Accounts Payable Lead

Code: 16278 Posted: 02/04/2020

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Accounts Payable Lead.

The Accounts Payable Lead is a hands-on position which provides leadership, direction, and is responsible for participating and coordinating the day-to-day accounts payable function and travel management program. This position executes vendor invoice payments; serves as liaison between the vendors and customers; coordinates vendor onboarding and maintenance; completes pay cycle runs, and assists in reimbursements to individuals. The position reports to the Controller and Assistant Controller.

Essential Job Functions


  • Manage the accuracy and productivity of the day-to-day activities of Accounts Payable
  • Process the check and EFT runs to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of the requests
  • Maintain payment schedules to conform to prompt payment law, university policy and perform within the PeopleSoft SFS Accounts Payable module
  • Lead other personnel for mail intake, and federal identification number substantiation and coordination
  • Answer and assist all e-Reimbursement issues and questions from departments
  • Assist with moving expense reimbursements
  • Provide training for travelers and support staff on e-Reimbursement


  • Strong financial, analytical, and critical/problem solving/thinking skills
  • Excellent customer service the ability to build effective relationships
  • Effective organizational and management skills with high level of attention to detail and ability to coordinate and prioritize work and activities.
  • Ability to manage multiple, concurrent projects, and still meet strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)



  • Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or closely related field
  • Minimum of two years of accounts payable experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Total Compensation Estimator:

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references


Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Monday February 17th, 2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amanda Welbon
Available Until: 02/18/2020

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