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Accounts Payable Specialist

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Date: May 7, 2021

Location: West Columbia, SC, US, 29169

Company: Lexington Medical Center

Full Time 
Day Shift 
8:30 - 5:00

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

Responsible for processing invoices and vendor payments and performing accounts payable close-out procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

•Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•Minimum Years of Experience: 2 Years of experience in Accounts Payable
•Substitutable Education & Experience: 2 Years of experience can be substituted for an Associate Degree in Accounting or related field with 1 year of experience in related field
•Required Certifications/Licensure: None
•Required Training: None

Essential Functions

  • Compare invoices to purchase orders for appropriate information; check invoice for sales tax and available discounts.
  • Send problem invoices to appropriate person(s) for resolution.
  • Work Accounts Payable Exception Report to resolve discrepancies between purchase orders and invoices. 
  • Work with vendors as necessary to resolve billing and credit memo problems.
  • Input appropriate information into accounts payable system.
  • Process weekly accounts payable check run.
  • Scan, index, and maintain vendor invoice files on optical disk.
  • Review reports weekly to determine credit balances or other situations needing resolution.
  • Provide assistance to other employees seeking information regarding invoices, payments, etc.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Process positive pay transactions with BB&T.
  • Gather and summarize data for analysis as requested.
  • Assist in year end Accounts Payable accrual to the general ledger.
  • Assist external auditors in areas of their work.
  • Answer phones and perform other clerical duties as required.
  • Adhere to policy and procedures pertaining to confidentiality and security of all information and record within the accounting department.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by authorized personnel, or as may be required in an emergency (ie: fire or disaster).
  • As developments occur or significant concerns arise, advise and update supervisor and other personnel as appropriate.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina