Providence Health & Services Accounts Payable Specialist in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling an Accounts Payable Specialist to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA.

We are seeking an Account Payable Specialist to perform moderately complex accounting support assignments in accordance with standard procedures. Primary areas of responsibility performing a variety of accounts payable and bookkeeping work, applying accepted procedures to the preparation and maintenance of accounting and related records, and preparing financial, statistical, and/or technical data for use in reports.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for the accurate and timely payment of all incoming invoices. Verify vendor invoices for accuracy and correct documentation before processing payment. Process invoices and requests for payment to ensure accurate and timely payment of liabilities.

  • Schedule invoice payment dates according to policy and contractual obligations.

  • Prepare invoices for weekly check runs. Reconcile the monthly vendor statements. Maintain accurate and up to date files for all invoices.

  • Verify all invoices for accurate pricing and obtain written authorization to pay bills invoiced for higher amounts than the original purchase order, or written authority from vendor to short pay (post credits). Work closely with Materials Management to resolve invoice discrepancies.

  • Monitor partial and down payments to ensure vendors are paid correctly. Request a refund for credits and monitor until reimbursement is received.

  • Maintain the vendor master file, including tax ID numbers of applicable vendors. Responsible for annual 1099 reporting to assure compliance with federal regulations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • The equivalent of a High School diploma or GED and coursework in Accounting.

  • A minimum of one to two years of accounting support experience, preferably involving accounts payable.

  • Proficient in use of microcomputers, including spreadsheet and word processing.

  • Proficient in use of 10-key.

About the department you will serve.

Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Supply Chain

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 140494