Accounts Payable Specialist

Diocese of St. Petersburg, FL
6363 9th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
From $19.14 an hour - Full-time

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  • From $19.14 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


6363 9th Avenue North, Saint Petersburg, FL 33710

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  • 401(k)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account

Full job description

Position Purpose

This position is responsible for inputting and processing Accounts Payable for all departments, trusts, funds, and corporations for which the accounting is performed by the Pastoral Center Accounting Office, and to other selected Diocesan entities where accounting functions are decentralized.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

· Ensure that check requests are approved by appropriate staff based on approval and management levels

· Input all check requests and invoices into the accounting software

· Research outstanding amounts when vendor statements are received

· Compiling and mailing all signed checks

· Maintain schedule of utility invoices by month to ensure that all are paid timely and report any unusual trends to management

· Maintain schedule of reoccurring check requests and ensure that appropriate approval levels are obtained, and amounts are updated annually

· Maintain accounts payable files and pull documentation as requested by management

Working Conditions

In addition to the working conditions noted in the attached Working Conditions Supplement, this position requires office space in the Pastoral Center. It also includes the necessary office equipment to accomplish its tasks.

Collaborative Relationships

This position reports to the Diocesan Controller. The position also requires a close collaborative relationship with other Directors and Managers of the Pastoral Center, the Office of Parish & School Accounting, pastors, principals and business managers of Diocesan entities, and the Administrators of other Diocesan entities and programs.

Qualities and Skills

· High School Diploma is required

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with members of diocesan offices, parish, school staffs and clergy.

· Ability to work independently with initiative and creativity, as well as schedule and produce work in a timely manner.

· Ability to multi-task and be flexible to adjust work to the tasks needed at any given moment.

· Ability to research information, draw informed conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.

· It requires the use of other software technologies such as MS Word and Power Point, and the financial reporting system (SERENIC Navigator)

· Possess a working knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping skills

· Is personally organized with an eye for efficient organization and detail.

· Possess excellent communication skills: oral and written.

· Possess an ability to instruct and train others.

· Must be able to work with minimal supervision and take direction easily.

· Successfully complete a FDLE Level II Criminal Background screening and meet the

Minimum Standards of Moral Conduct of the Diocese.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $19.14 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Are you a practicing Catholic in good standing with the church? What is the name of your Parish?

Work Location: In person

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