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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Methodist Sugar Land, TX

Sugar Land, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Summary

SUMMARY Methodist Sugar Land Hospital Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all payables functions between MSLH and the Corporate Accounts Payable office, matching invoices to proper purchase order for payment to vendors, and ensuring proper payable processing in accordance with The Methodist Hospital System guidelines. Verifies all documentation agrees, i.e. invoice, purchase order and receiving, is capable of handling high volume, and processes invoices according to vendor`s agreed payment terms. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinate the payables process between MSLH and Corporate Accounts Payable. 2. Maintain files required on assigned vendors. Files may include contracts, purchase orders, invoices and/or check requests. 3. Receive certain invoices in PMM System with proper purchase order for processing by Corporate Accounts Payable. 4. Verify that quantities and prices conform to purchase order. Resolve discrepancies by interacting with Supplies Chain Management, the ordering department, and/or the vendor. 5. Check all ex10sions and addition on each invoice and correct if necessary. Subtract any taxes or fr8 not applicable. 6. Prepare check requests for certain departments with invoice documentation and obtain necessary approvals. 7. Review departmental check requests for accuracy, including supporting documentation attached, correct coding and necessary approvals. Assist in assigning correct general ledger account numbers and cost center verification with departments as needed. 8. Coordinate check request and travel & expense reimbursement with invoice/receipt documentation and obtain necessary approvals 9. Respond to vendor, Corporate Accounts Payable and departmental inquiries on a timely basis. 10. Work with supervisor to suggest and implement process improvements in the MSLH payables function. 11. Demonstrates the componets of the I CARE values statement. 12. Demonstrates the componets of the Service Pride Standards. 13. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace. 14. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Some College Preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 2 years of experience in a computer based accounts payable system is required. Must display accurate use of a 10-key calculator by touch. Excellent communication and customer service skills are required.


Equal Employment Opportunity

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