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Accounts Payable Specialist - Located in Aspen, CO

Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Location: Glenwood Springs
Posted on: October 9, 2021

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.

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:

  • Processes 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.
  • Creates and posts scheduled payments. Notifies the Controller when A/P is ready for check printing. Distributes and mails A/P checks.
  • Manages all aspects of Accounts Payable. This includes understanding recurring payments and the operating and leasing agreements that support such payments. Investigates issues or concerns and responds promptly.
  • Evaluates invoices that lack purchase order documentation. Forwards invoices to Department Managers for authorization and general ledger assignment. Once approved, processes these invoices in the Meditech System.
  • Distributes mail to appropriate members of the Finance Department on a daily basis. Opens and sorts mail relevant to Accounts Payable.
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain policies, procedures and systems. Understands the importance of confidential information and the consequences for violating such confidentiality.
  • Participates in continuous quality improvement of the Finance Department, including further automation of accounting functions.
  • Makes trips to the bank and Post Office as needed.
  • Assists in other areas of the Finance Department as needed.
  • Reviews 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 cancelling 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 preferred


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:

Minimum = $21.07/hr

Mid-Point = $27.39/hr

Our 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, Snowmass , Accounts Payable Specialist - Located in Aspen, CO, Other , Glenwood Springs, Colorado

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