Accounting Specialist II
Company: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is an independent, nonprofit
organization providing adult cancer treatment and groundbreaking
research focused on cancer and infectious diseases. Based in
Seattle, Fred Hutch is the only National Cancer
Institute-designated cancer center in Washington.
With a track record of global leadership in bone marrow
transplantation, HIV/AIDS prevention, immunotherapy and COVID-19
vaccines, Fred Hutch has earned a reputation as one of the world's
leading cancer, infectious disease and biomedical research centers.
Fred Hutch operates eight clinical care sites that provide medical
oncology, infusion, radiation, proton therapy and related services,
and network affiliations with hospitals in five states. Together,
our fully integrated research and clinical care teams seek to
discover new cures to the world's deadliest diseases and make life
beyond cancer a reality.
At Fred Hutch we value collaboration, compassion, determination,
excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. These values are
grounded in and expressed through the principles of diversity,
equity and inclusion. Our mission is directly tied to the humanity,
dignity and inherent value of each employee, patient, community
member and supporter. Our commitment to learning across our
differences and similarities make us stronger. We seek employees
who bring different and innovative ways of seeing the world and
solving problems. Fred Hutch is in pursuit of becoming an
anti-racist organization. We are committed to ensuring that all
candidates hired share our commitment to diversity, anti-racism and
The Accounts Payable team has a wide range of responsibilities
relating to all aspects of Fred Hutch's finances including
payments, policy setting, recording liabilities for accrual
purposes, and high-volume transaction processing. The team works
closely with multiple groups within Fred Hutch to ensure accurate
and timely financial information.
The Accounting Specialist II is an integral part of the Center's
Accounts Payable team and performs a variety of functions including
electronic invoice ingestions & quality assure, responding to
internal/external customer inquiries and will work with the
Accounts Payable Leads. The position reports directly to the
Accounts Payable Manager.
- Serve as AP liaison between internal customers and
- Triage incoming inquiries
- Monitor and QA (Quality Assure) ingestion of electronic
invoices in AP delivered system(s)
- Respond to internal/external customer inquiries and requests
- Load-level within AP team when required due to volumes or
- Compile and provide supporting documents for audit
- Perform other responsibilities as required, including
occasional administrative and clerical tasks
- Assist in month end/year end processing
- Ordering of AP supplies
- Responsibilities may vary as needed
- High school diploma or GED equivalent.
- Minimum of two years bookkeeping, or accounts payable a
- Intermediate skills with MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
- Person must be diligent and self-motivated with attention to
- Ability to process transactions consistently and
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently in a
- Must have excellent work habits, including organization and
- Should have strong interpersonal communication skills and
desire to work in team-oriented environments.
- Experience with PeopleSoft.
- Experience with Hyland products.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine
requirement, with exceptions only for approved medical or religious
accommodations. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees
must, prior to their first day of employment: Provide proof of
being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 ; ORInitiate the
accommodations process to request a religious or medical
accommodation (medical accommodations require a healthcare
A statement describing your commitment and contributions toward
greater diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in your career
or that will be made through your work at Fred Hutch is requested
of all finalists.
The hourly pay range for this position is from $22.64 to $32.23 and
pay offered will be based on experience and qualifications. -
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center offers employees a comprehensive
benefits package designed to enhance health, well-being, and
financial security. Benefits include medical/vision, dental,
flexible spending accounts, life, disability, retirement, family
life support, employee assistance program, onsite health clinic,
tuition reimbursement, paid vacation (12-22 days per year), paid
sick leave (12-25 days per year), paid holidays (13 days per year),
paid parental leave (up to 4 weeks), and partially paid sabbatical
leave (up to 6 months). -
Our Commitment to DiversityWe are proud to be an Equal Employment
Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance
Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace
in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and
respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability
(physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic
information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political
ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We
are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with
diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of
protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and
or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting
process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 206-667-4700.
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