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Accounts Payable Specialist

Irvine, California Job ID: 204350
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  • Performs a high volume of accounting and recordkeeping duties while maintaining the generally accepted accounting principles, policies and procedures. 
  • Duties include accurately processing and auditing accounts payable invoices and payments, employee expense reports, maintaining accounts payable files, executing financial and statistical recordkeeping duties, problem solving, critical thinking, interpretation and application of accounting policies and procedures, providing a high level of customer service, as well as communicating effectively and efficiently with individuals at all levels of the organization.


  • High school graduate or equivalent required.
  • Associate degree including college-level course work in accounting and bookkeeping preferred.


  • Requires developed skills through application of standards and processes within a narrow scope of work; Typically requires 3-5 years of experience and additional vocational or technical education.

  • One or more years of directly related work; One or more years of diverse, high-volume accounts payable experience with progressive responsibility.

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, methods and practices of financial recordkeeping, and general record keeping techniques.

  • Knowledge of database, financial and accounting computer application systems.

  • Ability to process a high volume of invoices and related documents electronically.

  • Ability to analyze and resolve complex problems.

  • Working knowledge of accounting concepts such as debits, credits, accruals, refunds, payment terms, discounts, expense and liability accounts.

  • Experience with a third party automated A/P platform.

  • Experience using MS Office and Great Plains.
  • Must be able to work a hybrid schedule where you will work in the office 3 days/week and from your home office 2 days/week.




For over 100 years, West Coast University has been educating and preparing students for professional careers across our six campuses located in Southern California, Dallas, Miami, and Online. As part of our unique student-centric approach to advanced healthcare education you will be empowering future healthcare professionals. At West Coast University our students are Ahead of the Curve. Our Mission is to embrace a student-centric learning partnership that leads to professional success. We deliver transformational education within a culture of integrity and personal accountability.

Our benefited faculty and associates are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health & Wellness
  • Financial & Retirement
  • Family & Parenting
  • Vacation & Time Off
  • Perks & Discount
  • Professional Development

West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.

Primary Location: Irvine, California Campus: Shared Services Function: Support CA Salary: $22.23 - $30.01

My colleagues and coworkers are sincerely passionate about student success and have a strong team spirit. Our fundamental goal is to improve the quality in our education and service. WCU rewards people with strong team-spirit, a great vision, dedicated commitment, and a high ethical standard.


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