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Accounts Payable Specialist

Rocky Vista University
8401 S. Chambers Road

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Rocky Vista University in Englewood, CO has an opening for a

Accounts Payable Specialist (Full-Time)


To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements on our Careers page at




$20.00 - $23.65+ per hour, the posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan. RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials.




RVU offers a full benefits package that includes Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks (minimum) accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee’s contribution. Join us in an environment where in-office work is the primary focus, complemented by hybrid work flexibility for eligible positions.


Commitment to Inclusive Excellence: We are Rocky Vista University (RVU), a diverse, equitable, and inclusive healthcare education university that recognizes, values, and respects the commonalities and differences reflected in our students, staff, faculty, and alumni. We strive to be compassionate healthcare educators and practitioners who embrace and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion.


RVU is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

Process accounts payable invoices and check requests, issue checks and electronic payments, timely and accurate transaction processing, account analysis, reconciliations and schedules.

Essential Job Functions
  • Process high volume accounts payable with proper invoice coding, PO matching, and approvals for multiple departments across campuses.
  • Processes, audits and reconciles monthly billing expense reimbursements for receipts and proper coding.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries and RVU faculty/staff to resolve issues, ensure payment files are successfully transferred and payments are authorized timely.
  • Ensures check printing and Electronic Payment (ACH) are efficiently processed for payment each week (100+ per week).
  • Audit and process credit card statements in Concur.
  • Conducts1099 maintenance and review.
  • Maintains vendor files and contract database.
  • Assist in month end close process including analysis of outstanding invoice accruals.
  • Create and maintain Excel spreadsheets.
  • Input and maintain data entry for department.
  • Train new employees in accounts payable functions and assist with any questions or concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned by Assistant Controller/Accounting Manager or Controller.
Marginal Job Functions
  • Input and maintain general ledger entry.
  • Assist administration, faculty, and staff in special projects.
  • Participate in RVU outreach activities.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multi-cultural setting.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Detail oriented, organized and self-starter.
  • Ability to prioritize job responsibilities.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Reliable and professional.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing equity, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High School Diploma
  • One (1) - four (4) years of related experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Some college
  • Course work in Business, Accounting, Finance or a related field
  • Previous experience at an accredited university, health profession college, or medical school


Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.


Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.


  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.

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