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Accounts Payable Specialist - Located in Aspen, CO

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Aspen
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen Valley Hospital is a twenty-five-bed community hospital that represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center. Our Award-Winning Hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO, includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient care of any hospital across the country.AVH supports vaccinations as the evidence-based and most effective means for our community and country to put COVID-19 behind us and to avoid unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths. In order to better care for our community, as of 10/31/21, AVH requires COVID-19 Vaccination for all Staff.This Position Offers:Highly competitive pay, excellent benefits package, being part of a very cohesive & supportive team, and four of North America's top ski resorts at your doorstep.Job Overview:Handles all functions related to Accounts Payable. Provides support to all members of the Finance Department as needed. Works closely with all members of the Finance Department to ensure the smooth flow of operations.Primary Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Process invoices supported by purchase orders, assign invoice numbers to purchase orders. Reviews the invoices to prevent duplicate payments, to ensure proper amounts are paid and the correct accounts are coded. Follows up with Material Management to determine the reasons for the discrepancies and how to remediate in Meditech.
  • Create and post scheduled payments. Notify the Controller when A/P is ready for check printing. Distributes and mails A/P checks.
  • Manage all aspects of Accounts Payable. This includes understanding recurring payments and the operating and leasing agreements that support such payments. Investigate issues or concerns and responds promptly.
  • Evaluate invoices that lack purchase order documentation. Forward invoices to Department Managers for authorization and general ledger assignment. Once approved, processes these invoices in the Meditech System.
  • Distribute mail to appropriate members of the Finance Department on a daily basis. Open and sort mail relevant to Accounts Payable.
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain policies, procedures and systems. Understand the importance of confidential information and the consequences for violating such confidentiality.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement of the Finance Department, including further automation of accounting functions.
  • Make trips to the bank and Post Office as needed.
  • Assist in other areas of the Finance Department as needed.
  • Review batch report after the information is entered in Meditech. The review includes: general ledger account, invoice number, invoice address, invoice date and amount. After the batch is reviewed, it is sent to the Controller for final approval and posting.
  • Responsible for A/P month end deadlines. This includes canceling old POs (approved by managers), recurring expiration review, renew and on-hold invoices report.Minimum Qualifications & Requirements:
    • Knowledge of accounting principles preferred
    • Entry level general book keeping preferred
    • 2 years of A/P experience preferredBenefits & Compensation: Hire-in rates of pay are based upon the relevance of years of experience, education and certifications. Our talent acquisition team will help you understand how your direct experience will be considered.Pay range for new hires: $21.91 - $28.51/hrOur comprehensive benefits package includes generous Paid Time Off, Health Insurance within your first 30 days, and retirement, all of which can be viewed here.

Keywords: Aspen Valley Hospital, Aspen , Accounts Payable Specialist - Located in Aspen, CO, Other , Aspen, Colorado

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