Accountant - Accounts Payable

Posted on Jul 24, 2022 by Tabitha

Lincoln, NE
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

TABITHA’S PURPOSE:  We empower people to live joyfully, age gratefully.



The Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for coordination of all coordination of all accounting and financial reporting functions including: accounts payables and customer relations and education of role to the entire organization.  This TEAMember embraces all components of the job, fostering an environment that allows Tabitha to provide optimum care to Tabitha’s Seniors/residents/clients (hereinafter, “Seniors/clients”).  This TEAMember strives to uphold Tabitha’s LIVE2Care Culture and actively embraces Tabitha’s Core Values.   As a result, the TEAMember supports Tabitha goals related to dignity, respect, independence, competence, autonomy, personal comfort, safety and security of Seniors/clients.   In addition, the TEAMember contributes to the success of Tabitha through ongoing collaboration with, TEAMembers, management, volunteers and others in the organization.



Coordinate and maintain the Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets systems

Data enter and prepare invoices for payment, monitoring invoices for appropriate capitalization for assets

Conducts check runs in a timely manner as established by the Director of Finance.

Reconcile accounts payable and fixed asset general ledger accounts

Conducts month end work papers and journal entries in a timely manner

Communicates with external vendors regarding invoice status

Provides feedback to internal leaders regarding the invoice coding process and departmental responsibility.

Assures timeliness and appropriateness of monthly accruals for Tabitha and Affiliates

Willingly completes other duties as assigned.


Core Values

As a member of the Tabitha team, I will…


…extend unwavering Christian compassion



…build relationships rooted in love, because love matters



…identify, clarify and anticipate needs to exceed expectations



…create an atmosphere of teamwork



…nurture an environment of innovation and growth



…demonstrate confidence, boldness and determination



…devote our time, talent and treasures



…recognize and encourage all accomplishments big and small


COMMUNICATION:  Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the English language as well as terminology and jargon specific to the job. Understands written and verbal instructions.  Sufficient fluency to be able to train coworkers/TEAMembers.  Able to hold a conversation, conduct or participate in meetings, compose professional e-mails or other written communication, complete documentation requirements of the job and interact with management, supervisor, peer coworkers, and managers of departments effectively.  Ability to work with spreadsheets, write formulas and perform complex mental tasks. Participates in or leads meetings related to complex topics such as budget, strategic concepts, and Tabitha goals.  Ability to respond calmly and clearly to stressful situations. 

WORKSITE CONDITIONS: Works indoors in a facility maintained by Tabitha that will typically be in good repair, clean, well ventilated and well lit.  Work is performed in a standard office setting.    Frequently seated at a desk, working at a computer for extended periods.   Frequent exposure to interruptions and changes in priorities.  Works beyond normal scheduled hours when necessary.   Is subject to extended hours or callback during emergency conditions or based upon needs of the organization.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to gain access to the work area and then safely perform the duties of the job while utilizing standard and specialized equipment, including but not limited to the equipment described below.  Ability to move about the work area.  Ability to do sedentary work at a computer for hours at a time.  Frequent periods of intense activity, but rare need for physical strength or physical exertion. (Occasionally lifting/carrying a box of records for example) Must have the ability to spot errors or to sense when data output contains an error.  Vision and hearing within normal limits (with or without correction).  Must have unrestricted lift/push/pull ability and pass a 25 - pound physical exam demonstrating strength and agility prior to employment and at Tabitha’s discretion.

EQUIPMENT USAGE: Standard and specialized equipment including laptop, PC, tablet, photocopier, scanner, fax machine, and telephone. 

AGE REQUIREMENT:  At least age 18.

EDUCATION: Associate’s Degree in business field required. 

EXPERIENCE:  One to three years of experience in accounting preferred.  Knowledge of various software packages and the ability to learn new software packages, including MS Office and Great Plains.  Experience having worked in a healthcare setting is preferred.

LICENSURE:  Valid Nebraska Driver’s license (unless otherwise allowed by law) and a good driving record required. Must possess auto insurance at or above Nebraska statutory requirements. Must meet Tabitha’s vaccination requirements.


Tabitha Health Care Services is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all employment practices and decisions including recruitment, selection, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, compensation, benefits, and the termination of employment. 

Furthermore, Tabitha Health Care Services will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship, safety, and/or health risk. Please contact Tabitha Health Care Services Human Resources Department to request an accommodation.

As a government contractor, the organization has adopted written Affirmative Action Plans for women and minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. These plans will be revised on an annual basis. Tabitha Health Care Services is committed to making a good-faith effort toward achieving the objectives of the Plans. Any employee who would like to review the Plans may do so by scheduling an appointment with the Human Resources Department during normal business hours.

Reference: 74553622

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