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Goodwill Industries of Middle TN

Accounts Payable Specialist – Connecting Forward

Goodwill Industries of Middle TN


Job Summary

The Accounts Payable Specialist in this role will support the Connecting Forward grant. This role is responsible for the processing of accounts payable, processing of purchase orders, and tracking of credit card purchases as related to the grant. This role is part of a 3-year grant and will work with other community partners.

Job Responsibilities

  • All phases of accounts payable include, but are not limited to matching invoices to purchase orders, checking for proper approval, data entry, verification of required backup, printing, and mailing checks.
  • Support the monthly grant billing process by collecting all invoices and required backups, and preparing the monthly billing support file.
  • Assist with grant budgeting and reporting as requested.
  • Reconcile systems and statements to administer grant funds.
  • Provide support to other departments related to the Connecting Forward grant.
  • Know and understand various grant rules, requirements, and Policies related to the assigned grant.
  • Must be familiar with and understand Goodwill’s Chart of Accounts.
  • Use software and systems to process payments related to the grant.
  • Completion of tasks and projects assigned by management.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Some College (Preferred)


  • Must have at least one-year of experience with Accounts Payable and Purchase Orders.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Able to proficiently use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Suite.
  • Able to learn new processes quickly and possess strong organizational skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills including the ability to be able to communicate effectively with all levels of management and employees.
  • Strong customer service, relationship building, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong time-management skills and must be able to pay attention to detail

Certifications and Licenses

  • A Valid Drivers License to operate company vehicles. Local travel is required for this role.
  • Must be bondable

Additional Information


How to Apply



  • Date Posted: April 18, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 05/01/2023