Apria Healthcare

  • Accounts Payable Clerk, Lead

    Requisition ID
    2018-5149
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting and Finance
    Location : Location
    US-CA-Lake Forest
    Full/Part Time
    Full-time
  • Job Summary

     

    With over 300 locations across the US, Apria Healthcare’s mission is to improve the quality of life for our 1.8 million patients at home by providing home respiratory services and select medical equipment to help them sleep better, breathe better, heal faster, and thrive longer. Additional information can be found at www.apria.com.

     

     

    The Accounts Payable Clerk, Lead is responsible for: analyzing and processing complex AP transactions; maintaining reconciliation spreadsheets, interaction with vendor & procurement;  assisting clerical staff with issue resolution; coaching clerical staff.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Reviews the most complex invoices for all pertinent information such as quantity, description, unit price, freight, and payment terms.  Ensures proper signature. 
    • Determines general ledger and department coding.
    • Assigns, directs work and coaches staff. Schedules and organizes work assignments.
    • Ensures work is performed accurately and efficiently. 
    • Assists in developing procedures and policies, testing system enhancements and implementation.
    • Researches the most complex problem accounts.
    • Contacts vendors to resolve account discrepancies.
    • Maintains cash transfer logs.  Reconciles cash receipts. Establishes and maintains accurate vendor files with address changes, tax payer I.D. codes and payment terms.
    • Performs other duties as required

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Provides input on performance appraisals and selection, promotion, merit increases and employee discipline. 
    • Typically oversees 2 - 4 nonexempt employees. 

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Education and/or Experience

    • Education or experience equivalent to a high school diploma is required. 
    • At least five years related experience is required. 

     

    SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

    • Business Acumen
    • Problem Solving/Analysis
    • Communication Proficiency
    • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

     

    Computer Skills

    • Basic skills in Access, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio, Word

     

    Language Skills

    • English (reading, writing, verbal)

     

    Mathematical Skills

    • Basic level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    This is a stationary position that requires frequent sitting or standing, repetitive wrist motions, grasping, speaking, listening, close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.  It also may require occasional lifting, carrying, walking, climbing, kneeling, bending/stooping, twisting, pulling/pushing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching above the shoulder.  Employees in this position must be physically able to efficiently perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to assist or enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position, upon request.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Work is performed in an office setting with exposure to moderate noise. 

     

    TRAVEL

    Occasional travel as required.

     

    OTHER INFORMATION

    The essential duties and responsibilities, physical requirements, and work environment described above are representative of those typically required for this position but may vary depending on staffing and business needs at specific locations. The inclusion or omission of a specific duty or physical requirement is, therefore, not determinative of whether that function is essential to a specific individual’s position.

    EEO Statement

    As an EOE/AA employer, Apria Healthcare is committed to providing all applicants and employees with equal access to employment opportunities, regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, disability, pregnancy, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.  Apria Healthcare shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of protected veteran status or disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. AA/EOE, M/F/Disability and Vet

     

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