Virginia Health Services
  • Newport News, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Virginia Health Services is hiring an Accounts Payable Specialist for our Corporate Team located in Newport News, VA.

The Accounts Payable Specialist processes the accounts payable for the business office under the supervision of the Controller.


  • Monitor/maintain centralized A/P Inbox
  • Assemble, review and verify invoices and check requests
  • Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or prices
  • Review all invoices/payment requests for appropriate documentation and approvals prior to processing
  • Code invoices, vouchers, check requests with appropriate general ledger expense account
  • Enter invoices into AP system
  • Prepare and process check runs and ACH payments.
  • Post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records.
  • Reconcile vendor accounts monthly
  • Correspond with internal/external staff members and suppliers and respond to inquiries.
  • Maintain vendor files/documentation in accordance to company policy.
  • Must possess thorough understanding of Balance Sheet, profit and loss accounts and appropriate (debit / credit) entries
  • Maintain confidentiality of organizational information.
  • Assist in month/year-end closing.
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits.


  • Must be able to perform the above stated essential duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, mainly Excel.
  • Must be able to learn other accounting software systems.
  • Understands compliance issues around accounts payable processes (W-9, sales tax, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with vendors and company team members
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills to meet strict deadlines
  • A minimum of three years computerized accounts payable processing experience.
  • Associates Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance, or accounting coursework preferred
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team and prioritize tasks.


  • 30 day working notice is required for voluntary termination of employment.
  • Hourly (Non-Exempt)
  • Not eligible for shift or weekend differential

Why join Virginia Health Services?

Locally owned and operated for over 50 years, Virginia Health Services seeks kind and compassionate employees to join our family-like team. We take pride in delivering outstanding long-term care nursing services to our friends and neighbors in this community, just as we would want for our own family members. Likewise, we believe in supporting our staff with opportunities for personal growth and professional advancement, as well as providing excellent benefits!

Recognizing you have many options; VHS offers many perks to being part of our team!

  • Rewarding & meaningful relationships with our residents and other mission-minded coworkers.
  • Competitive pay rates including higher entry-level salaries among major local health care providers.
  • Most full and part time employees are eligible for Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield Group Health and Dental Insurance Programs.
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days to eligible full and part-time employees.
  • 401(k) retirement plan with an employee contribution annual basis.
  • Tuition reimbursement is available to qualified staff who further their job-related education.
  • State-of-the-art, Employment, Enrichment and Education Center to provide hands-on opportunities for training and development of our team!

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Virginia Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability or veteran status. We are a drug free workplace.

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