Accounts Payable Operations Specialist

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 25, 2022
Feb 10, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 12 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Work Location: Standard or hybrid

The health and safety of our employees, members, providers, and our community is our highest priority. Therefore, all new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting at UCare, subject to limited exceptions such as for a sincerely held religious belief or for medical reasons.

Position Description

This position is responsible to perform accounts payable functions to produce weekly payments. Maintain effective and timely communication with vendors and internal customers. Manage UCare's corporate card program while maintaining efficient operations. Administer travel and expense program. Post payments to Wells Fargo desktop deposit system.

• Review Accounts Payable invoices then enter into Oracle for producing the weekly check runs. Review the documentation and approvals on all Accounts Payable invoices. Manage Accounts Payable emails.

• Respond timely to Accounts Payable inquires and issues. Interact and develop good working relationships with vendors and UCare staff who interact or are impacted by the Accounts Payable area.

• Oversee corporate card purchasing program. Develop policies and efficiencies to improve/expand current purchasing card program. Perform the administrative tasks associated with the Corporate Card Program, request new cards, close accounts, reset passwords. Complete monthly corporate card entry and review all supporting documentation and approvals.

• Administer UCare's Travel and Expense program through Concur. Review expense reports for accuracy and process for payment. Generate and review Concur reports.

• Responsible for depositing checks, excluding member premium payments, that are sent to UCare through Wells Fargo CEO desktop.

• Responsible for researching, resolving, and responding to provider inquiries received by Accounting through Service Forms via Macess/EXP Provider queue.

• Provide training as needed for corporate card, travel & expense program and desktop deposits.

• Provide backup to Oracle purchase order system as needed.

• Maintain high quality of service to both internal and external customers

• Develop, implement and maintain procedures and policies to facilitate and improve operational efficiencies.

• Other projects and duties, as assigned.


High school diploma or the equivalent required. Two year degree or certificate in Business or Accounting; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Two years accounts payable/bookkeeping experience. Proficiency with database and spreadsheet software.

Preferred Experience

Previous experience working directly with internal and external customers to resolve issues. Microsoft Office knowledge preferred and proven ability to learn a variety of software packages. Experience with Oracle EBS.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

JOB POST DATE: 1/24/2022

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