Accounts Payable Accountant

Accounts Payable Accountant

Accounts Payable Accountant

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Accounting / Finance - Full-time

CURE International is a Christian non-profit organization operating a global network of eight pediatric hospitals in Africa and the Philippines. Our mission is rooted in Luke 9:2 – ‘to heal the sick and proclaim the kingdom of God.’ We seek out the most vulnerable and underserved to provide sponsored surgical care to children living with treatable disabilities. Our hospitals and programs depend on a team of dedicated, talented professionals. We need YOU to consider joining our team as we continue to grow our mission.

We are seeking candidates for an opportunity as our Accounts Payable Accountant  at our Mission Support Center located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for creating financial transactions and generating financial reports. The creation of financial transactions includes posting information to the accounting software from source documents such as invoices and credit card receipts. The Accounts Payable Accountant is also responsible for reconciling accounts and tracking expenses to particular projects or initiatives for easy reporting and to ensure accuracy.


  1. Performs the accounts payable function which includes matching purchase orders, expense request approvals, travel request, or other supporting documents/approvals with invoices and inputting invoices into the accounting software system, as well as setting up new vendors and their banking information.
  2. Interacts with vendors and co-workers as necessary to ensure a smooth flow of activity and accurate recording.
  3. Processes and oversees the staff expense reporting system, the setup and utilization of corporate credit cards, and communication with the credit card company.
  4. Facilitate expense report processes and train new staff in the expense report system.
  5. Oversees and prepares reports on project accounting, to include particular CURE initiatives or projects, department budget, construction projects, and other projects that require discrete tracking.
  6. Organizes and maintains accounting records in an accurate and timely manner.
  7. Maintains confidentiality of records.
  8. Assists in other duties as needed by the department.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance, or equivalent work experience.
  2. Minimal working experience is required. 
  3. Experience in bookkeeping or general ledger accounting preferred.


  1. Strong knowledge of basic accounting principles.
  2. Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Google Suite.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Ability to build and maintain relationships with others in the organization as well as with vendors.
  5. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  6. Strong desire to work hard and with excellence.

In addition, all candidates should be familiar with the Statement of Faith, and will be required to agree with the declarations of the Statement of Faith in order to be considered for this position.  

This is a full-time, paid position that offers a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, and paid time off.

CURE International complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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