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Abbott Accounts Payable Specialist in Kansas City, Missouri

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Kansas City, MO currently has an opportunity for an Accounts Payable Specialist to process vendor related invoices for the Workplace Solutions segment of our Toxicology business. In this dynamic role, you’ll communicate with stakeholders across the organization including approvers, managers and procurement teams, and you’ll be cross-trained to back up others where appropriate.


  • Process and manage all vendor related invoices for the company

  • Upload invoices into invoice software (Perceptive Content – we’ll train) and enter all relevant information.

  • Coordinate with departmental leaders to ensure proper authorization is obtained and relevant invoices are paid timely

  • Responsible for three way match of invoice, PO and receiving support

  • Assist with special projects



  • Microsoft Excel knowledge required

  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills required

  • The individual performing this job must be an analytical thinker, detail-oriented, organized and excellent at researching issues


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or higher strongly preferred

  • Previous Accounts Payable experience is a plus


At Abbott, you can have a great job that can grow into an outstanding career. We offer:

  • Training and career development , with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance for continuing your education

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com