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Brockton Hospital Manager, Payroll and Accounts Payable in Brockton, Massachusetts

Signature Healthcare is Southeastern Massachusetts’ premier local provider of quality, personalized medical services. We are comprised of the award-winning not-for-profit Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital; Signature Medical Group (SMG), a multi-specialty physician group of more than 150 physicians practicing in 18 ambulatory locations. We believe our distinctive Signature Healthcare team approach is the way healthcare should be: medical professionals across many locations communicating and collaborating, taking advantage of technologies and resources to make a difference in the lives and health of our patients.

Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Director, Payroll & Accounts Payable, the Manager will be providing leadership and assistance with the day to day operations for the accounts payable, payroll, tax compliance, and PCARD banking functions. This role requires continuous improvement to ensure maximized use of technologies to reduce manual interventions.

Location: West Center Street, West Bridgewater, MA

Department: Financial Reporting

This is a full-time 40 hours’/week position

Responsibilities:

  • Perform lead role in the daily payroll and accounts payable department operations

  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll and accounts payable transactions are processed accurately and timely

  • Assist Manager on process improvements and drives technology driven improvements in both payroll and accounts payable through new technology or process that reduces waste, increases productivity, and improves service levels

  • Manage team members to ensure effective operations occur on time and accurately

  • Take a lead role in the process of the payroll and accounts payable functions

  • Process accurate and timely tax reporting to federal and state agencies, including but not limited toW2’s, 1099’s, 941’s, etc.

  • Process payments for garnishments and voluntary withholdings

  • Perform compliances for unclaimed property related to payroll and accounts payable checks

  • Communicates with the Human Resource Department to ensure the integrity of the payroll data including data related to new hires, terminations, transfers and rate changes

  • Review month end system accrual report and assist staff in validation

  • Assist in month end closings

  • Audit and maintain integrity of the payroll, time and attendance, and accounts payable systems

  • Coordinates all training of new Managers and Timekeepers in Kronos

  • Assist in new system/process implementation and software upgrades

  • Coordinates month end closing including month end system accruals and validation

  • Perform compliances for annual unclaimed property in both payroll and accounts payable

  • Updates payroll and accounts payable policies and procedures as needed

  • Coordinates all audit requests

  • Serving as the secondary enterprise representative overseeing all payroll and accounts payable processes and collaborates with Finance and enterprise leaders to support enterprise goals

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

  • Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

    BASIC KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/APTITUDE/EXPERIENCE:

  • Working knowledge of payroll, accounts payable and related accounting best practices

  • Highly detailed oriented with focus on accuracy

  • Proven management skill and ability to attract, retain, motivate and manage team to be exceptional

  • Ability to meet deadlines and able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Strong interpersonal communication, organizational and attention to detail skills

  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization may exist

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and ability to implement process improvement

  • Ability to take initiative and follow through

  • Maintain professing and technical knowledge by attending educations workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks

  • Must be able to reasonably make appropriate judgment in communications and actions with patients, physicians, other associates, outside agencies, and vendors

    Education/Experience/Licenses/Technical/Other:

  • Education: BS in Accounting or equivalent experience

  • Experience (Type & Length): 5 years’ experience in Payroll and Accounting; A minimum of 5 years’ experience with computerized payroll and accounts payable processing

  • Certification/Licensure: N/A

  • Software/Hardware: Microsoft Office – Proficient in Excel/Word

  • Other: Kronos/Meditech experience

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