Accounts Payable Specialist Senior
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Description Summary: This position processes and maintains all
aspects of the accounts payable cycle. Individual will cross-train
with AP Manager and AP Leads on various manager job functions.
Character traits desired include self-starter, problem solver, and
ability to work both independently and in teams, and good
communication and organization skills. This position is an advance
role in the Accounts Payable department and may assign duties and
provide work direction for Accounts Payable Specialist. Will be
required to compile and prepare reports required by management
including statistical metrics and productivity measures for AP
department and staff. May also perform activities related to
account follow-up, resolution and other vendor maintenance. Process
payments for all invoices for various CHRISTUS Health organizations
that include Christus Health Corporate Office, Christus Health
Support Centers in Houston and San Antonio, TLRA, USFHP, Christus
Health Employee Benefits Fund and Christus Health Insurance Fund.
Ensure all invoices are paid by the required due dates. Ensure
appropriate authorization is present. Ensure matching to PO when
applicable. Validate mathematical accuracy of the document and
review coding. Responsible for processing American Express travel
account invoices and AT&T bills to include obtaining
appropriate approvals for payment. Responsible for establishment
and maintenance of up-to-date authorization card files to ensure
all invoices have proper approvals before processing for payment.
Responsible for copying and distributing all intercompany
information to appropriate field locations by assigned due date.
Respond to customer and vendor questions, and requests in a timely
manner. Calls should be returned within a 24-hour period. All
issues should be resolved as soon as possible. Prepare manual
checks as requested Prepare stop payments as required and forward
to Treasury. Ensure process for voiding and reissuing checks is
followed. Ensure that W-9s are obtained for all vendors during the
year General back-up for AP Lead Assist AP Manager and Lead with
various special projects Complete special projects as needed.
Ensure all projects are completed by specified deadlines.
Cross-train with other Accounts Payable Specialists. Ensure ability
to fill in as needed or required Requirements: High school diploma
or equivalent Minimum five (5) years of experience in accounts
payable Bilingual in Spanish and English strongly preferred
Thorough knowledge of full cycle accounts payable required EDI
Processing (a plus) Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Detail and deadline oriented Team Player Excellent written and
verbal skills required Excellent interpersonal skills Advanced
knowledge of accounts payable practices preferred Understanding of
debits, credits, accrual methodology & general ledger processes
Experience in review and processing of business expense reports for
associates reimbursement Excellent organizational skills for file
maintenance both paper and electronic Work Type: Full Time
Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Irving , Accounts Payable Specialist Senior, Other , Irving, Texas
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