Accounts Payable

Agency: The Florida Telecommunications Relay, Inc. (FTRI) is a not-for-profit state program responsible for providing telecommunications devices and services to eligible Floridians with hearing loss. FTRI has an internal staff of eight employees and collaborates with 20 regional distribution centers in providing services to this population.

Job Title: Accounts Payable

Job Description: Prepares/processes and reconciles purchase order (PO) requests; verify for accuracy. Prepares and processes credits against invoices. Maintains Accounts Payable (AP) files & assists in organizing files. Copies, organizes files, stores records for accounts payable. Delivers, organizes, and retrieves, as needed, files housed in off-site storage facility. Receives/codes/verifies/assembles back-up documentation for review/approval for payment. Prepares and prints checks after final approval from Business Manager (BM). Upon signature, files invoice package and mails payments. Electronically posts expenditures, maintains account balances, and monitors budgets. Reconciles invoices, PO’s, check registers, and other payables transactions against general ledger accounts. Prints end of the month AP reports and submits to the BM. Reconciles invoices & prepares/submits monthly budget reports to BM. Assist BM with quarterly financial statements. Maintains/tracks/record inventory of office supply, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment. Oversees facilities/equipment maintenance and repair. Conducts inspections/schedules servicing, cleaning, and/or repair of office equipment and facilities. Performs clerical duties as needed. Receives, dates stamps, & distributes incoming mail. Logs in/forwards payments to the Accounts Receivables for processing.

Skills and Experience: Requires practical knowledge of GAAP on AP functions plus accounting process and Company policies & procedures. Ability to read and interpret documents such as manuals, contracts, catalogs, purchase orders, and invoices. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate orally or visually. Ability to make inquiries or respond to questions from vendors and the general-public. Ability to calculate financial figures. Ability to understand and carry out instructions. Must be able to operate computers and other standard office equipment. Requires proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database, and accounting software. Requires ability to plan and organize own work, handle multiple priorities, and accurately perform duties with minimal supervision working independently and cooperatively, assisting others as needed. Must exercise discretion and tact regarding confidential and sensitive information. May occasionally be required to work overtime or a flexible schedule.

Employee Benefits: include health, dental, vision insurance, annual and sick leave, pension, and a tax-sheltered annuity plan option (403-B).

Qualifications: Associate degree or equivalent in Business, Accounting, or related field from two-year college or technical school; plus, two years related accounting experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency in American Sign Language is helpful.

Starting Pay Range: $30,000 to $35,000

Anticipated Date of Hire: July 1, 2022. Interested applicants should send resume and three letters of reference/recommendation to Cecil Bradley, Executive Director, via Cbradley@ftri.org by June 20, 2022. Selected candidates will be invited to job interviews in the following week or two.