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Payables/Payroll Specialist

Tennessee Aquarium
Chattanooga, United States Posted: March 30, 2024

At the Tennessee Aquarium, we strive to connect people with nature and empower them to make informed decisions about water and wildlife. We are passionate about our values, which include respect for conservation, a mindset of lifelong learning, and a collaborative, learning-based, respectful work environment.

The Tennessee Aquarium is searching for a Payables/Payroll Specialist to perform accounting and administrative tasks related to processing accounts payable and payroll.

Key Responsibilities
  • Process invoices ensuring proper approval, accurate coding, and entry into accounting system.
  • Issue accurate and timely payments.
  • Interact with vendors and employees to investigate and resolve issues or questions regarding payables.
  • Responsible for reviewing and recording ACH payments made to vendors.
  • Record all purchase card activity. Work with purchase card holders to ensure receipts are turned in and purchases are coded correctly.
  • Act as a backup for Tennessee Aquarium, Creative Discovery Museum & Hunter Museum of American Art payroll.
  • Prepare and submit sales tax returns monthly.
  • Process yearly 1099's for Tennessee Aquarium, Creative Discovery Museum & Hunter Museum of American Art.
  • In addition to the responsibilities listed, the Payables/Payroll Specialist will assist with other duties as assigned.
  • Strong computer program knowledge, especially with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience with UKG payroll software & Procurify purchase order software preferred.
  • Ability to operate a 10-key calculator.
  • High school diploma required.
  • Minimum of two years' experience in a related field preferred.
  • Full-time, hourly ($18.35/hour)
  • All submissions must be received by April 11, 2024.
  • The Tennessee Aquarium is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive environment that values and supports diversity and equality among staff, volunteers and all of its audiences.
  • $18.35/hour

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