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Accounting Specialist/Accounting Systems

Job ID: 63914
Location: Goldsboro, NC
Facility/Division: Wayne UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description


Job Summary

Routine operation of General Accounting for Accounts Payable and serve as a backup coordinator for Payroll processing. The Accounting Specialist supports the Accounting Management Team in the day-to-day operations of accounting functions, including verifying, classifying, and recording invoices and payments in a timely manner.

Essential Job Duties

1.Complete duties necessary for preparing invoices through the Lawson System AP/Supply Chain interface and direct key invoices for payment.

2.Process appropriate reports for weekly scheduling of AP payments. Including managing and submitting weekly VISA card payments through 3rdparty online site.

3.Maintain AP exceptions file in Netshare while working with vendors and Supply Chain teammates to resolve invoice discrepancies.

4.Research vendor statements, analyze and investigate problematic invoices toward making resolution.

5.Utilize online VISA site to research vendor payments and inquires.

6.Utilize AP filing tool, Laserfiche, scanning weekly invoices, check copies, and scanning Payroll documents.

7.Ensure accuracy of General Ledger postings interfaced from Accounts Payables and Payroll.

8.Provide Payroll backup to Payroll Coordinator, as needed, to maintain proficiency in payroll processes and functions, including time and attendance.

9.Supports Payroll biweekly with routine payroll functions, as needed.

10.Support maintenance of monthly payroll spreadsheets, such as Educational Assistance amortization file, as needed.

11.Supports reconciliation and preparation of year-end W-2 records.

12.Ability to manage time and adhere to accounting department deadlines.

13.Completes other accounting projects accurately and promptly as assigned to support the smooth and efficient operation of the Accounting department.

Minimum Qualifications


Associate’s degree in Accounting, Business or Finance from a recognized college or university, preferred.





One year in an accounting system environment preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

·Ability to develop knowledge of hospital accounting concepts, practices and procedures.

·Ability to reconcile accounts and analyze for accuracy and completeness.

·Attention to detail.

·Ability to prioritize assignments and meet deadlines.

·Good problem solving and organizational skills.

·Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.

·Proficiency with MS Office (particularly Excel) required. Proficiency with Lawson software preferred. Ability to learn new software rapidly required.

Valid NC Driver’s License

☒ Yes

☐ No

If driving a UNC Wayne Vehicle, must be 21 years old and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.

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