Accounts Payable Specialist-Self Direction


To assist in the accountability of all expenditures and receipts in the Self-Direction program. To assist in maintaining records to support accurate and timely reporting and review.

Essential Functions:

  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices and expense reports.
  • Accurately completes accounts payable responsibilities including proper documentation, invoices, posting to journal, schedule for payment, and check preparation for signing.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests.
  • Maintains accurate files and documentation in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Keeps current on Medicaid billing and reimbursement procedures.
  • Assists in budget and cost report preparation.
  • Any and all other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


Qualifications Include:

• High School Diploma/GED required, associate degree in accounting preferred.

• Demonstrated knowledge of accounting procedures and systems.

• Effective time management and math skills.

• Strong organization skills with a keen ability to prioritize and multi-task.

• Detail oriented, with the ability to present numerical information.

• Read and interpret written information and edit work for spelling and grammar.

• Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness with keen focus on quality.

• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

• Adherence to Agency policies including Attendance Policy.

• Valid NYS Drivers’ License, acceptable to Agency insurance standards preferred. Maintain valid insurance and provide insurance card if you use your own vehicle.

Physical/Cognitive Requirements:

· Sitting for extended periods of time.

· Use of computer, and/or writing for extended periods of time.

· Ability to remain calm in stressful or demanding situations.

· Ability to perform multiple tasks.

Salary Description
$22.00 - $27.00