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Accounts Payable Specialist Job in Akron, Ohio US

Accounts Payable Specialist


Posted: 5/13/2021 - Expires: 8/11/2021

Job ID: 227252593


Job Description

About Us

Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.

To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.

The Accounts Payable Specialist processes all accounts payable documents - invoices, check requests, debit and/or credit memos, expense reports, statements, etc. It is the responsibility of our A/P staff to process only appropriate organizational expenditures and to ensure the expense is properly substantiated and authorized by management.

1.Processes accounts payable documents for payment through on-line matching of invoices, receivers and purchase orders or, where PO documentation is not appropriate, ensures the accounts payable document is properly substantiated and authorized by management.

2.Pursues discrepancies as to pricing, quantities received, approvals, or other parameters to conclusion with purchasing or other departments.

3.Ensures the document is properly classified, processed in a timely manner and paid to the correct payee.

4.Prepares and distributes accounts payable checks; processes payments electronically for employee reimbursement through payroll; payments via ACH, bank card or other electronic payment methods utilized by the organization.

5.Works with vendors to resolve any past due amounts and that credits are properly applied; ensures vendor statements remain current; responds to vendor inquiries in a timely manner; maintains good vendor relations.

6.Maintains received not invoiced (RNI) database; resolves aged RNI amounts.

7.Maintains IRS form W9 files; ensures the accuracy of 1099 data; maintenance of vendor master files.

8.Other duties as required.

Other information:
Technical Expertise
1.Experience in accounts payable with demonstrated ability utilizing interactive payables/supply chain software packages is required. High volume payables experience is preferred.

2.Knowledge of accounts payable industry practices and terminology is required.

3.Familiarity with IRS rules governing 1099, independent contractor, business expenses, travel & education, etc. is required.

4.Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.

5.Experience in healthcare is preferred.

6.Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.

Education and Experience
1.Education: High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Bachelor's degree is preferred.

2.Certification: None.

3.Years of relevant experience: 0 to 2 years is preferred.

4.Years of experience supervising: None.

Full Time

FTE:  1.000000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.
EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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