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Accounts Payable Clerk/Accounting Assistant

Company: William Newton Hospital
Location: Winfield
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Job Summary: Responsible for the processing of invoices and payments for the facility. Invoices, credits and payments are processed through the computer system. Supports the Controller and Staff Accountant by performing minor accounting and clerical duties. Participates in the department's performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.Job Duties and Responsibilities:Responsible for processing all vendor and patient refund payments.Audits invoices against the purchase order/receiving report for correct vendor information, items, quantity and price.Ensures payments are made to vendors according to the terms in the purchase order.Monitors invoices for correct information; investigates invoice or payment errors, such as double payment.Processes credits to department cost centers when applicable.Responsible for processing vendor refund or rebate checks.Lists and balances all payments made each week.Answers the telephone professionally and in a timely manner; directs calls appropriately.Maintains a good working relationship with vendors, within the accounting department and with other departments including Materials Management.Demonstrates the ability to be detail oriented, organized and flexible.Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.Accepts other accounting duties as assigned.Has basic knowledge of tax reports to assist in the preparation of annual 1099's.Attends continuing education classes as needed.Requirements:Professional Requirements:Adheres to dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.Completes annual education requirements.Maintains regulatory requirements.Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time frame.Wears identification when on duty; uses computerized punch time system correctly.Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.Communicates the mission, vision, core ethics and goals of the facility, adhering to the Standards of Performance.Works at maintaining a good rapport and a cooperative working relationship with physicians, departments and staff.Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control.Regulatory Requirements:High school graduate or equivalent. Associates Degree in Accounting or Business preferred.A minimum of six months experience in clerical accounting, accounts payable a plus.Knowledge of bookkeeping/accounting principles.

Keywords: William Newton Hospital, Wichita , Accounts Payable Clerk/Accounting Assistant, Accounting, Auditing , Winfield, Kansas

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