Mar 21, 2019

Associate, Accounts Payable

  • National Math and Science Initiative
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full-time Accounting and Finance

Job Description

What will you do all day?

At NMSI, our people mean everything to us, they are the lifeblood of the organization. Without our staff, NMSI is just an idea. As a member of the Finance Team, the Associate, Accounts Payable will play a critical role in supporting the functions that enable our team to do its best work. Specifically, you will be primarily responsible for compiling and maintaining accounts payable records. This a regular, full-time position based out of our Dallas office. 

What are the details?

  • Process and code invoices and credit card transactions for payment
  • Answer vendor inquiries
  • Prepare accounts payable checks
  • Print accounts payable reports and maintain accounts payable files
  • Assist in the processing of expense report reimbursements
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Prepare analysis of accounts
  • Assist in monthly closings
  • Perform other duties as assigned 

What are we looking for?

  • Education & Experience – You have a high school diploma and knowledge of general accounting principles with 1-2 years of experience in an Accounts Payable or similar role required. You have strong working knowledge of Excel and Word and experience using accounting software. Financial Edge, Chrome River and/or PaperSave experience a plus but not required.
  • Organized & Detail-oriented – You are a master at planning your day and you pay attention to the details.
  • Productive – You can handle multiple priorities and deadlines simultaneously, working independently and productively with minimum supervision.
  • Customer Centric – You can get along well with external and internal customers, providing support through exceptional follow-through.
  • Inclusive – You can work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or job type—or any other factor that makes us unique!

 

Want to learn more?

The National Math and Science Initiative is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming math and science education in today’s classrooms and ensuring that all students have the knowledge and skills to thrive in the global economy of the 21st century. Founded in 2007, NMSI began by dramatically improving student participation and success in rigorous Advanced Placement math, science and English courses in 85 courses across seven states. Today, NMSI has scaled its proven program to serve more than 1.5 million students, 50,000 teachers, 1,000 high schools and 45 universities across 40 states, and is having a demonstrable and lasting impact on student outcomes.

 

NMSI Next, our five-year strategic plan, deepens our commitment to transform our current programs. In doing so, we will also launch a bold approach to partnering with school systems that drive outcomes not only at the student and school system levels, but also at the regional and national levels. NMSI Next is anchored on the concept that the whole will be greater than the sum of the parts and that our teamwork and program work go hand in hand.  Additionally, we believe that our impact at the school system, regional, and national levels will reinforce itself to ensure population level outcomes.

 

We believe STEM education is the greatest lever to accessing opportunity, and is unmatched in unlocking student potential. Specifically, NMSI Next will implement the following strategic levers so that all students, especially those furthest from opportunity, thrive and reach their highest potential as problem solvers and lifelong learners, pursue their passions and tackle the world’s toughest challenges.

  • Catalyze bold thinking and enduring solutions for all students nationally
  • Collaborate with regional stakeholders to drive sustainable changes
  • Provide school systems a world class K-12 solution set
  • Build a strong, sustainable, and nimble organization positioning us to deliver exponential impact

 

The organization has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.   Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

National Math + Science Initiative (NMSI) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NMSI complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which we have employees. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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