Accounts Payable Lead


Oklahoma City, OK, USA
OU Health

Position Title:

Accounts Payable Lead


Financial Services

Job Description:

General Description:

Process daily accounts payable activities for a multi-hospital organization.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position.  Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position. 

  • Inputs invoices relating to purchase orders into the payables system, verifying information charged between purchase order and invoice
  • Oversees and assists accounts payable staff with day to day tasks.
  • Trains new AP Specialists on standard procedures
  • Resolves aging purchase orders on the open payable report
  • Responds to inquiries regarding purchase orders
  • Reviews accounts payable transactions for accuracy of general ledger coding and approvals
  • Assists in communicating and resolving outstanding balances on vendor accounts
  • Ensures payments are processed in accordance with contract terms
  • Monitors accounts payable inbox to ensure timely processing of invoices
  • Provides selections and documents for auditor requests in a timely manner
  • Assists with month end closing
  • Assists with determining eligibility of new vendors and complete new vendor paperwork
  • Ensures Accounts Payable transactions are processed timely and in accordance with policies and procedures, and meet statutory requirements such as 1099 and sales tax
  • Assists Controller and Accounts Payable Manager with projects on an as needed basis

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: 2-year Associates degree in Business, Accounting, or other related field.

Experience:  4+ years working in full-cycle accounts payable process

Or equivalent combination of education and experience

License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A subject matter expert on purchase order processing
  • Experienced in an ERP Accounts Payable system, preferably Workday
  • Intermediate in Microsoft Applications including Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Candidate can effectively communicate with upper management, co-workers and external vendors
  • Approach work with a “can-do”, team-orientated attitude
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and chart of accounts

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OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.