Accounting Technician at Oregon Health & Science University

Posted in Accounting 12 days ago.

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Location: Portland, Oregon

Job Description:

Oregon Health & Science University

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

Location: US-OR-Portland
Req ID: 2021-8058
Position Category: Accounting/Finance
Position Type: Regular Part-Time
Job Type: AFSCME union represented
Department: Central Financial Services
Salary Range: $16.92 - $22.56 per hour
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm
HR Mission: Central Services

This position in Accounts Payable is responsible for accurate and timely review and input of invoices into Oracle.

The number of invoices processed should be equal or greater than the department standard. This position is also responsible for maintaining accurate records, resolving discrepancies with vendors and departments, assisting users with AP questions and clarifications regarding AP policies, guidelines and procedure. Solid problem solving skills and the ability to balance tasks and priorities are necessary in order to meet deadlines and to provide superior and professional customer service in a high volume fast-paced environment. The position also requires effective organizational skills, time management, multi-tasking skills and effective verbal and written communication skills. The AP Technician is responsible appropriate handling of OHSU restricted information (Classified, Confidential and Proprietary).

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma
  • At least 1 year of Accounts Payable technician experience, which includes processing invoices, 3-way PO matching, assisting users with Accounts Payable questions and clarification regarding policies, guidelines and procedures, reviewing vendor statements, resolving invoice holds and invoice discrepancies with vendors and departments; OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Substitution:
  • Completion of college accounting/bookkeeping courses can substitute for 6 months of experience; OR
  • Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics that include 9 quarter hours of accounting experience can substitute for 1 year of AP technician/bookkeeping experience
  • Knowledge of 3 way match and matching invoices to Purchase orders. A good working knowledge of accounting principles. Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Suite proficiency (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • 10 key and 45 wpm typing
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Oracle Accounts Payable software experience
  • OnBase Document Management experience

Additional Details


All are welcome