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Coordinator, Accounts Payable

Location: Arlington, VA

**This position is time limited (1 year commitment) with the possibility of extension. 


Summary: The Accounts Payable Coordinator provides financial, administrative and clerical support to the organization under the direction of the Senior Director, Financial Accounting. Duties include completing payments and control expenses by receiving payments, processing, and verifying/reconciling invoices.

Principal Functions:

  • Ensure that all requests requiring disbursements of ASTHO's funds are adequately supported and accurate, and approved for payment in compliance with ASTHO's policies and procedures
  • Ensures Financial Accounting Policies and Processes are met while processing requests
  • Participates in ad hoc audit requests
  • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Review and verification of reimbursement calculations
  • Verify expense reports for valid approval and coding
  • Perform accounts payable data entry to the accounting system
  • Assist in the maintenance and preparation of 1099s vendors (may include year-end processing)
  • Assist with AR billings/invoices & payments
  • Process Journal entries for daily activity
  • Backs up other accounting functions as needed
  • Performs analyses using business management software and Microsoft Office tools
  • Assists with payroll and benefits functions


  • Bachelorís degree in Finance or Accounting; Graduate degree a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience of previous AP/AR experience and understanding of accounting principles and processes
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL Project Setup and/or JAMIS Prime is preferred
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (formulas, functions, VLOOKUP and pivot tables), familiarity with SQL Server and database reporting.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Financial data analysis, including the ability to analyze data, identify trends, generate reports, data merging and supplemental data sources using automated reporting applications
  • Knowledge of regulations applicable to non-profit organizations preferred but not required.

ASTHO is the only national, nonprofit organization representing the nationís state and territorial public health officials and the agencies they serve. ASTHOís members, the chief health officials of all 50 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the five U.S. territories, and the three freely-associated states, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, assuring excellence in public health practice, and advancing health equity and optimal health for all. ASTHO is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and opened a second office location in Atlanta, Georgia in 2017. ASTHO was incorporated on March 23, 1942 with the goal of helping health officials navigate a rapidly changing public health landscape and remains a strong voice in governmental public health to this day. ASTHOís mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the publicís health and well-being.


State and territorial health agencies advancing health equity and optimal health for all.


ASTHOís mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the publicís health and well-being.





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