Accounts Payable Specialist in Lopez, PA at ResCare

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description


Title: Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Category: Finance & Accounting

Line of Business: Workforce Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Accounts Payable Specialist.

About this Line of Business

ResCare Workforce Services is the nation's leading and most comprehensive provider of services and solutions designed to help put people to work.  

With more than 400 urban, suburban and rural ResCare-managed operations throughout the nation, ResCare's team of more than 4,500 workforce professionals sets the industry's best practices, assisting approximately 1 million job seekers a year, states and state job boards and thousands of employers.

Within this business, Workforce Services offers a combination of career center operations, Job Corps centers, business services and family support functions, and is the largest for-profit collection of workforce solutions in the U.S.  Through the six elements of our world-class service delivery model, our team of experts have an enhanced ability to connect employers with qualified job seekers.

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


ResCare 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.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare 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.

P.O. BOX 218 ROUTE 487 NORTH , LOPEZ, PA 18628 USA 


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