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Hitachi Cable America, Manchester NH

AP/Payroll Coordinator Maternity Coverage


Department: Accounting/Finance
Classification: Salaried, Exempt
Reports to: Director of Finance

Position Summary:

This position has responsibility for both the Accounts Payable and Payroll functions.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Accounts Payable

  • Review invoices for accuracy and completeness
  • Process vendor invoices in accordance with terms and conditions, apply discounts, ensure proper coding, and appropriate approvals
  • Enter invoice data and pertinent information into the Accounts Payable system
  • Generate weekly check runs
  • Process employee expense reports


  • Process weekly and semi-monthly payroll timely, in accordance with payroll schedule
  • Calculate employee wages and deductions including vacation, earned time, and shift differential
  • Extract data from the Workforce Now ADP time keeping system to compute employee hours
  • Post payroll data in payroll system timely and accurately
  • Monitor and adjust Longevity pay for employees
  • Monitor and adjust attendance points or credits in employee record on weekly basis
  • Prepare and distribute attendance reports on weekly basis
  • Enter, edit, and update payroll changes to the employee record received from human resources
  • Verify hourly employee discrepancies with Shift Supervisor
  • Set up new employee data in cooperation with HR
  • Perform monthly closing tasks associated with P/R
  • Communicate regularly with employees regarding payroll related questions or clarifications
  • Review and reconcile employee deductions to approved deduction amounts based on employee approval and employee insurance contributions elections


  • Maintains and keep A/P and Payroll files up to date
  • Organizes, sorts and file documents and reports regularly
  • Adheres to operating procedures and compliance guidelines including federal and state laws and regulations
  • Support, subscribe to and practice, 5S, JIT and Process Improvement activities
  • Observe safety procedures and conduct, use equipment and materials properly
  • Support 5 S programs
  • Observes safety procedures and uses equipment and materials properly

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Accounting software and ADP
  • Proficiency using Excel and Word
  • Hands-on experience processing payroll in an expeditious and timely manner
  • Thorough understanding of employment wages, deductions, taxability in accordance with federal and state laws
  • Must be familiar with A/P practices and procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Detailed orientated with attention to accuracy and thoroughness
  • Willing and adapt to changes in the work environment and manage competing demands
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, and troubleshoot activities
  • Ability to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events
  • Proven ability to maintain confidentiality


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, B.S. in Accounting and/or Finance preferred
  • 2-4 years experience working with accounts payable and payroll
  • Work well within a team environment, and ability to act independently

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Finger dexterity and hand/eye coordination for operation of office equipment, including PC
  • Sitting for periods of time, working at a desk in office environment
  • Light lifting, carrying of files, supplies, ability to move, carry, lift up to 30 lbs. of objects and/or materials
  • Ability to speak and hear customers, vendors, and or other employees via phone or in person
  • Requires sufficient autonomy, standing and walking to move for one office location to another and throughout the plant

HCA reserves the right to change or revise functions and responsibilities as the need arises. HCA is an “at-will” employer and this document is not a written or implied contract of guarantee of employment.

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