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Accounts Payable Specialist

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Full Time
Posted November 15, 2021

Company Overview

The Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) is one of the largest non-profit theatre organizations in the nation, presenting Broadway tours and producing theatre, cabaret, musicals, and innovative, immersive experiences. Last season the DCPA engaged 892,000 visitors and generated nearly $131 million economic impact in ticket sales alone. Additionally, DCPA Education engaged nearly 142,000 students of all ages through classes, in-school programs, and student matinees.

“We engage and inspire through the transformative power of live theatre.”

Culture Statement

For more than 40 years, creativity and community have been the foundation of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts’ success. As a leading cultural organization in the Rocky Mountain West, we are actively participating in a cultural evolution of belonging and anti-racism. Our commitment to reflect the diversity and priorities of our community — in our workplace, audience and programming — has never been more present.

We believe that the theater can transform us — and be transformed by us. We invite you to be part of our Team.

Job Purpose

We are seeking an organized entry-level Accounts Payable Specialist to be responsible for ensuring the accuracy of a variety of financial records. The responsibilities of this role include maintaining the financial records of the company through analyzing balance sheets and general ledger accounts, as well as preparing reports, and processing accounts payable transactions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process and record accounts payable transactions.
  • Maintain users and approvers in invoice processing and expense reporting system.
  • Review all invoices and expense reports entered by other departments for coding accuracy and ensures expense compliance with DCPA policies.
  • Follow up with vendors and departments as needed to ensure accurate and timely processing of invoices and expense reports.
  • Import information from invoice processing and expense system into the general ledger.
  • Train new employees how to process invoices and expense reports.
  • Main point of contact for employee questions about invoice and expense processing.
  • Ensure vendors receive payment timely and accurately.
  • Process vendor payments including printing and mailing checks and processing EFT payments.
  • Research and resolve accounts payable issues with vendors and/or other departments.
  • Balance and reconcile monthly corporate credit card statements.
  • Maintain validation and cost object approver tables for Concur Invoice.
  • Calculate monthly late invoice/expense accrual.
  • Prepares monthly AP and Accrued Purchases reconciliation.
  • Annual audit of petty cash and change funds.
  • Prepares and issues 1099’s.
  • Works closely with Director of Accounting Services and the General Ledger Accountant with contractor agreements.
  • Enter journal entries and cash receipts in the general ledger.
  • Assist with preparation for annual financial statement audit.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • BS/BA/BBA in Accounting required.


  • Minimum two years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping, accounts receivable or accounts payable.
  • Experience in a not-for-profit environment preferred.


  • Excel skills must be at least intermediate, include tables, pivot tables, lookups and complex formulas and functions.
  • Knowledge of Dynamics GP general ledger system preferred.
  • Experience with Concur Invoice and Concur Expense.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; exceptional analytical and problem solving skills; ability to appropriately prioritize tasks; strong organizational skills; high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

Supervisor responsibilities


Working Conditions

This position operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This position operates in a hybrid office environment in which select days may be remote.

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to move around the office and work environment; use hands to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has implemented a COVID-19 requirement, all employees must be vaccinated and present proof of their vaccination. 


Full time positions include the following benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance and Pet Insurance
  • 401k Plan with employer contributions
  • Time off benefits including personal days, sick days, vacation days and 10 paid holidays.

In order to provide high quality, culturally competent care to our patrons, students, guests and team members, it is of highest importance that our hiring practices reflect our values by offering an environment that celebrates diversity and embraces inclusion. All of our team members – regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, language, abilities/disabilities, socioeconomic status, geographic region, or other defining characteristics – should feel welcome and valued. 

Compensation: $51,000 Annual

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