Accounts Payable Specialist - Purchase Order

  • Portland, ME
  • MaineHealth - Corporate
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Clerical/Administrative Support
  • Req #: 143480
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  • Position Summary
    • In accordance with policies and procedures, processes invoices and internal payment requests for Maine Medical Center and related MaineHealth affiliates. Ensures proper authorization for all payments via purchase order/receipt verification or authorized signature prior to entering invoices into the accounts payable system. Applies applicable sales tax regulations to all purchases, as well as IRS regulations relative to reportable income. Provides customer service in response to internal and external inquiries regarding invoice and payment activity.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: N/A
    • License/Certifications: N/A
    • Experience: Two to three years' prior accounts payable or general accounting clerical experience.
    • Analytical skills necessary for applying established policies and procedures.
    • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail for reviewing, auditing, and applying codes to vendor invoices.
    • Knowledge and experience with PCs, preferably with the Microsoft Office Suite, MS Add-Ins, and computerized financial systems.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with our internal and external personnel in gathering and exchanging invoice related information.
    • Ability to read and write, understand and follow written/verbal instructions, perform non complex arithmetic calculations, type at acceptable levels of speed and accuracy, operate computer systems with appropriate training, maintain logs, and file records as normally acquired through completion of at least high school.
    • Knowledge of 1099 reporting and Maine Sales Tax preferable.

Additional Information

MaineHealth is a health system whose members and affiliates include hospitals, physician practices, long-term care facilities, home care agencies, and support services. Learn more about this system at

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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