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Accounts Payable Clerk - Office of Controller, Full-time in Chicago, IL at Shirley Ryan Abilitylab

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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Job Description

General Summary

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for timely and accurate payment of invoices and other requisitions in accordance with established policies and procedures.  Reviews forms and reports for completeness and accuracy.  Answers employee and vendor questions regarding payment terms and policies.

The Accounts Payable Clerk will consistently demonstrate support of the SRAlab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Accounts Payable Clerk will demonstrate SRAlab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and SRAlab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.

Principal Responsibilities

The Accounts Payable Clerk will:

  1. Responsible for timely and accurate payment of invoices and other requisitions by accomplishing the following:
  • Data entry of invoices and credit memos
  • Match invoices to receiving documents.
  • Generate accounts payable edit batches.
  • Research vendor statements, phone calls and discrepancies.
  • Organize and match returns paperwork.
  • Process voided checks and invoices
  • Process requests and other payments insuring all appropriate approvals have been received.
  • Reconcile vendor rebates and follow up to ensure rebates are issued.
  • Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of SRAlab.
  1. Communicate with co-workers, management, clients, franchisees, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  2. Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
  3. Other accounts reconciliation.
  4. Open mail and file in the absence of the file clerk.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationships

  1. Reports directly to the Accounts Payable Manager

Job Requirements

  1. Associates degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred; or one or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Ability to read, write and perform calculations at a level generally acquired through education or experience described above in order to prepare various forms, to maintain records, to monitor policy compliance, and to perform calculations.
  3. Analytical ability to resolve vendor payment problems by reviewing records and reports, by identifying errors, and by correcting errors.
  4. Interpersonal skills sufficient to handle employee and vendor complaints and to explain account payable policies and procedures to all level of hospital personnel which includes confidential information.
  5. Ability to effectively use personal computer and working knowledge of spreadsheet applications to perform data entry and analysis.

Working Conditions

  1. Normal office environment with little or no exposure to dust or extreme temperature.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

SRAlab is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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