• Credit Card Program Specialist

    Job Location US-DC-Washington
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/22/2019 11:57 AM)
  • Overview


    SEIU (Service Employees International Union)


    Job Title:   Credit Card Program Specialist            Grade:  PS-1  Annual Pay : $60,992.13/YR

    Location:  Washington, DC



    This position is responsible for the administration of the system-wide corporate travel and expense program. This includes oversight, training, reconciliation and reporting of activities associated with the existing travel platform, including Concur. This position heavily involves collaborating, communicating, and driving system compliance of Accounts Payable policies, procedures and initiatives related to Corporate Travel and Expense reimbursement and reporting. This role functions at a high level of Accounts Payable and system administration knowledge, coupled with the ability to provide guidance to others while offering superior customer service on a daily basis.


    Primary Responsibilities:

    (Any one position may not include all of the specific duties and responsibilities listed. Examples provide a general summary of the work required and should not be treated as a total and complete list of expected duties to be performed by employees in the classification.) 


    • Manages SEIU’s corporate purchasing card program including: issuance, renewal, modification, cancellation, records retention, distribution lists, compliance issues, and customer service (credit limit increases, policy interpretation, exception transaction processing, etc.) while maintaining audit controls 
    • Execute detailed reviews of employee corporate and purchasing card transactions, identifying violations to the corporate T&E Policy, analyzing spending trends, consulting with employees on transactions, and generating detailed reporting of spending patterns and policy exceptions 
    • Day to day liaison with credit card company, regarding accounts and product updates 
    • Provide initial and ongoing cardholder training, including quarterly presentations and assist with developing  training aids 
    • Provide daily support to cardholders and other groups, including Data & Technology, Human Resources, and credit card administrators, to assist with questions and problems  related to corporate and purchasing card transactions, and related policies 
    • Corporate Account Reconciliation administration (monthly reconciliation, add new users, etc.) This includes working with the other members of the AP team regarding the overall CAR process 
    • Perform random transaction audits to ensure policy compliance 
    • Develop, track, and report program progress against goals and metrics, on a monthly basis 
    • Prepares and executes all transactions in a way that ensures that Generally Accepted Accounting Practices, SEIU’s policies, IRS regulations and Department of Labor requirements are met.



    Direction and Decision Making:

    This position reports to the Accounts Payable Manager.


    Education and Experience:

    Bachelor’s degree in accounting; and three (3) years of experience in financial reporting, budgeting or accounting.



    H.S. diploma or GED; and five (5) years of work experience in Accounts Payable functions.



    Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Knowledge of US generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with SEIU managers and administrative staff in both written and oral presentation
    • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and effectively organize work in a changing environment
    • Ability to balance multiple projects and priorities
    • Ability to communicate sensitive information to principals
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software – Excel, Word
    • Ability to analyze basic financial reports
    • General customer service skills and ability to build relationships easily
    • Ability to review large amounts of transaction data and analyze for problems
    • Ability to think critically and analytically to troubleshoot problems and build processes
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with SEIU managers and administrative staff in both written and oral presentation




    Microsoft Excel (intermediate level required; expert preferred)


    Physical Requirements:

    Work is generally performed in an office setting.



    Application Requirements:


    A resume is required for all applications and a cover letter is highly suggested. Your cover letter should explain your reason for wanting to work for SEIU, an example of how you demonstrated success in a similar position and a description of how this position fits into your long-term career plan. 




    SEIU staff enjoy top notch benefits including comprehensive health benefits, major medical, dental and vision for employee and eligible dependents, domestic partner benefits, competitive salaries, generous holidays and vacation policies, and both a pension plan and a 401(K) Plan.


    This position is part of a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and as such the incumbent is bound by the language of said agreement and party to all benefits, dues and requirements associated with being a member of a union and the (CBA).

    SEIU is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


    Relocation costs are not covered by SEIU.


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