Accounts Payable Lead

Healthy Connections is seeking an Accounts Payable Lead to enhance our financial operations. As a Federally-Qualified Health Center with over 25 years of dedication to our communities in Western and Central Arkansas, we uphold the principles of Community, Compassion, and Excellence in everything we do. We are looking for a committed professional to support our finance department by leading our accounts payable functions, ensuring compliance, and contributing to our mission of providing high-quality medical, dental, and behavioral health services.

Role Overview:

The Accounts Payable Lead is pivotal in managing and conducting all aspects of accounts payable operations for Healthy Connections. This role involves close collaboration with the Accounting Manager to uphold internal controls, develop and implement policies and procedures, and foster a culture of efficiency and precision in financial management. Your contributions will not only drive our financial stability but also reinforce our commitment to the communities we serve.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the accounts payable team, ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices and financial transactions.
  • Develop, maintain, and enhance accounts payable policies and procedures.
  • Provide leadership and training to accounts payable staff, fostering an environment of learning and growth.
  • Act as a primary contact for audit inquiries, vendor relations, and internal accounts payable queries.
  • Collaborate across departments to support organizational objectives and financial compliance.


  • Minimum high school diploma with two years of accounting or four years of accounts payable experience; fund accounting preferred.
  • Purchase Order management experience.
  • Accounts Payable Specialist or Manager Certification preferred (or willingness to obtain within 18 months of hire).
  • Strong organizational skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office and accounting software.

Location & Hours:

  • Full-time position with flexible job location, negotiable based on the applicant.
  • Minimum of 40 hours per week.


  • Competitive Salary: Negotiated based on experience and qualifications.
  • Health Insurance: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Retirement Plan: 401(k) plan with employer matching to help secure your future.
  • Professional Development: Opportunities for ongoing training and career advancement.
  • Work-Life Balance: Paid time off, including vacation, sick days, and holidays.
  • Community Involvement: Engage in meaningful community outreach and patient support programs.

Healthy Connections, a Federally-Qualified Health Center (FQHC), is dedicated to our mission of delivering exceptional healthcare services and building healthier communities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider, offering health workforce incentive programs such as scholarships and loan repayments for those who qualify.

Application Process:

To apply, please fill out the application form on this page and upload your resume along with a letter of interest. Your letter should highlight how your experience and skills align with our pillars of Community, Compassion, and Excellence, and why you’re passionate about joining our team.

Healthy Connections is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Join us, and be a part of a team that’s making a difference every day in the lives of the communities we serve.

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