Accounts Payable Associate


The Accounts Payable Associate is responsible for reviewing vendor invoices to ensure proper authorizations, appropriate documentation, business justifications, and good receipts are provided for invoices to be processed and are in compliance with established internal controls and accounts payable processes.  

  • Accurately enters and posts accounting and vendor invoice data into SAP system. Prepares reports of posted invoices for internal audit review and release for payment.  
  • Researches and resolves staff and vendor inquiries.  Investigates old outstanding invoices on vendor statements and/or invoices.
  • Assists in the preparation of financial reporting and accounting functions. Completes accounting functions on a periodic basis as needed within required timeframes.  
  • Prepares various reports, tests system upgrades, sorts and distributes incoming mail, and processes payments on occasion.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Associates Degree with a minimum two years of accounts payable experience required.
  • Strong computer skills and SAP experience a plus.
  • Exceptional customer service skills and strong written communication skills.
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment independently and take initiative. Detailed oriented with time management skills.
  • Basic accounting knowledge.


Queens Library is a national and international leader in the delivery of public library service. Innovation and leadership are the hall marks of Queens Library. Our mission is to meet the needs of the community by offering lifelong learning opportunities and ensuring there is a positive impact in the community. Queens Library fulfills its goals by embracing innovation and change. With a history of offering pioneering programs that meet the diverse needs of the most diverse county in the US, Queens Library is a place where innovation and leaders are welcomed. Queens Library a private, non-profit corporation located in Queens, New York and includes 65 service locations with 1,700 employees.

Queens Library is the proud recipient of the following awards: 2009 Library Journal, Library of the Year, 2014 ALA/Information Today, Library of the Future, 2013 ULC Top Innovators, 2013 American-Architect's Building of the Year (Queens Library at Glen Oaks).

TO APPLY:  Please email your resume and cover letter to: Employment@queenslibrary.org and reference “Accounts Payable Associate - EXTERNAL” in the subject line. Resumes will only be accepted by email. 

The Queens Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.