Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.


Grand Canyon Education’s Accounting Department is currently seeking a full-time Accounts Payable Manager to manage the work flow of the Accounts payable process.

What you will do:  

  • Manages accounts payable invoice input process according to University policies, procedures and internal controls.

  • Ensures all expense reports are processed and paid in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Reviews coding and approval of invoices and expense reports.

  • Manages all aspects of the Corporate Card program.

  • Reconciles difficult accounts.

  • Processes accounts payable vendor checks.

  • Runs general ledger reports.

  • Performs month-end accounts payable journal entries.

  • Is responsible for vendor creation and maintenance.

  • Reviews and approves all supply orders for the department.

  • Ensures that the Accounts Payable department is in compliance with corporate policies, IRS and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.

  • Directly supervises employees in the Accounting Department.

  • Carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws to include interviewing; training; planning, assigning, and directing work; writing performance appraisals; handling disciplinary discussions as well as addressing complaints and resolving problems.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution. 

  • 5 years Accounts Payable experience and at least 3 years’ supervisory experience.

  • Proficient with spreadsheet and word processing software.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

Why work at GCE:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

Application Instructions

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