At Boston Children's Hospital, the quality of our care - and our inclusive hospital working environment - lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we're committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
The Accounts Payable Analyst will be responsible to:
Set up and maintain supplier/vendor data and manage the process for identifying, submitting and approving new ones
Coordinate match exceptions and ensure their resolution in a timely manner through ongoing collaboration with Supply Chain, AP Supervisor and AP staff.
Monitor the voucher approval workflow and address/escalate unapproved vouchers and resolves EDI errors in a timely manner.
Identify accounts payable processing issues and work to improve work flow through actual assistance in processing accounts payable requisitions, match invoices and provide other supporting documents to the staff.
Analyze payments, expenses, discounts, invoice processing queues and other ad hoc reports required by department management, Controller or Financial Reporting Department.
Recommend process improvements to management and implements approved improvements of critical business processes. Drive continuous process improvement within the AP department and Procure-to-Pay functions.
Regularly report to AP and Finance Leadership on improvement efforts. Prepare and deliver presentations and interacts with AP and Finance leadership regarding the status and progress of improvement efforts.
Manage all written and verbal communication with key project stakeholders (internal and external) and institution-wide.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge and skills typically acquired through a Bachelor's Degree in a finance, business or directly related field and a min of 3 years of directly related work experience with process improvement is required; the knowledge of general accounting principles and procure-to-pay process is preferred.
The ability to resolve problems and the analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems that cross department / divisional lines.
Experience working independently, in addition to having the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and be able to identify quality improvement.
Experience in process improvement working within an enterprise-wide system, such as PeopleSoft, SAP, or Oracle with PeopleSoft preferred. Advanced knowledge of PC-based software applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and manual and web-based applications for collecting / reporting data.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations, in addition to having the ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organization needs. Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.