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6 Jan 2023

Full-Time Accounts Payable Coordinator

Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) – Posted by hoverstreet Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

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Job Description

The Southern Environmental Law Center is seeking an Accounts Payable Coordinator in our Charlottesville, VA. headquarters office. This individual will join our Finance team and report to our Assistant Director of Finance. At a high level, this position will manage our credit card program, manage invoices, and work on electronic filing organization. This is an excellent opportunity to join a highly successful, nationally recognized organization that is effectively addressing some of the most pressing and challenging environmental issues throughout the South and the nation.

The ideal candidate will bring 3-5 years of relevant experience, strong Excel skills, and excellent communication skills.

SELC currently has a hybrid work model that offers employees the flexibility to work at home two days per week. We require all staff to be vaccinated and boosted and to provide proof of vaccination to work in our offices. This is a full-time position and requires successful completion of a background check prior to beginning employment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable – review, enter, and pay invoices
  • Management of SELC’s credit card program
  • Electronic filing organization
  • Support the Finance Team in the reporting, annual audit, and budgeting processes
  • Support organization’s long-term strategic plan financial goals and deadlines.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • A genuine interest in and commitment to helping SELC create and foster a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Great Plains or similar accounting systems
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Credit card program management experience
  • Experience in training other staff
  • Strong attention to detail

About SELC:

The Southern Environmental Law Center is one of the nation’s most powerful defenders of the environment, rooted in the South. With a long track record, SELC takes on the toughest environmental challenges in court, in government, and in our communities to protect our region’s air, water, climate, wildlife, lands, and people. Nonprofit and nonpartisan, the organization has a staff of over 200, including more than 100 attorneys, and is headquartered in Charlottesville, VA., with offices in Asheville, Atlanta, Birmingham, Chapel Hill, Charleston, Nashville, Richmond, and Washington, DC.

At our core, we are place-based, rooted in our region, and connected with the communities and clients we serve. We believe in an equitable and inclusive workplace that reflects the rich racial and cultural diversity of our region and allows diverse perspectives to come to the forefront. We approach our work with the highest level of integrity, holding ourselves to high standards with an emphasis on honesty, accountability, and thoughtfulness. We value collaboration and camaraderie, realizing we are strongest when we work together and knowing that everyone has a critical role to play. We strive for impact through a strategic, bold, pragmatic, and ambitious outlook that is dedicated to achieving powerful results. We believe in these values and in the power of SELC. We hope you consider joining us. Learn more at


SELC offers salaries competitive with other leading environmental nonprofits nationally and provides an excellent benefits package. The starting salary range for this position is from $53,700 to $67,125, commensurate with experience. For more details about our benefits package, please visit our Careers page.

To Apply:

To apply, click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below to be directed to an online application where you may upload your application materials. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. We plan to fill this position as soon as possible and will review applications and conduct interviews on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

SELC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive workplace environment. We are eager to welcome new team members who share this commitment. We still have much progress to make, but our goal is to create and maintain a staff that, at every level, reflects the rich racial and cultural diversity of the communities where we work and the clients that we serve. Persons of all backgrounds—including people of color, women, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates—are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Environmental. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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