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Job Description

Overview

The Accountant position provides accounting and analysis support to the Accounting Department. Primarily responsible for all stages of the accounts payable process including, but not limited to, processing all invoices, reconciling vendor statements, researching invoice discrepancies, handling all vendor inquiries, and reconciling and paying multiple credit cards. The Accountant will prepare month-end journal entries relating to accounts payable; ensures that all input and output is complete, accurate, and within the established timeframes. The accountant is responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll and payroll taxes along with filing state and federal quarterly and annual payroll taxes. The Accountant will provide support during the year-end audit in the areas of accounts payable and payroll.

Responsibilities

Manage high volume of invoices.  Timely entry of invoices into Paragon and accurately posted to the correct department and sub-account.  Manage invoice approval process.

 

Reconcile vendor statements and work with materials management to resolve invoice discrepancies timely.

Maintain vendor correspondence daily; via emails and phone calls.

Maintain Accounts Payable payment scheduler and understand weekly cash restrictions.  Manage priority vendors. 

Reconcile and pay AMEX credit card monthly.  Post journal entries for credit card transactions.

Processes payroll in accordance within established guidelines and timeframes.  Verifies accuracy of all timecards.  Makes all necessary changes to remain in conformance with hospital's policies.

 

Manage employee garnishments.

Reviews reference material concerning changes in payroll tax information. Keeps current on in-come tax, Social Security and other payroll matters which affect payroll computations & deductions.  Files quarterly and annual payroll tax reports.

Work with outside consultants/year-end auditors by providing timely and accurate information with regards to Accounts Payable and Payroll.

Qualifications

Education: Associates Degree in Accounting or other closely related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in accounting or bookeeping with an emphasis in Accounts Payable and Payroll, preferably in a hospital setting.Required Skills and Knowledge: General understanding of accounting principles and thorough knowledge of the accounts payable cycle including invoice processing, payment terms, credit memos, and account numbers.  Thorough knowledge and understanding of the payroll cycle and payroll taxes. Strong computer and 10-key skills and demonstrated proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.  Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills and have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize various tasks to meet deadlines.  

Company Overview

  • Website svh.com
  • Headquarters SONOMA, CA
  • Size 200 - 500
  • Founded 1946
  • Type
  • CEO CARL GERLACH
  • Revenue <$5M
  • Industry Healthcare
  • About sonoma valley hospital

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