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Accounts Payable Specialist I

Job ID: 6527
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 $16.00, 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.


  • 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.
  • Updates and maintains journals, ledgers and financial documentation, run reports and troubleshoot discrepancies involving appropriate stakeholders as necessary in the resolution of issues.
  • Assists with process improvement, procedure and implementation of changes.
  • Maximizes vendor discounts in agreement with vendor terms and payment.
  • Assures compliance reporting with the Internal Revenue Service for 1099 forms.
  • Completes month end and year end processing, follow up on outstanding checks and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Acts as a resource for a variety of caregivers, leadership and external customers.
  • 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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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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