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Accounts Payable Specialist I

Company: Memorial Health Services
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The Accounts Payable Accountant I is responsible for the accurate and timely payment of assigned vendors in accordance with MemorialCare's policies and procedures as well as government laws and regulations. This includes but is not limited to: accumulating the proper payment documents, review of documents for completeness and accuracy, payment of the verified documents within MHS's prescribed time period. Also, an Accounts Payable Accountant I is responsible for proper preparation of the month and year end accruals relating to their assigned vendors. In addition, this position is required to understand the departmental policies, processes and procedures. Job Specific Competencies

  • Perform accounts payable functions accurately and efficiently and ensures all related MHS policies and procedures are followed.
    • Make sure invoices have appropriate approval and/or purchase order as defined by corporate policy.
    • Make sure invoices are paid using proper pay terms as defined by corporate policy and vendor contracts.
    • Responsible for the daily Accounts Payable workflow.
      • Resolve match exceptions as assigned and provides effective resolution within the timeframes defined by departmental policy
      • Make sure invoices are entered in the system timely and available discounts are taken
        • Responsible for effective communication and maintenance of vendor accounts, including research, resolution of problems, and statement reconciliation.
          • Demonstrates superior customer service; interacts with a positive and constructive approach
          • Communicates established MHS policies and procedures to internal and external customers.
          • Responsible for accurate and timely preparation of month end accrual of outstanding invoices, including items not received in PeopleSoft.
            • Prepare manual accrual of outstanding invoices for Accounting by the 2nd workday of the month.
            • Call for monthly statements of major vendors and report to Accounting for accrual. Minimum Requirements / Work Experience
              • Understanding and complies with Accounts Payable policies and procedures.
              • PeopleSoft or related software experience required.
              • High energy levels and tolerance for tight deadlines and time pressures.
              • Excellent communications skills, both verbal and written.
              • Working knowledge of PCs, Microsoft Office applications- spreadsheet proficiency is required, and an aptitude for learning new software.
              • Requires a can-do attitude and positive customer response style.
              • 10 Key by touch and keyboarding skills are also required. Education / Licensure / Certification
                • High School Diploma, GED required or Business-Related Courses.

Keywords: Memorial Health Services, Long Beach , Accounts Payable Specialist I, Other , Long Beach, California

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