Accounts Payable Specialist
Orthodontic Partners' Service Center
5300 Patterson Ave SE Suite 110, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
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Founded by some of the nation’s top orthodontists and headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, Orthodontic Partners (OP) is a fast-growing national orthodontic service organization that provides partner doctors with a full range of administrative, marketing, HR, and financial support services. Our mission is to build a better orthodontic partnership model by bringing together leading business and clinical minds and sharing insights that inspire our partners, teams and patients. It is through a relentless pursuit of this mission that we’ve successfully built a world class network of partners who value collaboration, excellence, growth, and trust. We’ve grown to support over 30 top orthodontic practices across nearly 70 locations and 15 states and are just getting started. We’re looking for highly motivated individuals to join us as we revolutionize the orthodontics industry by making orthodontic care more convenient, affordable, faster and easier for patients.

The Role

The Accounts Payable Specialist is part of a team of accountants supporting the organization in processing vendor payments, meeting month-end close deadlines and providing accurate financial information. The Account Payable Specialists processes invoices and provides interface for assigned Orthodontic practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Receives, processes, and verifies vendor invoices for multiple entities- investigating and resolving problems as they arise.
  • Collaborates with internal departments to gather approvals and general ledger coding
  • Reconciles vendor statements and compares to system reports
  • Sets up vendors in accounts payable system and handles vendor correspondence via phone or email
  • Reviews coding for appropriate general ledger accounts and cost center classifications.
  • Reviews Accounts Payable inbox and insures timely response for all inquiries.
  • Reviews system exception reports and provides appropriate action
  • Assists with month end close process as it relates to vendor expenses and accrued expenses
  • Establishes and maintains good working relationships with vendors and clinic personnel.
  • Prepares batch check runs for assigned entities.
  • Assists with printing, assembling, and mailing of vendor payments
  • Assists with providing accounts payable support for year end audit and year end 1099’s
  • Performs other duties as required to support the Accounting Department

What Are We Looking For?

  • 2-4 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • Associates degree in accounting or equivalent experience; Bachelor's degree a plus
  • Experience in payment of vendor invoices using ERP processing
  • Attention to detail while maintaining data entry speed and accuracy
  • Excel skills including v-look up, pivot tables and spread sheet creation
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task, follow up on issues and meet deadlines
  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Key Benefits

In addition to your base compensation, OP offers a competitive benefits package to include Medical/Rx, Dental, and Vision coverage, retirement plan (401-k), flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and an employee assistance program. Further details on the benefits program are available upon request.

Orthodontic Partners is an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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