Job Description

Job Summary:

The Accounts Payable Specialist is a key member of the General Accounting Team. S/he is responsible for the processing and payment of all invoices for any of the designated affiliates (AVH, WMC, UCVH, NCHHH, and NCH Administration). This includes sorting, general ledger account coding, purchase order matching, receipt/approval confirmation, and payment processing for all invoices/charges received. S/he also functions as an interface with Accounts Payable Technical Team at Meditech.

Job Requirements: Education: High school diploma or equivalent GED. Skills: Computer literate with Microsoft Office, especially Windows, Word, and Excel. English speaking and writing skills required/preferred. Work Experience: Minimum of one (1) years of accounts payable experience. Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a business office setting.

Essential Functions:

  1. Primary interface with Accounts Payable Software/System Vendor. Manages system procedures/requirements and trouble shoots system errors/discrepancies.
  2. Collaborate with Material Management Team and Financial Team on continuous process improvement and adherence to policies/guidelines. 
  3. Process Accounts Payable/invoices for WMC, UCVH, and NCH Admin affiliates within the NCH Group. Ensure applicable general ledger account coding on invoices is accurate and appropriate.
  4. Monitor cash disbursements and/or check runs. Insure past due invoices and vendor accounts are reconciled and updated.
  5. Maintain cash flow analysis to ensure sufficient funds in operating bank account to cover cash disbursements, Check runs, and payroll processing.
  6. Direct supervision of Accounts Payable clerical(s). Provide system and process training. 
  7. Record retention, preservation, and maintenance of Accounts Payable files and documents per WMC policies.
  8. Process month end closing expense accrual to ensure general ledger accuracy. Accrual is compiled from expenses not yet invoiced and processed.

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs additional duties as assigned.
  2. Adheres to facility Values, Service Excellence, or Standards of Excellence.

About North Country Healthcare (NCH):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.

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