Accounts Payable Specialist

Fargo, North Dakota
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Jan 06, 2021
Job Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for processing check requests, employee expense reports and vendor invoices and credits. This position sets up and updates new vendor, member, provider and employee payment records, checks payment history and assists on reconciliations, audits and tax reporting research.


Essential Functions
  • Enters accurate information in payment system, makes invoice adjustments for sales use tax, reviews account coding, applies vendor credits and ensures appropriate approvals.
  • Balances daily disbursement reports, prints checks and archives adequate records to meet audit requirements.
  • Reviews employee expense reports to ensure accuracy and processes check request payments. Ensures policy required information is included and proper approvals have been obtained.
  • Assists employees and cross-trains team members with expense report training needs.
  • Researches bank records for check status and cancels and/or stops pay checks.
  • Prepares general ledger journal entries, processes reissued checks through proper payment system and requests check printing, where applicable.
  • Responds to internal and external customers regarding disbursements and payment status.
  • Contacts vendors to resolve payment discrepancies and provides payment history to customers.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Attention to Detail and Accuracy


Task and Goal Focus


Customer Interaction


Technical/Professional Knowledge and Skills




Communication (Verbal/Written)



Education Requirements

Required: Associate's

Preferred: Associate's

Field(s) of Study: Accounting, Business, Mathematics or related field


Experience Requirements

Required: Minimum of 1 Year

Preferred: Minimum of 2 Years

Experience Details: Minimum of 1 year of accounts payable processing or related experience is required.



Certification, Licensures & Registration Requirements

Title: N/A

State or Agency: N/A


Equivalent combination of education, experience or training determined to be acceptable by Human Resources may be substituted, unless regulated by contract or program standards

Other Information

Job Posting Policy

Employees new to Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota are eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing 90-days in their role. For positions outside of their department, new employees should attain a minimum of six months of service before applying for a new role. Exceptions to this are acceptable, provided there is good business justification for making the move.

Equal Opportunity Employment

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities, as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.

For questions, please email

This job posting will be closed 1/22/2021 at 8:00AM CST. No further applications will be considered.

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