Accounts Payable Specialist

Sage Hospitality
Denver, CO
United States

Job Description
Req #:
Why Us:
Sage Hospitality is set to hire an accomplished Accounts Payable Specialist within our Shared Services Accounting team at our corporate office located in downtown Denver. This exciting position is perfect for an aspiring accounting professional, and will provide continuous opportunities to learn new skills in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.
Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We're talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S's top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast. With the advantage of hands-on experience, we're also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through.
Job Title:
Accounts Payable Specialist
Location Name:
Sage Hospitality Home Office
EEO Statement:
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Posting Overview:
The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the processing of invoices and posting of revenue and other sorts of payments. Verify, obtain approvals and pay all invoices from vendors and associates in a timely, accurate manner in accordance with accounting policies and procedures.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn't show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Interpersonal Savvy
Relates well to all kinds of people -|— up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
Ability to compile facts and figures.
Ability to operate personal computer and calculator.
Telephone etiquette skills needed.
Excellent hearing required as outside vendors call in to Accounts Payable Specialsit.
Excellent vision required for viewing of CRT screen.
Excellent speech communication skills required to communicate with vendors calling in on phone.
Excellent comprehension and literacy required to read bills, accounts, etc.
Lifting/carrying files and papers up to 5 lbs. No bending/kneeling required. Stationary position. No continuous standing, climbing or driving required.
Education/Formal Training
High school education or equivalent experience.
Accounting background preferred, but not required.
Material/Equipment Used
Personal computer, calculator and telephone (80-90% of time).
Work inside 100%.
Position Type:
Full Time - Regular