AP Specialist
Job Details
Bellevue - Bellevue, WA
Full Time
2 Year Degree

The Accounts Payable (AP Specialist) Specialist supports the accounting activities of LifeCenter Northwest through the performance of duties related to the accounts payable process. 


Accounts Payable Duties

  • Enter accounts payable transactions in accounting software.
  • Create AP imports from invoice workflow system, reviewing to ensure proper approval and coding of charges
  • Manage vendor invoice log.
  • Route weekly check run and related invoices to check signers for approval.
  • Prepare selected invoices for printing for weekly check run.
  • Create monthly A/P accrual entry and reconcile accounts monthly.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, and conduct further research when discrepancies arise.
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation, coding, and approval prior to payment.
  • Manage vendor correspondence via phone or email.
  • Responsible for obtaining and updating vendor W-9 tax forms as needed.
  • Responsible for issuing vendor Misc-1099 forms in accordance with IRS guidelines.
  • Maintain A/P aging, ensuring that it is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Generate denial letters for charges not owed by LifeCenter NW and send to Administrative Associate for mailing.



This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Other Responsibilities

  • Support Accounting Manager in preparation for external audits 
  • Performs other instructions/directions and will perform other related duties as required.
  • Participates in, and may lead, employee committees and events.
  • Complies with applicable laws, regulations, and LifeCenter policies and procedures.


  • The ability to function and complete work with competing priorities is required.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word and intermediate proficiency with Excel required.
  • Experience with accounting software preferred.



The employee in this position must uphold the core values of LifeCenter; these include:

  • Integrity: We are trustworthy, reliable, respectful, and accountable.
  • Collaboration: We work in partnership with others, seeking to understand and be understood, and finding common ground and shared goals to build upon together.
  • Courage: We take personal responsibility and face challenges head-on.
  • Service: Through professionalism and dedication, we honor our commitment to serve others and our obligation to be good stewards of the gift of life.



  • Associate degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • Relevant work experience may be substituted for academic requirements.
  • One to three years accounting and/or finance work experience preferred.
  • Previous experience in healthcare accounting preferred.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster, or applicable medical or religious exemption will be required as a condition of employment upon offer. For those that need to complete the vaccination series, start dates will be adjusted.


LifeCenter Northwest is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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