Accounts Payable is primarily responsible for the following:
Processing purchase order invoices, vendor payments, wire payments, customer refunds and check requests in a timely and accurate manner.
Processing employee travel advances and reimbursements in accordance with the city policy.
Billing and collection of Accounts Receivable.
Providing accounts payable and travel training to City Departments.
Beginning Monday, January 7, 2019, Accounts Payable will disburse payments on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. The City Department acquiring the goods or services must initially authorize payment of all invoices.
The City pays by invoice, not by statement. All vendors doing business with the City of Newport News are required to forward invoices to the following address: