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Senior Accounting Assistant  

Description

Peak Health Plan Management Services offers PACE third party back-office solutions, including claims processing, billing and health plan management solutions, along with over a decade of serving PACE/LIFE programs throughout the United States. Peak Health Plan Management Services operates as a service of Capstone Performance Systems, a subsidiary of Tabula Rasa HealthCare.

Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, the Senior Accounting Assistant is responsible for month-end closing and reporting for a client population based on client deadlines. The Senior Accounting Assistant will, with limited supervision, handle more complex or escalated transactions; perform routine and repetitive accounting clerical duties in accordance with standard procedures in general accounting, claims payable, accounts receivable, accruals. This position will assist with the preparation of other reports and analysis as needed.

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Essential Functions:

Month-End Close

  • Review reports available for accurate GL coding

  • Prepare monthly journal entries for clients based on reports

  • Calculate IBNR for clients based on utilization data

  • Report consistently inaccurate coding to the Accounting Manager

  • Participate in client's financial audit calls as needed

Accounts Receivable

  • Post all Medicare, Medicaid, and Private A/R adjustments based on adjustment request form received

  • Prepare monthly journal entries related to revenue, cash, and accounts receivable

    Reporting

  • Prepare monthly client report of expenses by specialty type

  • Generate reinsurance reporting required by client

  • Assist in preparation of other reports and analysis provided to clients or management

    Additional Functions:

  • Communicates clearly and concisely, with sensitivity to the needs of others

  • Maintains courteous, helpful and professional behavior on the job; displays a willingness and ability to be responsive in a warm and caring manner to all customer groups; consistently cooperates and supports organization in problem solving issues; ensures customer satisfaction by understanding and applying the Customer Service Policy, Procedure and Standards; will support the success of the entire team; establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers

  • Follows all Policies and Procedures and HIPAA regulations

  • Maintains a safe working environment

  • Maintains the confidentiality of all company procedures, results, and information about participants, clients, providers and employees

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with co-workers
  • Participates in any required training sessions/seminars
  • Participates in special projects as requested

Supervisory Responsibility: None

Travel: Minimal travel, less than 10% is expected for this position.

 
Position Requirements
  • Education/Experience – Educational requirements include a High School Diploma. Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred.Three years of accounting experience is required, and prior healthcare accounting experience is highly preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience using computerized accounting systems, Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and ten-key efficiency.

  • Skilled in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers and clients
  • Skilled in problem resolution; recommends suggestions to increase accuracy and/or efficiency
  • Detail-oriented with ability to focus for extended periods
  • Ability to work independently, seeking supervision as needed
  • Ability to communicate professionally, clearly and effectively, verbally and in writing
  • Ability to have superior attendance to effectively fulfill all functions of the position
  • Ability to independently follow through on assigned tasks, without prompting
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Ability to multitask

Physical Demands & Requirements:

  • Communicates by way of the telephone with participants, customers, vendors and staff
  • Operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, fax machine and office printer
  • Remains stationary for extended periods of time
  • Occasionally exerts up to 20 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull or move objects
  • Visual acuity to perform activities such as identifying, inputting and analyzing data on a computer terminal and/or in hard copy
  • Frequent, repetitive use of hands/fingers entering information on a keyboard
  • Occasional reaching to retrieve shelved items

Work Environment:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment with a conversational noise level.
  • No substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions is expected
  • Moderate pressure to meet scheduled appointments and deadlines
  • Potential for occasional verbal aggression by clients and vendors

Supervised by: Accounting Manager

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Senior Accounting Assistant  
Post Internal Days 0  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Peak Pace Solutions- St Louis  
About the Organization  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Cell None Specified 

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