTMENT: Business Office

High school degree required.  Associate degree, or equivalent experience and post-secondary course work, including at least six credits of accounting, preferred.  A minimum of one year experience in accounting, accounts payable and data-entry functions; experience with computers preferred (Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, Access).

PRIMARY FUNCTION:             
Responsible for all aspects of accounts payable to include checking and verifying invoices, data entry, processing checks, and generating accompanying reports.


  1. Process all checks, except payroll, and all related tasks including the entering of information, scheduling payments, running and verifying all related reports, including edits, check registers, and journal entries. 
  2. Match purchase orders, packing slips and invoices, while assisting the Accounts Payable Supervisor with any discrepancies.
  3. Serve as main backup to Accounts Payable Supervisor and to work-study students.
  4. Perform other related duties as assigned.


Qualified applicants should forward a cover letter and resume via email to HROffice@pointpark.edu (preferred) or mail to:  
Point Park University
Human Resources Office
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

When responding via email please reference - ACCOUNTS PAYABLE ASSISTANT  - in the subject line.

Please submit documents in Rich Text (.txt) Word document (.doc) or Adobe Portable Document Format (.pdf).

All emails submitted will receive an automatic confirmation email.  Due to some junk mail filters, the confirmation email may not reach you.  To ensure receipt of the confirmation email, utilize the return receipt option built into your email program when sending your information. 

  Due to the high volume of resumes received, Point Park University will not be able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of your resume. If we determine that your skills and experience match the position requirements, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity further. If you do not hear from us, we encourage you to revisit our website at www.pointpark.edu for the status of the position and future opportunities. 


Point Park University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.