Accounting and Procurement Clerk

Job ID 2022-2168
Job Locations
Budgeted Salary Range
$16.44-$20.53 + per hour DOE

Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Ivins, Utah has an immediate opening for a

Accounting and Procurement Clerk (Full-Time)


To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.




$16.44-$20.53 + per hour, the posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan.   RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.




RVU offers a full benefits package that includes Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee’s contribution. This position is available for a hybrid work schedule to include at least 2 days on campus per week.


RVU is is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

This position is responsible for a variety of general accounting support tasks, including but not limited to, accounts payable, cash receipts, shipping and receiving.

Essential Job Functions

  • Accumulate accounts payable requests, to include original invoices, check requests (including student groups/ACOs) and employee expense reports. Review for completeness and accuracy. Match purchase orders with outstanding invoices. Process accounts payable with proper account coding and approvals.
  • Input and maintain data entry for department.
  • Maintain vendor files and contract database.
  • Enter receipts in Jenzabar after they have been received by SFS or Director of Campus Operations.
  • Process expense reports using Concur, manage Concur reporting and ensure that employees are trained in the use of procurement cards and Concur. Ensure that employees maintain compliance with University policy in the use of procurement cards and report discrepancies as they occur.
  • Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering materials when necessary.
  • Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications. Attach shipping documents to purchase orders as received. Report daily to Purchasing Coordinator in CO on deliveries received, update Jenzabar and assist with shipping and receiving problems and issues.
  • Route purchases to the appropriate department.
  • Work with Purchasing Coordinator in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other issues as they arise.
  • Manage outbound shipments ensuring proper and secure packaging. Identify the most cost effective delivery service (i.e., FedEx, UPS, USPS, etc.), track shipments to the destinations and resolve issues with carriers as necessary.

Marginal Job Functions

  • Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects.
  • Participate in RVU outreach activities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural setting.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Detail oriented, organized, and self-starter.
  • Reliable and professional.
  • Work will be performed both sitting at a desk, as well as, periods of active standing, walking, bending, kneeling, etc.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Previous work experience in a similar position or role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College level coursework in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
  • Previous experience at an accredited university, health profession college, or medical school.
  • Experience in Jenzabar software.


Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.


Rocky Vista University, on the recommendation of the COVID-19 Response Team (CRT), implemented a mandatory vaccination policy for all employees and students effective July 1, 2021. Appropriate exemptions may be considered, and individual state laws may apply.



Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.  The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.


  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed