Highmark Health Senior Accounting Coordinator in Zelienople, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
This position performs a broad range of accounting functions which may include some or all of the following: posts, checks and proofs entries to general ledger and accounts; verifies, sorts, posts and checks claims, bills, invoices, and vouchers; verify and process accounts payable; reconcile bank accounts, posts information and balances general or subsidiary ledgers, processes payments and compiles segments of monthly closings, annual reports, etc.; cash application responsibilities; cash collection activities; contacting other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems.
Applies advanced skills to the position or assigned area. Non-standard inquiries or issues are generally resolved by this level.
Posts, checks and proofs entries to general ledger and accounts. Reconciles accounts and checks for accuracy.
Verifies, sorts, posts and checks claims, bills, invoices, and vouchers. May verify and process accounts payable.
Reconciles bank accounts, posts information and balances general or subsidiary ledgers, processes payments and compiles segments of monthly closings, annual reports, etc.
Contacts other departments and/or outside agencies to resolve problems.
Monitoring and quality control of financial adjustments. This is to ensure any adjustments to accounts are being processed timely and accurately.
Daily preparation of bank lockboxes and deposits. This includes research and scanning of checks to the bank, reconciliation of deposits to the internal billing system.
Compile and submit past due accounts for collection. This includes research of outstanding balances, communication with collection agency and reconciling collected funds.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
May provide subject-matter direction to lower-level administrators..
May assist in orienting and training lower-level employees
High school diploma/GED
5-10 years of related, progressive experience in Accounting or Finance
Experience with PC based spreadsheet and data processing applications
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field
Experience with bookkeeping, collections and cash posting
In-depth experience with Microsoft Excel
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Possesses and applies advanced skills to the assigned area. Adapts procedures, processes to meet the more complex requirements of the position.
Duties and tasks reflect substantial variety and complexity. Assignments are broad in nature. Adapts procedures, techniques and tools to accomplish more complex tasks.
Serves as a resource to others in resolving complex problems and issues.
Works under moderate supervision but often completes day-to-day routine tasks independently.
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Knowledge of Accounting procedures
Knowledge of a variety of accounting classifications such as asset, liability, and revenue
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Does this role supervise/manage other employees? No
Is Travel Required? No
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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