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SoutheastHEALTH Payroll/AP Clerk in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Payroll/AP Clerk

Administrative - Clerical
Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Accounts Payable & Payroll Full-Time

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Day ShiftApply general accounting principles to maintain general ledger accounting systems. Perform payroll duties utilizing specific knowledge of Kronos and Lawson. Act as a resource to all hospital employees’ regarding hospital policy and procedureBegin

  • Assist with for preparation of biweekly hospital payroll and maintenance of associated payroll records

  • Maintains all payroll changes in both Kronos and Lawson system.

  • Enters all deductions: Accounts Rec., tuitions, garnishments, child supports, and all miscellaneous deductions

  • Figures any request to transfer ETO to an employee with hardship. Maintains amount employee can receive and enters in computer

  • Prepares special reports as needed from all Directors or Supervisors

  • Bi-weekly passes payroll from Kronos to Lawson. Corrects any over payment on ETO, hours worked, computes payroll, post payroll, post and publish deposit notices

  • Distributes payroll and answers any questions

  • Re-writes checks as necessary

  • Maintains Direct Deposit Transactions and updates any changes bi-weekly

  • Completes salary verifications for loans

  • Downloads new employees in Kronos

  • Closes monthly payroll in Lawson

  • Duties require interaction with different age groups of employees. Requires recognition that different age groups require specialized attention or care

  • YEARLY: Prepares W-2 Forms and distributes to active and inactive employees

  • Optical archiving payroll changes, deductions, outside vendor documentation, and payroll reports

  • Update Lawson and Kronos with department, withholding and pay codes

  • Produce statistical reports as needed

  • Processes death claim forms

  • Recognizes and performs duties which need to be performed although not directly assigned; regularly helps out others

  • Prepares back up reports for insurance deduction payments on bi-weekly basis

  • Processes garnishment checks and interrogations for court system

  • Analyzes and processes vendor invoices for purchases made by hospital

  • Operates hospital information system for invoice input, which includes scanning invoices to maintain an optical archive

  • Processes and prints checks for payment of invoices

  • This job requires understanding the specific needs of customers, vendors and fellow employees from young adults through the elderly

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience and skilled in keyboarding, operation of ten-key calculator and computer literacy preferred.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions

  • A work history that evidences a high degree of timeliness and accuracy

  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and make sound independent judgments

  • Evidence of organizational skills and problem resolution skills

  • Evidence of ability to research issues, organize and analyze data; present findings

  • Ability to interact with individuals in a service oriented, positive manner

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Data entry skills

  • One year of prior payroll experience is helpful

  • Worker receives about two month's on-the-job training in hospital routine and procedures

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English