Accounting Clerk II

Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.
Job Description

The Accounting Clerk II is responsible for managing the prepaid expense account, preparing daily bank deposits, preparing journal entries, reconciling general ledger accounts, and preparing month-end financial reports (cost per day reports, department reports, etc.).   Process bi-weekly payroll as a back-up duty.

Position Requirements


  • Graduate of an accredited high school.
  • Associate degree or general understanding of accounting principles commensurate with 2+ years of accounting training or experience, or equivalent preferred. 


  • Prior experience processing computerized payroll.
  • Strong working knowledge of spreadsheet applications, Excel preferred.
  • Prior experience with bank reconciliations.
  • Working knowledge of year-end processes.
  • Experience in preparing journal entries and working with Accounting software.

Other Qualifications

  • Excellent telephone skills.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and human relation skills.
  • Demonstrate exceptional attention to detail.
  • Able to work independently and prioritize multiple tasks.
  • Have reliable transportation and background screening indicates no disqualifying offense.

Technical Competencies:

  • Able to prepare and process bi-weekly payroll, including payroll tax returns, year-end processes, and garnishments. (Performs these duties as back-up).
  • Manage prepaid expense account.
  • Competent in DME posting in Suncoast Solutions software.
  • Verify medication invoice in Suncoast Solutions software and perform necessary follow-up.
  • Competent in posting GIP medications in Suncoast as additional services.
  • Knowledgeable in how to process credit card donations through Stripe online website and PayPal.
  • Able to prepare daily bank deposits.
  • Ability to compile and generate departmental reports for use in budgetary and analytical reviews.
  • Competent in completing general ledger journal entries.
  • Competent in completing general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Understanding of how to prepare bank reconciliations.
  • Knowledgeable in basic accounting principles.
  • Knowledgeable in Suncoast Solutions and Great Plains software.
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word and Excel software.
  • Knowledgeable in telephone system and call/message forwarding protocol.
  • Accurate timesheet documentation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Benefit Package offered for full-time positions. (EOE)

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