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DST Systems Accounts Payable Specialist in Denver, Colorado

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find SS&C, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge – one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Organizational Overview

SS&C ALPS is a leading Registered Fund Services provider in the financial services industry. Founded in 1985, Denver-based SS&C ALPS, with offices in Boston, Dallas, Miami, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto also delivers asset management and asset servicing solutions through ALPS Advisors, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SS&C Technologies, Inc.

Position Overview

The Accounts Payable Specialist with all aspects of mutual fund accounts payable, including payment processing, managing vendor aging reports, account reconciliation, 1099 reporting, vendor setup and due diligence, as well as maintaining internal controls, policies and procedures.


  • Enter invoice data into expense tracking system. Determine appropriate budget categories, service periods, and allocation type. Review data to verify dollar amounts, payee selections, and reporting criteria.

  • Prepare and process mutual fund expense payments. Obtain necessary authorization and distribute to appropriate parties for payment and recording

  • Research and respond to vendor inquiries regarding payment status, adjustment to invoices and other vendor-related issues.

  • Collect, analyze and review financial data in order to perform some or all of the following accounting processes: reconcile payment data, monitor expense ratios, prepare accounting ledger entries, monitor variances and identify trends.

  • Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoice payments in a timely manner with accuracy and thoroughness. Assist others with problem solving as needed.

  • Promote, build, and maintain successful and positive working relationships with clients, co-workers, vendors and other functional areas.

  • Actively and consistently support allocation of duties, resources and oversight of day to day team deadlines and operations. Assist with coverage of team’s daily tasks as needed.

  • Assist with optimizing operations, development of controls, recommending and documenting AP policies.

  • Participate in projects, as assigned.

Job Skills

  • Strong attention to detail and follow-up, analytical acumen and excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle and prioritize multiple and competing priorities

  • Communicates effectively verbally and in written formats, with internal and external business partners while tailoring content and approach to the intended audience.

  • Ability to work with respect and cooperation at all times with fellow employees, vendors and customers

  • Proven record of thoughtfully executing projects and initiatives with minimal guidance.

  • Advanced ability to troubleshoot, research, and resolve various issues pertaining to multiple areas.

  • Demonstrated initiative and self-motivation.

  • Must be a team player willing to assist in various tasks.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field, or equivalent experience.

  • Previous Accounts payable experience ideal.

  • Proficiency with Excel is required.


Denver Colorado

SS&C is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. SS&C is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.