Payables Compliance Analyst at Miami University

Payables Compliance Analyst at Miami University

Job Type
Posting Date
July 9, 2019
Location of Position

Oxford, OH

Company Summary

Welcoming Workplace

Imagine the possibilities with a career at Miami…

Miami University is a major public university with a small college feel.  Creating environments for learning excellence and providing career opportunities in Oxford, Hamilton, Middletown, West Chester and Luxembourg, our faculty and staff are the fuel that drives Miami!

We rank first nationally among public universities for best teaching by U.S. News & World Report.  Our opportunities for growth and advancement aren't limited to students in the classroom.  Our faculty, staff and student employees are highly valued for their contribution toward the Miami experience.

Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles north of Cincinnati.  A true college town, Oxford features a wide variety of shops and restaurants within walking distance of the main campus.  Our regional campuses are located in Hamilton, Middletown and the Voice of America  Learning Center in West Chester, Ohio.

Miami offers a great work environment and competitive benefits. We invite you to experience Miami and see how you can support the University’s academic mission.

Thank you for your interest in the career opportunities at Miami.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is the primary touchpoint for the continual review of departmental procedures and implementation (as needed) of processes and practices in Accounts Payables. The Payables Analyst is the overall responsible for compliance and implementation of internal controls for the Payables department operations.


  • Analysis of vendor’s transactions for preparation of 1099 information for the annual filing requirement with IRS.  Reviewing processes for strategic improvements and implementation of Lean principals. Tax law and regulation research to insure tax compliance and proper reporting
  • Assist Accounts Payable team with gathering support for all audits.
  • Analysis of list of outstanding checks, identification and processing of stale checks, collaboration with University departments in order to ensure proper payment processing and appropriate accounting.
  • Research and deliver solution for a variety of internal and external inquiries concerning interpretation of business transactions, method of payment, account status and efficient processing.
  • Process international wire transactions, analysis of currency conversion and transaction charges.
  • Investigate international payment issues, provide consultation to departments paying foreign individuals, and offer suggestions for continuous process improvement.

Staying current on Payables regulatory requirements, continuing education and best practices in Payables. Staying current on software changes and new system functionality and troubleshooting current problems with the Banner, BuyWay, Chrome River, Form Stack software applications. Implementing Lean practices and encouraging Lean participation in Accounts Payable.

Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Experience with complex ERP systems, web-based applications for financial transactions and expense management, document imaging systems and electronic payment methods. Excellent communication skills
  • 2-3 year of Accounts Payable and Business Operations experience, or a combination of education and experience of 5 years
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills, ability to works with representatives from various departments and outside vendors
Required Experience

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