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Pratt Temporary Accounts Payable Clerk (71105) in Brooklyn, New York

The Controller’s Office at Pratt Institute is searching for a Temporary Accounts Payable Clerk who is a self-directed and organized individual with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff and management. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing Accounts Payable administrative functions, and providing financial, analytic, and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate payments and other duties as directed in support of the Controller’s Office. This position requires a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail, knowledge of general accounting principles, as well as strong time management and prioritizing skills.

This position is temporary from Date of Hire through April 2022, with the possibility of extension. The work Schedule is Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on-site.

On a typical day you will be required to:

  • Process all ACH and wire payments including the timely processing of the payments, preparation and posting of the associated voucher or journal, process A/P voucher requisitions, vendor’s invoices, distribution of voucher checks, review of staff reimbursement requests, and resolve any A/P issues.

  • Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of payroll journal entries including the review of the validity of GL account numbers, submission of new payroll GL accounts requests, timely resolution of rejected journal entries, and organization of journal entries files.

  • Assist with maintaining the Accounts Payable electronic document management system, this includes with the training and troubleshooting with the administrative staff on use.

This is an OPEIU Local 153-Clerical position, starting salary is $43,800/Annual.

Pratt Institute gives the creative leaders of tomorrow the knowledge and experience to make a better world. A top-ranked college with opportunities in art, design, architecture, liberal arts and sciences, and information studies, Pratt offers nearly 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. The Institute’s impact expands beyond its 25-acre residential campus in Brooklyn to cutting-edge facilities throughout the borough, an additional historic building and public gallery in Manhattan, as well as an extension campus, PrattMWP College of Art and Design in Utica, New York. Since its founding in 1887, Pratt has prioritized diversity and inclusion, welcoming students from all walks of life while developing and sustaining pathways to more equitable workplaces and careers. Today, Pratt and its exceptional faculty pride themselves on being academically excellent as well as adaptable to both in-person and online learning. Pratt students are part of a collaborative, interdisciplinary, research- and inquiry-based education that prepares them for professional and personal success in creative fields and with the goal of contributing to a more just and sustainable world. With a long-held commitment to the communities of New York, Pratt offers a variety of programs for local pre-college and continuing education students in the Pratt Center for Community Development, the Center for Art, Design and Community Engagement, the Pratt Center K-12, and the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. The value of a Pratt education is evident in its graduates' diverse and thriving careers, where their designs, art, work, and environments have reimagined our world. In over 75 countries across the globe, Pratt’s 61,000 alumni are advancing the creative economy and making a positive impact through their remarkable work and research.