6595 Manager, Accounts Payable (Administrator I), Accounts Pa (6595 )


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on April 30, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by April 29, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.

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Position Information

This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator I) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan. For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

The Manager of Accounts Payable is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the University’s accounts payable function. In addition to managing the process over vendor payments, the Manager of Accounts Payable also has primary oversight over the University’s travel and procurement credit card (PCC) programs. Included in these objectives is the requirement to independently prioritize work within the department and establish goals to meet its mission.

The Manager of Accounts Payable is responsible for ensuring that all distributions are made in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies as set forth by the California State Controller’s Office, the California State University System’s Chancellor’s Office, and the University. The incumbent is expected to own all of the relevant University policies and procedures related to its disbursements and compliance with such policies and procedures.

Compensation and Benefits

Starting annual salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $75,000. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,502 – $8,818 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department’s fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.


Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Accounting which may include education and/or experience.

Five plus years of accounts payable or related work experience.
Experience providing lead direction or supervision of others.


Accounts Payable Manager (APM) certification upon hire or completion within 6 month of employment.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations impacting the accounts payable function. This knowledge should include, but not be limited to, California sales and use tax laws, federal reimbursement limitations for travel, and 1099 reporting requirements.
Experience working in the accounting or auditing functions.
Experience working with the Oracle eBusiness Suite financials.
Experience working in a large higher education and/or public sector organization.

Application Procedures

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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