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Accounts Payable Specialist

CommonSpirit Health Seattle, Washington

The posted compensation range of $20.62 - $28.36 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-351538 Employment Type Full Time Department Accounts Payable Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (7:00am - 4:00pm) Remote No Category Accounting and Finance

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

The position is responsible for the day-to-day Accounts Payable activities including Document Handling and Check Production, Optical Character Recognition (OCR) validation, Invoice Processing and Customer Service functions. This area will manage the daily workload and ensure the accuracy of data processed through the Oracle EBS platform, the timely invoice entry and payment to vendors, check production, as well as the handling of customer service inquiries and research using system-wide implementation of best practices, process improvements, and accounts payable system efficiencies. This position is responsible for ensuring that all work is completed in compliance with CommonSpirit policies and meets all regulatory requirements.  The Accounts Payable Specialist is also responsible for reflecting and promoting the mission and philosophy of CommonSpirit and its Sponsoring Congregations.

This position is responsible for accounts payable processing of all invoices for the Virginia Mason Franciscan Hospital in Seattle and all regional medical centers located throughout Puget Sound. The Seattle office handles the processing of over $400M per year of invoices. Additional facilities may be added as the need is identified, further expanding the scope of the position. 

● Daily receipt and processing of accounts payable related mail in accordance with established best practices and standard processes
● Preparation of incoming invoices, statements, and correspondence for scanning
● Distribution of other mail to appropriate accounts payable staff
● Coordinate daily mail pickup and delivery including express packages
● Check production for on-site check runs
● Deliver excellent customer service



Required Education and Experience

At least 3+ years combined experience in processing accounts payable invoices. High school degree is required.  Associate of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree is preferred. A detailed knowledge of accounts payable invoice processing is preferred.  Preferred experience in a multi-facility healthcare organization. Attention to detail and the ability to solve problems in a fast paced environment. Ability to work independently and under tight deadlines. Excellent
interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to learn new software quickly and transfer knowledge of software to others. Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.


While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.