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Accounts Payable Specialist


Malvern, PA, US

Req ID:  1465
Level of experience:  Mid-Career
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  0%-25%

Ellucian designs technology that powers the educational mission of colleges and universities around the world. Inspired by that goal, Ellucian employees thrive as part of a high-performing global team committed to delivering a modern, connected, industry-leading experience for today’s students and higher education institutions. More than 2,500 institutions in 50 countries around the world look to Ellucian for the ideas and insights that will move education forward, helping people everywhere discover their futures through learning.



Position Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with internal Global Travel and Expense policy
  • Audit expense reports in AppZen - Global
  • Set up and update employee information in SAP Vendor Master
  • Provide internal customer service by answering expense related questions
  • Audit Pcard charges in Concur

Key Competencies

  • Self-Management: Demonstrates the ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively to meet a schedule of deadlines.
  • Analytical/Problem Solving: Demonstrates the ability to use critical thinking to solve new problems and challenges as they arise.
  • Communication & Customer Service:  ability communicate proactively and effectively. Able to partner effectively with other team members, vendors or employees to obtain information needed to perform job. Conflict resolution and diplomacy skills are key.
  • Execution: Gets all assignments done on a timely basis. Escalates issues in a proactive manner and has a strict attention to detail.
  • Expertise: Demonstrates the essential knowledge/skills needed to perform the job.



  • Minimum 3 years of Accounts Payable experience is required
  • Experience at a software company a plus
  • Accounts Payable experience with Global company
  • Standard Accounts Payables and auditing principles/concepts
  • SAP and Concur knowledge



  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong organizational/multi-task and prioritizing skills
  • Ability to work in a flexible and dynamic organization
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • High attention to detail and problem solving
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, & PowerPoint)



  • Highschool diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience, which must include proven experience in a corporate accounting environment preferred
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Ellucian provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ellucian complies with all laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Ellucian expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Ellucian employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia