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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.