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Accounts Payable Specialist in Louisville, KY at ResCare

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

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BrightSpring Health Services 

Title: Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Category: Accounting

Line of Business: Support Center Services

About BrightSpring Health Services and Our Family of Brands

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! BrightSpring Health Services is the new name for Kentucky-based ResCare, Inc., the parent company that supports a diverse family of brands. After more than 40 years of a successful history of helping people through a variety of settings and service offerings, we’ve reinvented ourselves.

At BrightSpring, everything we do centers on helping people live their best life. Our vision is to be the leading provider of home and community based health services for the needs of the complex populations we serve. We want to make sure that our clients receive the right care at the right time in the safest environment possible.

We are excited that you might consider joining our dedicated network of compassionate professionals who work in thousands of communities across the country - helping more than 60,000 people every day.

Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Accounts Payable Specialist.

About this Line of Business

BrightSpring Health Services is one of the largest providers of diversified home and community-based health services to complex, high-cost populations. The company provides nonclinical habilitative services and/or clinical rehabilitative services for people of all ages and skill levels.  Primary businesses include: behavioral health (including autism services), home health care (including personal care, home health, and hospice), neuro therapy, and job placement and vocational training, supported by pharmacy and telecare ancillary technologies and services. These businesses employ more than 45,000 dedicated team members in more than 40 states and provide services to more than 2 million people annually. 

BrightSpring Health Services is focused on providing quality and lower-cost outcomes to challenging and high-cost populations, through best-in-class services and technology innovation. Our Connected Home care model is an industry-leading approach to the future of health care services to achieve strong quality and compliance while also driving efficiency and cutting waste. 

Our care professionals work in thousands of communities across the United States. Founded and headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, the company has been making a difference in people’s lives and communities since 1974 – providing home and community-based health services to complex populations and helping people live their best life.

As a(n) Accounts Payable Specialist you will: 

The Accounts Payable Specialist will review and process vendor invoices to ensure payments are made timely. This position performs any combination of routine duties that include data entry, invoice payments and check processing. 

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Proficient use of computers and data entry 
  • Reviews invoices for accuracy prior to processing 
  • Processes invoices on a timely basis as received
  • Manual entry of AP spreadsheets and invoices into computer system
  • Provides customer service via phone and email to operations and vendors
  • Scans invoices electronically into computer imaging system
  • Reviews Oracle for outstanding invoices and resubmits invoices for payment
  • Processes and research daily AP/payroll mail and distribute
  • Ensures AP integrity through audit reports, data analysis, and collaboration with other team members. 
  • Maintains AP operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Education, Experience and Certification

  • GED or High School Diploma required
  • Associates degree or Technical Training, preferred. 
  •  Relevant work experience in accounting and/or bookkeeping, preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong personal computer skills, including Excel and MS Office tools, spreadsheet, and database usage.
  • Ability to utilize new tools and technologies in a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Strong analytical and problem resolution skills with high attention to detail, timeliness, and accuracy.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Knowledge of current industry trends, standards, and practices in the areas of economic and accounting principles. 
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of personnel internal and external to the company. 
  • Capability of working responsibly with highly confidential information and of maintaining composure under duress. 
  • Exercises independent judgment in carrying out the details of the work according to applicable regulations, company policies and procedures. 

Personal Attributes

  • Must be proficient in use of office equipment including, but not limited to telephone, computer, calculator, or copier. 
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to conduct research into hardware and software issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas and solutions in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.

Additional Information


BrightSpring Health Services offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

BrightSpring Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BrightSpring Health Services does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

9901 Linn Station Rd FL 6 - 11 , Louisville, KY 40223-3824 USA