AP Specialist

Department Birdsong
Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
Job ID



Birdsong Hearing Benefits™ LLC, is a hearing benefits manager that views hearing care as total care. We provide Medicare Advantage, including all lines of business in government programs, along with commercial solutions for the most under-utilized supplemental benefit: Hearing.
We are looking for dedicated, talented, and passionate individuals who want to join us in helping people awaken to the full sound of life. We are driven by the following values:
- People focused, realizing it is all about our consumers and each other.
- Collaborative with a strong team spirit, happy to work together to achieve greater results.
- Intuitive and creative, generating ideas and solutions to transform the hearing care ecosystem.
- Full of grit, wanting to work hard to achieve success.
- A growth mentality, eager to adapt and be flexible in an ever-changing environment

Birdsong Hearing Benefits seeks to hire an Accounts Payable Specialist who will oversee and process transactions within accounts payable to ensure vendors are paid in a timely fashion. In this role, you will work as part of a small, collaborative finance team and collaborate closely with other departments. You will have the opportunity to have a clear impact on the company’s growth while developing your accounting skills. Ideal candidates will thrive in a fast-paced startup environment and grow with the company to take on greater responsibility over time.




  • Enters vendor invoices and charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports. Report significant variances to management.
  • Ensures all vendor invoices, credits, and disbursements are properly approved
  • Resolves any contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies.
  • Schedules and prepares company checks, bill payments and bank wires as required.
  • Maintains accounting sub-ledgers by verifying and properly posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Processes corporate card transactions and monthly payments/reconciliations of credit cards
  • Processes check requests and expense reports on a regular basis
  • Provides analyses for transaction history
  • Tracks and maintains historical vendor invoices and records.
  • Complete all special projects and other duties as assigned by Director, Finance



Requirements and Must Have Criteria

  • Operational Endurance: Success for this role must have at least 3+ years Accounting, or Finance experience and/or training in healthcare, provider, TPA, health plan, or medical device
  • Interpersonal, Communication, and Relational Building Skills: Ability to relate to and effectively work with a diverse group of individuals, groups, and people collaboratively and diplomatically. Proven ability to engage internal and external constituencies. The person must possess an uncanny ability to handle and to resolve conflict in a productive and direct manner. Excellent oral and written communications are a must. The person must also exude high energy with a positive manner and a can-do attitude and excellent judgment.

Other Personal Characteristics and Experience

  • Ability to simultaneously balance and adjust to multiple changing priorities and make decisions with speed and accuracy.
  • A true team player who takes a collaborative approach with leadership and peers and other colleagues.
  • Impeccable values, ethical standards, and a strong moral compass with integrity.

Successful candidates for the Accounts Payable role will possess the following:

  • A solid financial team player with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and strong operational focus.
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.
  • Effectively interact with internal and external customers to understand their needs and explain data.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with non-technical administrators.
  • Demonstrable competency with programs including Microsoft Excel. Experience using ERP systems.



Associates Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Business preferred


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