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Accounts Payable Specialist I

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Job ID: 5388
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Accounts Payable Specialist I for a Full Time, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $15.69, more depending on experience.


Responsible for the accurate and timely processing of all invoices, check requests and caregiver reimbursements, preparing payments for distribution on a weekly basis.


  1. Enters invoices into computer system, audits invoices, check requests, and caregiver reimbursement requests for proper authorization, exempt coding and tax status and disburse checks as requested.
  2. Updates and maintains journals, ledgers and financial documentation, run reports and troubleshoot discrepancies involving appropriate stakeholders as necessary in the resolution of issues.
  3. Assists with process improvement, procedure and implementation of changes.
  4. Maximizes vendor discounts in agreement with vendor terms and payment.
  5. Assures compliance reporting with the Internal Revenue Service for 1099 forms.
  6. Completes month end and year end processing, follow up on outstanding checks and resolve any discrepancies.
  7. Acts as a resource for a variety of caregivers, leadership and external customers.
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.


  • Minimum of one year of accounts payable experience in a similar setting is required.


  • Attention to detail and accuracy of input is required.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • General understanding of accounting cycle.
  • Proficient keyboarding, 10-key and computer skills including Microsoft Office applications and general PC software.



  • Knowledge and understanding of sales tax and use tax, specifically on items purchased that are non-taxable according to Washington Department of Revenue code is required.


  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (up to 65% of work time).

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