Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable departmental responsibilities include:

  • Setting up and maintaining vendor master data
  • Scanning and processing vendor invoices, check requests, freight and overnight air bills
  • Ensuring payments are issued timely and accurately:
    • In accordance with University policies and procedures
    • Align with Duke purchase order details
  • Ensuring proper tax withholdings from vendor payments
  • Providing direct access to invoice images using SAP transactions
  • Providing effective customer service and partnering with Duke departments and/or vendors to resolve complex issues and invoice exceptions in a timely manner
  • Providing analytic reporting based upon customer requests 
  • Preparing and distributing required tax reporting documents (IRS Forms 1099 and 1042S)
  • Providing training opportunities and outreach to Departmental Accounts Payable Representative, Business Managers as well as individual departments

Contact Information

Office Hours: 8am-5pm, Mon-Fri
Physical Address: American Tobacco Campus, Washington Building, Suite 800
324 Blackwell Street, Durham, NC 27701
Mailing Address: Box Number 104131, Durham, NC 27708
Office: (919) 684-3112
(Available 9am-4pm, Mon-Fri)
Fax: (919) 681-7479
E-mail: AccountsPayable at
(For General Accounts Payable Inquiries)

APOnlineCheck at
(For Technical Support for the Electronic Check Request Tool.)