A large $3B healthcare & hospital network is looking for an Accounts Payable Analyst. The position is open due to an internal promotion as the person in the role previously was promoted into a Business Analyst.
Reporting directly to the AP Manager, this position will administer and maintain the AP automated processing system including Lawson, Concur and the Travel, Expense and Invoicing systems.
The position will support various internal business units and will work closely with the Business Analytics team to help with any complex reporting needs.
Key responsibilities include reconciling all check runs, outstanding payments and 1099s. It will also help the AP staff with processing trade payables, employee expense reports and collaborating with the Business Analytics team for complex reporting needs. Other duties include processing payments for sales & use tax and 1099 process.
Compensation depends on experience but is up 65K + bonus + 4% 401k match + 80% paid healthcare benefits + $5,000 a year in tuition reimbursement. The work/life balance is also very good and flex hours are available (such as getting in early to leave early).
Record vendor invoices into the AP sub-ledger and obtain proper approvals
Review expense reports in accordance with Company policy
Process weekly payment runs
Perform month-end balance reconciliations
Perform analytical and ad hoc reporting as required
Support global corporate card program
Work with internal and external customers regarding account and expense inquiries
Ensure compliance with internal controls in accordance with policy
Look for areas of process improvement to ensure efficient and effective processing of AP and T&E transactions
Provide information for monthly key performance indicators
Assist in special projects as required
Strong working knowledge of Accounts Payable and Travel & Expense systems and procedures
Quick learner and self-starter who has the ability to work independently or within a team environment
Ability to work in a paperless, high volume, fast-paced environment with strong organizational skills
Accustomed to working with deadlines
Technical understanding of Finance systems, preferably Concur
Demonstrated experience serving internal and external customers/suppliers
Strong working knowledge of accounting fundamentals
Strong analytical, problem-solving and reconciliation skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Detail-oriented and the ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
Strong Microsoft Office Skills (Most important Excel, Word, PowerPoint)