Accounts Payable Coordinator- Lower Manhattan

Job Type

Full Time




39 Broadway
10th Floor
New York
New York
United States


Title                     Accounts Payable Coordinator

Department:          Finance

Reports to:           Accounts Payable Manager

Location:               39 Broadway


Who We Are

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Food Bank’s Finance department is responsible for the oversight of all financial resources including budget development, internal control, timely and accurate payment of all employees and vendors, government contract and private grant reporting, maintenance of accurate accounting records, and budget deviation analysis.

Primary Purposes of the Job:

Process vendor invoices, review monthly reports and resolve discrepancies. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review all payables as they come in daily for proper signatures, account coding and support;
  • Verify approved expenses against approved budget;
  • Verify all payables for mathematical errors and assure proper back-up documentation is attached
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly accruals and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts;
  • Reconcile check run to payment register
  • Research open balances with vendors to resolve past due payment
  • Communicate payment information to vendors as necessary;
  • Reconciliation of corporate credit card;
  • Maintain detailed analysis of seasonal projects;



  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to set priorities, manage projects and juggle multiple priorities to meet deadlines and deliverables;
  • A demonstrated ability to think creatively
  • Demonstrated independent judgment and problem solving skills;
  • Comfort and experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in Accounts Payable environment
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment;
  • Excellent Communication and customer service skills;
  • Knowledge of AP or Purchase Order Systems
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with a proven reputation for high attention to detail and follow through;
  • Ability to manage work against hard deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
  • Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to project professional competence and personal and professional maturity;
  • Ability to analyze large sets of financial data with high attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to operate with purpose, urgency and accuracy in a fast-paced deadline driven environment;
  • Excellent strategic thinker and team player



Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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