The Joint Commission

  • Sr Accounting Assistant A/P

    Job Locations US-IL-Oakbrook Terrace
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  • Overview

    In addition to the duties, goals and expectations of an Accounts Payable Assistant, the primary function of the Senior Accounts Payable Assistant is to assist the manager in monitoring and adjusting staff workloads, ensuring the unit is performs at peak efficiency, perform employee training on the electronic expense reimbursement tool, finalize and enter employee direct deposit requests, handle technical or complicated projects, maintain unit indicators, and support the Accounts Payable Manager to ensure peak customer service, streamlined unit procedures, and team spirit.  This position will also act as a primary contact for internal and external customers. 




    1. Duties, goals and expectations contained in the Accounts Payable Assistant job description.
    2. Asssits manager in monitoring staff workloads and projects, and adjust as necessary, to ensure workloads are processed in a timely fashion.
    3. Provide support for staff when needed, via coaching or hands-on work.
    4. Provide system training for all companies and employees utilizing the automated expense reporting tool.
    5. Assists manager in providing data entry support for direct deposit information, team indicators, account reconciliations, and other projects, as assigned.
    6. Responsible for generating disbursements in accordance with policy and procedure in the absence of the Accounts Payable Manager.
    7. With A/P Manager, act as primary contact / responsible party for the international payment process.
    8. Assists Accounting Assistants as needed to ensure team member objectives are met on a timely basis.
    9. Other projects and responsibilities, as assigned by A/P Manager. 




    1. Level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of two to four years’ college level courses in accounting.
    2. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in processing vendor invoices and expense reports utilizing both an online Accounts Payable and electronic expense reporting tool.
    3. Extensive working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.


    This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee assigned to this position.  The description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities, and working conditions associated with this position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification and reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.


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