Self Direction Lead Accounts Payable Specialist


To support the Accounts Payable Specialists to process all expenditures and receipts in the Self-Direction program. To assist in maintaining records to support accurate and timely reporting and review. The Lead Accounts Payable Specialist will also assist with identified projects as needed.

Status: Non-Exempt 


  • High School Diploma/GED required, associate degree in accounting preferred.
  • One year managerial/supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting procedures, systems and the New York State Self Direction Guidance. 
  • 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:

  • Maintains a high level of professionalism and confidentiality with ability to remain calm in stressful or demanding situations.
  • Sitting and/or computer use/writing for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks.
  • Bending, reaching, pushing, and pulling as needed in the workplace.

Reports To: Self Direction Finance Program Director

Essential Functions:

  • Accurately completes accounts payable responsibilities including proper documentation, invoices, posting to journal, schedule for payment, and check preparation for signing.
  • 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 with routine audits and training as needed.
  • Any and all other related duties as assigned by supervisor.


What we offer:

  •  Flexible Schedules 
  • A diverse and inclusive team that will support and appreciate you.
  • Excellent Benefits that include medical, dental, wellness and 403B Retirement
  • Paid Time off (40 hours after 90 days and 160 hours after your first year for Full-Time Employees).
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Weekend and Overnight Differentials.
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Company Paid Training
  • Opportunities to earn more based on experience

Salary Description
$27.00 Starting Rate