Altru Health System
Grand Forks, ND, United States
The Accounts Payable Specialist performs the duties necessary to process the payments of all properly approved and coded invoices due to vendors and reimbursements due to employees of Altru Health System and affiliated organizations in an accurate and timely manner. The application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and proper accounting procedures are essential in the fulfillment of these duties.
Essential Job Functions
Processes all purchase order invoices received against HEMM electronic purchase order file. Verifies discount due dates, quantities, and unit costs and resolves any discrepancies through purchasing department to ensure timely payment of invoices and capture of eligible discounts.
Audits and enters all employee reimbursement requests within timelines and to ensure compliance with Altru Health System policies. Processes physician expense reimbursements approved by Physician Comp Manager, or their designate, for payment.
Maintains open payable file for held and approved invoices to provide efficient access to open payable invoices. Processes invoices for payment before due date for AHS and all affiliated corporations to maximize discounts available and to adhere to payment terms of vendors.
Audits non-purchase order requests for payment for approval and supporting documentation.
Verifies codes on all approved non-purchase order invoices are appropriate general ledger account numbers, resolves any discrepancies with Department Manager.
Audits statements for past due invoices and resolves any issues. Researches invoices and statements to prevent duplicate payments and charges to the appropriate facility.
Provides data as requested by external auditors for year-end financial audit.
Reviews vendor 1099 reports for accuracy and inclusion of appropriate amounts. Processes new vendor files, validating 1099 statuses and TINs as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.
Demonstrates understanding and follows infection control policies and procedures according to standard operating procedure.
Maintains requirements for age specific competencies for the position and demonstrates the knowledge or principles of growth and developments and the skills necessary to provide patient/customer care/services.
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of and compliance with:
All pertinent safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.
Working safely, without causing harm or risk to self, others or property.
The work environment safety procedures and prompt reporting of unsafe practices, procedures, accidents, injuries or other safety violations to the Leader.
The use of all safety equipment and personal protective equipment.
Requirements: Associates degree in Accounting; minimum of two years experience; demonstrates knowledge of accounting principles (GAAP) and procedures and multi-corporation reports.
Altru Health System
Website : http://www.altru.org
Altru Health System is a community-owned, integrated system with an acute care hospital, a specialty hospital, more than a dozen clinics in Grand Forks and the region, and a large home care network. It employs more than 200 physicians and 4,000 staff. As the first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Altru’s providers have access to clinically integrated tools extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise to patients.