Mount Sinai Careers

Accounts Payable Expeditor Elmhurst

Elmhurst, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Responsible for the day to day operations of the centralized Accounts Payable function. Processes checks and secures signatures. Maintains records for all Accounts Payable transactions. Performs a variety of clerical and administrative tasks related to Finance Department operations.  


Duties and Responsibilities

1.Matches purchase orders, vendor invoices, receiving documents and other supporting documentation and arithmetically checks invoices prior to processing payments to ensure accuracy.

2.Maintains appropriate contacts with department administrative staff and outside vendors to keep them apprised of payment status and to resolve discrepancies.      

3.Maintains accurate and up-to-date purchase order files. Provides monthly list of all open purchase orders and status (order in transit, order cancelled, partial receipt, etc.) for possible accrual.

4.Prepares and processes checks and secures signatures. Distributes checks as indicated on request (vendor, MSS staff). Monitors check supplies and is responsible for the safekeeping of unissued checks.

5.Provides administrative support to the Finance Department which includes ordering and maintaining supplies, audit support, telephone coverage, transporter support and purchasing support. 

6.Responsible for accounts payable record retention (both files and microfilmed records.)

7.Responsible for providing 1099 data to MSSM.


-High School diploma or equivalent required.

-3 years accounts payable experience required.

-Proficient in accounts payable systems.

-Basic skill level in Excel, Word and Outlook.

-Must have excellent time management skills.

-Must be detail oriented and accurate.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
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