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University of Utah Health Accounting Clerk in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

Processes repetitive and non-repetitive, clerical accounting transactions which require specific knowledge of a wide variety of prescribed accounting codes and classifications.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our five hospitals and eleven clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.


  • Reviews source documents, such as invoices, purchase orders, vendor emails, P.O.D.'s, for completeness and accuracy.

  • Enters vendor invoice information into Lawson for upload into the general accounting system.

  • Reconciles errors on source documents to maintain accounting records.

  • Communicates billing discrepancies to Purchasing and other University of Utah Health departments.

  • Requests and secures payment approvals for high-dollar service purchases.

  • Scans and indexes source documents for University of Utah Health management review.

  • Works with vendors to help reconcile vendor receivable accounts to University of Utah Health payable accounts.

  • Works with receiving personnel to resolve duplicate shipments.

  • Expedites check requests for employee reimbursements and other payables.

  • Sets up new vendors according to prescribed procedure and maintains vendor file with name, address and contact information changes.

  • Performs special tasks assigned by management following prescribed accounting routines.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.

  • Ability to use standard office machines, calculators, and computer applications.

  • Knowledge of basic math and accounting.


Qualifications Required

  • Entry level position.

  • Effective communication and human relations skills.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Five or more years of accounts payable experience.

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft and/or Lawson.

  • One year of experience performing accounting functions and preparing related reports.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements


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EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 56087

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule 8 am - 5 pm

Location Name Business Services Building

Patient Care? No


State UT


Category Accounting/Finance