Accounts Payable Specialist

VALLIVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT Southwest / Boise Accounting/Bookkeeping Not Applicable Full Time Posted 1M ago

About this job

To maintain daily operations of the district’s accounts payable program according to district policy and State Statute regulations. To assist administration, departments and schools in purchasing items according to the established district budget. To ensure a high degree of accuracy, professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality. To associate with staff, vendors and community members in a friendly, helpful, and positive manner.

Education required

High School diploma and courses in bookkeeping, accounting, business mathematics, or secretarial skills

Experience required

Strong background in accounting preferred

Skills required

Ability to maintain accurate and precise records according to federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy
Knowledge of accounts payable process, including preparing purchase orders and invoices
Knowledge of word processing, data bases, spread sheets, and reports
Working knowledge of the Skyward Account System is preferred.
High level of competence in typing, filing, and general computer knowledge
Knowledge of automated office equipment and efficient office procedures
Strong telephone skills and ability to communicate effectively
Work well with students, staff, and the public
Work well under pressure and deadlines
Excellent organizational skills
Maintain confidentiality of staff and students


District benefit package for full time employees working 20+ hours per week:
Medical/vision/dental insurance
$30,000 life insurance with option to purchase additional coverage
Employee assistance program (EAP)
Unlimited accumulation of sick leave
Personal, bereavement, professional leave, vacation (if applicable)
Credit reimbursement of up to $300 per year
Pay range is $17.08 - $20.41 depending on experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

VALLIVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.