Baylor University - Staff Senior Accountant of Accounts Payable in Waco, Texas


The purpose of this position is to execute all Accounts Payable duties in a timely and accurate manner. This position will also provide guidance to University departments regarding payment methods, expense reports, vouchers, required documentation, & IRS & Federal vendor reporting guidelines.

Other Required Qualifications
  • Strong accounting/auditing skills and experience, including analytical skills and attention to detail with accuracy.

  • Ability to coordinate with multiple levels within organization

  • Organize work to meet timetables and deadlines (performance under pressure)

  • Work independently with minimal supervision; and coordinate a variety of activities.

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality. -Ability to operate personal computers, on-line computing systems, and other general office equipment.

  • Effective communication skills, oral and written, using correct English grammar, spelling and punctuation

  • Ability to interact in difficult situations requiring tact and diplomacy with a diverse population.

Other Preferred Qualifications
  • Non profit, university, or other college experience
About Baylor

Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, generous time off, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.

  • Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education

  • Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (

  • Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents

  • Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few

  • Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount

  • Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events

  • Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year

  • Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit

EEO Statement

Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

Job Title: Senior Accountant of Accounts Payable

Position Type: Professional

City: Waco

State: TX

Zip: 76798

Required Education: Bachelor's

Field of Study: Accounting or FinanceCPA or other related Certification

Required Experience: 3 years of relevant work

Preferred Education: Master's

Preferred Field of Study: CPA or other related Certification

Preferred Experience: 5 years of relevant work

Part time/Full time: Full Time

Avg Hours per Week: 40

Work Hours: Business hours; 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m, Monday through Friday

Vacancy Number: S032495

Open Date: 10/10/2016

Open Until Filled: Yes