888062 Accounts Payable Specialist La Crosse WI

Improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.SM

Accounts Payable Specialist - La Crosse, WI (888062)

Position Description

Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators in cost-effective health care management. And when you join our team, you’ll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We’ve joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We’re located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We’re supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission-driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)


Perform data entry of approved invoices into a computerized accounting system and process check runs to ensure timely and accurate payments of the invoices.  Verify provider/vendor files are complete and in accordance with IRS regulations for 1099 reporting.  Match corporate invoices to purchase orders.  Approve FedEx and corporate invoices for payment.

  • Perform data entry of approved invoices into a computerized accounting system for payment.
  • Process weekly check runs and filing of invoices.
  • Approve FedEx and corporate invoices for payment.
  • Investigate payment inquiries.
  • Verify provider/vendor tax id's are complete and accurate 

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. 


Required Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED )
  • 1+ year accounting related work experience
  • 6+ months of accounting and accounts payable procedures and practices.
  • Accounting database experience
  • Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs and integrated accounting systems experience 
Preferred Qualifications 
  • National Career Readiness Certificate
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven data entry and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail and the ability to work in a team oriented environment
  • Ability to handle corporate documents confidentially 

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.  


Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good. 


Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed. 


Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.  


View our COVID-19 Resources Page at: https://info.uhg.com/.



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. 


  • Requisition Number888062
  • Job TitleAccounts Payable Specialist - La Crosse, WI
  • Job FamilyFinance
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • La Crosse, WI
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt