Brookdale Senior Living Milwaukee , WI 53201
Accounts Payable SpecialistAccounts Payable Specialist
6737 W. Washington St. Milwaukee, WI 53214
Job #: APACmilWI691965
Brookdale. Bringing new life to senior living.
Performs general accounts payable duties, including recording and setting up invoices for payment, in accordance with company and established accounting policies and procedures. Ensures the accurate and timely payment of all company invoices for assigned departments. Provides quality customer service to internal and external customers.
1.Receives invoices from communities, vendors, and corporate associates.
2.Reviews each invoice, ensuring the following: legitimacy, accurate coding, appropriate approvals, and that the correct amount is paid.
3.Prioritizes processing of invoices requiring immediate attention, including but not limited to utilities, government agencies, legal settlements, expense reports, resident refunds, and phone bills.
4.Codes and batches invoices as appropriate
5.Enters invoices into the accounts payable software system; verifies work and approves invoices for payment.
6.Processes recurring invoices for payment.
7.Prints, voids and processes mailing of checks and releases entries to the general ledger.
8.Ensures approval compliance regarding high dollar value invoices.
9.Responds to AP related support inquiries (telephone, Service Central, etc.) from vendors, field operations, and corporate regarding invoice processing status, coding and payment information.
10. Researches invoice and account issues and provides resolution including but not limited to; resolving payment discrepancies and invoice discrepancies.
11. Maintains purchase card transactions and orders purchase cards.
12. Serves as a resource for less experienced staff.
13. Evaluates current work and business processes and identifies and supports business process improvements
Required skills and qualifications:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Minimum one year related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
General accounting experience required
Must have good customer service skills
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Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and drug-free workplace.
Brookdale offers a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, educational reimbursement. All associates, age 21 and older, are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.