Accounting Clerk, Payables

Job | Posted 11 days ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Hiring Pay Range: $15.07 - $15.99, DOE
Schedule: 30 hrs/week, Monday through Friday (.75 FTE) - working hours are flexible
NOTE:  This position is eligible for our full benefits package, including medical, dental and vision, with a generous employer contribution!
This is a year-round position (12 months)
Non-exempt (hourly paid)

This position is eligible for our full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision & Arizona State Retirement System membership with the matching employer contribution!

Definition:        Under the immediate supervision of the Director of Finance, performs work of moderate difficulty maintaining and processing accounts payable data.

Essential Functions:     
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a complete listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this job class.)


  • Reviews and processes purchase orders, expense encumbrances, expense requisitions, receiving/packing slips, voucher summaries, vendor invoices and statements and other accounts payable documents;
  • Processes and files use tax payments;
  • Coordinates resolution of billing and statement discrepancies with vendors and schools;
  • Maintains manual and automated vendor databases;
  • Generates payment checks, remittance advice and supporting documentation for authorized signature and mails signed checks;
  • Organizes of purchase order files to support the district financial audit;
  • Serves as a rotating backup for the receptionist for breaks and lunch;
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Characteristics

  • Knowledge of accounts payable and automated accounting systems
  • Knowledge of purchasing systems
  • Knowledge of sales and use tax
  • Knowledge of payroll systems
  • Knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office
  • Skill in proofing and verifying detailed work
  • Skill in communicating effectively orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of office practices, procedures and systems
  • Skill in using basic arithmetic
  • Skill in performing detailed work with high degree of accuracy
  • Skill in performing data entry
  • Skill in handling confidential information
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff, administrators and vendors

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • AAS degree in Accounting preferred;
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience processing accounts payable, using an automated accounting system

Special Requirements:   None

Posted By

Catalina Foothills School District

2101 E. River Rd. , Tucson, AZ 85718

At the following locations

Murphey Administration Center

2101 E River Road , Tucson, AZ 85718

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students


State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students


State Average: 12%



State Average: 143