AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world’s largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin.
Financial and Operational Services (FOS) manages AARP's multi-year financial planning, budgeting and forecasting; treasury and investments; tax reporting and planning; and accounting and financial reporting activities. The division provides project management and training and support for the systems used to manage AARP’s money and assets.
The Procure-to-Pay Specialist is responsible for processing invoices, purchase orders, check requests and direct payments originated by a Vendor to Payables, or by a Requestor to Procurement. The Specialist acquires significant knowledge of the contracts, accounting codes, business policies, and procedures involved with processes to expedite procurement and payment.
Each Specialist interacts with a significant population of staff and management to process a large volume of requests and invoices. The Specialist coordinates the management of financial transactions, monitors and tracks activities of work in progress to ensure timely creation and updates of purchase orders, and timely payment of invoices, while ensuring the accuracy of information and compliance with policy and contractual obligations.
This position requires a moderate level of challenge in interpreting, maintaining and updating internal procedures to meet legal and accounting standards as it applies to the procure to pay process. Inherent in the position is the ability to work with multiple managers and Financial Services to conceptualize issues and develop solution for transactions that require attention. Must communicate required actions effectively to subordinate, peers and business unit managers as required.
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