Accounts Payable & Travel Technician

Accounts Payable & Travel Technician

  • 527950
  • Soldotna, Alaska, United States, 99669
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Grade 77
  • UAA Kenai Peninsula College

Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna, Alaska, is actively seeking an Accounts Payable and Travel Technician to join our Administrative Services team. We are looking for a highly motivated and organized individual who thrives in a fast-paced yet fun environment. Benefits include health care effective first day of employment, tuition waivers, annual and sick leave starts accruing on your first day, 12 paid holidays including an extended winter break. KPC is a great place to work!!

As the Accounts Payable and Travel Technician, you play an essential part in the day to day business operations of KPC. This benefited full time position handles KPC's accounts payable, travel, and ProCard reconciliations. In this role, you will ensure all transactions are executed in accordance with established regulations and policies, provide technical support and guidance to faculty and staff and become the KPC accounts payable and travel subject matter expert.

To thrive in this role, you should have exceptional organizational skills, the ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines, advanced oral and written communication skills, and the drive to improve processes and create efficiencies. Also required are advanced knowledge of automated accounting systems, electronic spreadsheets, and an understanding of best practices for accounts payable and reconciliation. Experience with Microsoft Suite including Excel, Word and outlook or Gmail are needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of college coursework in Accounting or related field and two years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Demonstrated experience using technology and software.

Position Details:

This position is located on the Kenai Peninsula College campus in Soldotna, Alaska.  This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage. New hires will be placed on the UA Staff Salary Schedule, Grade 77, starting at $22.64 based on education and experience.

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three (3) professional references with your application.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified.  Please apply early to ensure consideration.  

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Marci Lea, KPC HR Coordinator, at mlea@alaska.edu or 907-262-0318.

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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