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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Virginia Health Services
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Virginia Health Services is hiring an Accounts Payable Specialist for our Corporate Team located in Newport News, VA!A career with Virginia Health Services means you'll be part of a collaborative Team whose dedication and compassion are recognized and valued. We believe in quality of life and want to help you live your best life too!The Accounts Payable Specialist processes the accounts payable for the business office under the supervision of the Controller.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Monitor/maintain centralized A/P InboxAssemble, review and verify invoices and check requestsFlag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or pricesReview all invoices/payment requests for appropriate documentation and approvals prior to processingCode invoices, vouchers, check requests with appropriate general ledger expense accountEnter invoices into AP systemPrepare and process check runs and ACH payments.Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records.Reconcile vendor accounts monthlyCorrespond with internal/external staff members and suppliers and respond to inquiries.Maintain vendor files/documentation in accordance to company policy.Must possess thorough understanding of Balance Sheet, profit and loss accounts and appropriate (debit / credit) entriesMaintain confidentiality of organizational information.Assist in month/year-end closing.Provide supporting documentation for audits.QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:Must be able to perform the above stated essential duties and responsibilities.Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, mainly Excel.Must be able to learn other accounting software systems.Understands compliance issues around accounts payable processes (W-9, sales tax, etc.)Excellent written and verbal communication skills with vendors and company team membersMeticulous attention to detail and accuracyExcellent organizational and planning skills to meet strict deadlinesA minimum of three years computerized accounts payable processing experience.Associates Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance, or accounting coursework preferredAbility to work independently as well as part of a team and prioritize tasks.OTHER SPECIFICATIONS:30 day working notice is required for voluntary termination of employment.Hourly (Non-Exempt)Not eligible for shift or weekend differentialWhy join Virginia Health Services?Locally owned and headquartered in Newport News, Virginia since 1963, Virginia Health Services offers exceptional senior living and health care services. Our 1,200+ employees are passionate and committed to the well-being and quality care of our residents.Recognizing you have many options; Virginia Health Services is committed to investing in its Team members and offers the following benefits:Competitive salaryGroup Health insurance including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accountPaid vacation, sick leave, and personal days401(k) retirement savings plan with an employer contribution annual basis.Referral programState-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team!Learn more about us at: Virginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and responsibilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Keywords: Virginia Health Services, Newport News , Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Newport News, Virginia

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