The Bedford-Stuyvesant Family Health Center (BSFHC) is currently recruiting well-qualified candidates with at least 1-2 years of experience in a payroll and purchasing role, preferably in a health center, to fill the following position:
Payroll and Purchasing Clerk (F/T)
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Payroll and Purchasing Clerk is an entry-level member of the Finance Department team who provides support to the Chief Financial Officer and Controller in managing the payroll and purchasing process for the management and operation of high quality, primary care to a diverse patient population, to fulfill the following responsibilities in a high volume, multi-specialty practice Federally Qualified Health Center:
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintains payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.
Updates payroll records by entering changes in exemptions, insurance coverage, savings deductions, and job title and department/division transfers.
Prepares reports by compiling summaries of earnings, taxes, deductions, leave, disability, and nontaxable wages.
Determines payroll liabilities by calculating employee federal and state income and social security taxes and employer's social security, unemployment, and workers compensation payments.
Resolves payroll discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
Provides payroll information by answering questions and requests.
Maintains payroll operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Creates purchase orders for the acquisition of materials.
Researches, interviews, and negotiates with suppliers to obtain prices and specifications.
Provides routine administrative support.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS:
High School diploma or its equivalent with 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Working knowledge and experience with PC-based and automated accounting systems and electronic spreadsheets is required. Strong initiative and ability to work independently is expected. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a must. Bilingual ability is strongly preferred. Applicants must be easy going and enjoy working in a fast paced, high-volume, patient-centered team-based environment.
WORK SCHEDULE/ SALARY/ BENEFITS
Full-time position available. Competitive compensation.