• Accounting Technician

    Req No.
    2018-3651
    Company
    Central Health
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Austin
    Category
    Administrative
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Overview

    Processes bi-weekly payroll, prepares accounting entries and reports, and coordinates payment of invoices and revenue recording. Other duties as assigned.

    Responsibilities

    • Performs all activities necessary to process payroll, including maintaining related records, preparing accounting transactions and documents, documenting and updating procedures and preparing reports for management.
    • Verifies accounts payable by reconciling invoices and statements to contracts and purchase orders for both CH & CCC
    • Maintains accounting ledgers by reviewing and posting account transactions.
    • Prepares correction entries as needed by collecting and analyzing account information.
    • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation, issuing stop payments, payments or adjustments.
    • Organizes accounts payable for processing, verifying correct accounting transaction and/or vendor information.
    • Responds to vendor & staff requests regarding payment status, research of past invoices, resolution of payment errors
    • Assists Controller in monitoring payments against contract not-to-exceed amounts (NTE)
    • Maintains daily worksheet of tax deposits, records journal entry at month end
    • Assists GL accountant with pulling backup for I/C transactions for related entities
    • Prepares cover sheets for DSRIP invoices for Project Manager review & sign-off and to ensure payment is per contract
    • Works with purchasing card holders to complete monthly reports & coding, downloads transactions from bank, prepares for GL upload
    • Makes deposits of non-tax receipts in bank
    • Prepares entry on CCC for I/C charges from Central Health weekly, including coding of transactions
    • Prepares annual 1099s for Central Health and CCC per IRS guidelines & timeline
    • Scanning and properly filing electronically documents for easy retrieval by others including: checks & invoices paid, journal entries with backup, deposits, bank statement, bank reconciliations, AP batches, etc.
    • Reviews/verifies the work/accounts of others.
    • Maintains accounting controls and financial security by following policies, procedures internal controls.
    • Assists with special projects as assigned.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

     

    Knowledge of:

    • Accounting principles
    • Bookkeeping or record keeping procedures
    • Financial reporting concepts and preferred business practices
    • Records Management
    • Good customer relations practices
    • Business English and correspondence sufficient to compose and prepare letters
    • Computer data entry and retrieval methods and procedures, capabilities and limitations

    Skill in:

    • Effective verbal and written communication
    • Ability to work with angry or upset vendors regarding invoices
    • With staff and/or vendors to ensure organizational policies are met prior to payments
    • Applying bookkeeping procedures
    • Analyzing, preparing, checking and balancing routine fiscal transactions and accounts
    • Microsoft Excel, including filters, pivot tables, basic formulas
    • Maintaining timely workflow in a high-volume environment with high complexity and rapidly increasing volume and complexity
    • Monitoring and keeping track of multiple items in various stages of completion and moving all forward to completion with all due speed
    • Processing large volumes of numerical data
    • Ability to record data/information
    • Establishing work priorities to ensure completion of job tasks within a specified time frame
    • Operating a personal computer and related equipment

    Ability to:

    • Maintain confidentiality of employee records
    • Establish good working relationship with other Central Health employees and the public

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED


    PREFERRED EDUCATION: Associates Degree in Accounting or related field


    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: 4 years of experience in accounts payable/accounting experience

     

    PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE:  Certified Payroll Professional

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