Accounts Payable Clerk

Mankato, Minnesota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 18.00 - US$ 20.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Hagberg,Ellen, Spherion
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Job Description

The Accountant is responsible for the accurate and timely payroll and accounts payable processing. The Accountant works closely with the CFO to develop and implement plans and objectives pertinent to the effective and efficient operation of the Finance department. He/she also monitors programs and procedures to ensure on-time delivery and customer satisfaction.

Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
All Accounts Payable ??? Review and prepare submitted expenses for payment.
Review and enter revenue/deposit reports into accounting system from practice management systems.
Complete journal entries for business and payroll transactions as needed.
Accurate and timely processing of invoices and issue payments.
Assist with grant journal entries and supplemental information to justify expenditures.
Maintain PTO accrual.
Maintain various funds and accounts as needed per the direction of CFO.
Prepare biweekly payroll using Paychex payroll system.
Collect timekeeping information, incorporating a variety of deductions into a periodic payroll, and issuing pay and pay-related information to employees.
Maintain employee payroll files (ie: demographics, salary history, employment status, deductions, withholding status, etc.) in Paychex payroll system.
Keep the department Manager updated with any changes, concerns or issues regarding patients, programs, daily operations, outreach events, equipment needs, etc.
If bilingual, accurately and professionally interpret conversations.
If not bilingual, use appropriate and approved communication tool as needed.
Develop and maintain relationships with other ODHC staff to ensure efficient daily operations of all departments.
Be knowledgeable of ODHC services to provide integrated care to assist patients/families in accessing needed resources.
Know, understand, and ensure adherence to the organization???s policy related to the patients??? right for confidential care and HIPAA.
Keep updated on ODHC current events, changes in the workplace, policies and procedures.
Read email, Intranet, and other communication tools on a regular schedule and respond in a timely manner to requests, where applicable.
Perform other tasks as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Knowledgeable with financial and information systems, industry standards and GAAP standards.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to solve problems effectively.
Ability to create, understand and explain financial analysis.
Confidence, professional judgement and grace under pressure.
Experience with Abilia Accounting Software and Paychex is helpful.
Bilingual language skills are a plus.


1-4 years

Minimum of a two year degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field.
A minimum of 2 years related work experience in accounting or finance field.

This position is full-time, non-exempt, 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday with some flexibility needed for special projects/deadlines. Travel is required to meetings, events and to support other clinic locations within the community and across the region. Means of travel and travel expenses will be reimbursed according to ODHC???s travel policy. Physical ability to sit for extended periods of time. Position requires repetitive use of fingers, hands, wrist in job related duties, i.e. telephone, computer. Complete range of motion, including fine motor skills and tactile sense of both hands. Able to lift 25 pounds. This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties,

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