Accounts Payable Specialist

Administrative Renton, Washington


Northwest Center is looking to add a Accounts Payable Specialist to the team!

At Northwest Center, we are hailed as one of the nation's largest and most comprehensive organizations serving the community with disability inclusion programs and services. We envision a day when all people have the same opportunities to grow, contribute to our society and enjoy a fulfilling life.

We are seeking a passionate and highly motivated Accounts Payable Specialist to join our growing team. This person will be responsible for preparing reconciliations, general administration, and month-end close relating to Accounts Payable. In this role, you will provide support and act as a backup for Accounts Payable processing as needed. Apply today and join an organization that makes a difference!  

Wage: $26 - $27 per hour

Renton, WA

Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday



  • Competitive and affordable Medical (including hearing & hardware coverage!), Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance  
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits
  • Additional Floating Holidays, Parental Leave, Paid Compassion Leave and Paid Holidays
  • Retirement 401(K) with a company match
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP), including six free therapy sessions per year
  • Physical Wellness Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program

Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here: 


Essential Functions:                                       

  • Lead and audit the Accounts Payable operations
  • Review Accounts Payable integration integrity
  • GP batch approval
  • Provide deadline assistance as needed
  • Utilize Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains), MR, and Vena to research questions relating to Accounts Payable, and general journal entries
  • Provide support to internal customers via answers or assistance to general questions related to Accounts Payable, and the General Ledger
  • Prepare journal entries for accruals and coding corrections
  • Banking functions as needed
  • Wells Fargo Credit Card – administration, maintenance, monitoring, and integration batches
  • Out-of-Pocket Reimbursements – administration, maintenance, and integration batches
  • Divvy Credit Card – administration, maintenance, and monitoring
  • Assist in developing, reviewing, and implementing accounts payable procedures for operational functions to improve efficiencies and process controls
  • Provide training as needed
  • Ensure accounts payable procedures are documented and followed within the accounting department
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of information, including but not limited to personnel, accounting, and business-related knowledge
  • Assist the Accounting Manager with performance review, coaching and development, training, and scheduling related to the A/P position


  • AA in Accounting preferred
  • 5+ years of Accounts Payable experience, including General Ledger
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP preferred
  • Microsoft Office 360 Experience
  • Advanced Excel Skills

Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to adapt to a changing work environment, expectations, and customer needs
  • Able to work independently and as a team member, strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to complete duties accurately and in a timely manner
  • Possess excellent customer service skills, including tact and poise in dealing with the public, staff, and clients
  • Supervise and motivate staff; motivate, develop, and direct people as they work
  • Interpret complex data; use reasoning to discover answers to problems
  • Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action
  • Quickly and accurately compare letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns

Northwest Center is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need any assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process, please contact us at [email protected]

At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veteran status.