Accounts Payable/Equipment Specialist

Accounts Payable/Equipment Specialist


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Minimum to Midpoint ($2,533 – $3,165/monthly)



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, November 20, 2020
Closes: Friday, December 4, 2020

Target Start Date

Friday, November 20, 2020

Expected Work Hours


Reports to


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

1. Associate Degree in Accounting or related field.
2. Two years of office or inventory experience, preferably in the area of accounts payable.
3. Computer skills required in Microsoft Excel and Word.
4. Strong written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
2. Thorough knowledge of accounting principles.
3. Community college experience.

Position Description

The Accounts Payable/Equipment Specialist’s essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Receive and inspect all incoming merchandise to the main campus.
  • Communicate with vendors, faculty, and staff to resolve discrepancies between quantity and quality of items.
  • Process vendor invoices for payment.
  • Tag all equipment and capital assets.
  • Oversight of the annual equipment inventory audit.
  • Manage the storage, inventory, and sale of all surplus items thru
  • Maintain an inventory of College keys and make keys as approved.
  • Month end reports and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Controller and assist in other related duties in the Business Office.

 Physical Requirements:
Some functions of the job are performed sitting, but other functions involve some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, and carrying. May be required to lift, push, pull up to 50 pounds or more.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127