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Accounting Clerk 

Category Accounting/Finance  
Description

Summary

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for general bookkeeping activities and practices within the office; assists in monthly carrier reconciliations and review of eligibility analysis census information; participates in reviewing and appraising financial procedures and records; and performs procedures associated with billing, premium distribution and account reconciliation.

 
Position Requirements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Daily/Weekly Duties

  • Run Customer Balance Detail Report
  • Post COBRA, Retiree & LOA payments into QuickBooks
  • Complete Deposits using Check Scanner & Remote Deposit
  • Distribute appropriate deposit information to A/R and COBRA
  • Process NSF’s as needed
  • Process Refund Requests
  • Research as needed
  • Process Stockton COBRA & Retiree reimbursement on weekly basis.

 

Monthly Duties

  • Run Open Invoice Report
  • Move New Enrollee money
  • Run Outstanding credits, report, and apply credits to open invoices
  • Run Statements.

 

Carrier Reconciliations

  • Assist in conducting monthly carrier reconciliations.
  • Reconcile, process and enter carrier payment information.
  • Ensure that all invoices pursuant to the billing cycle are mailed in accordance with practice guidelines.
  • Generate and review accounts payable/receivable reports to ensure accuracy.
  • Monitor all third party billing, communicate with carriers and Account Representatives or Account executives to expedite the collection process.
  • Research, resolve and respond to customer/group account problems and discrepancies in a timely, accurate and professional manner.
  • Document and maintain all procedures and processes for groups assigned to you.
  • Report weekly progress or status of regular and special projects to the Supervisor and Manager.
  • Maintain and organize all monthly group billing folders.
  • Reconciliation of General Ledger accounts to be performed on a monthly basis.
  • Document and maintain all General Ledger discrepancies in the appropriate Group Binder.
  • Work with other departments to establish efficient and effective cross-departmental workflow and communications.
  • Manages monthly close and reconciliation of accounts and prepares monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Management.

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Strict attention to detail.
  • Functional understanding of the billing process system.
  • PC proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook. QuickBooks knowledge preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be dependable and maintain excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Strong math, problem solving and analytical skills required.
  • Must be able to follow directions, work with minimal supervision and interact with all departments and levels of management.
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Professionalism and respect for co-workers at all times.
  • Knowledge of Union, Trust, Pension and Benefits Industry highly preferred.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience:

Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or minimum one to two years related experience in a fast paced accounting environment and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills:

Ability to read, speak, and write effectively in English. Ability to interpret documents such as plan documents, memos, letters, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, meeting notes, project documentation, and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of organization. Ability to effectively address or resolve customer service issues within guidelines of the position.

 

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, and commissions.

 

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized or non-standardized situations.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Valid, class C license in state working with no adverse driving record.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Accounting Clerk  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location Corporate  
About the Organization Established in 1993, Benefit & Risk Management Services, Inc. (BRMS) is a leading benefit administrator and healthcare risk manager that delivers innovative technology and administration solutions to control rising healthcare costs.

One of the first to introduce employee benefit administration technology solutions, our services are powered by our exclusive Virtual Benefits Administration System (Vbas®) - a proprietary database and administration system that allows employers to save time and money by automating management of the benefit supply chain and empowering employees to self-service their benefits.


Family Care and Medical Leave (CFRA Leave)
& Pregnancy Disability Leave


Family and Medical Leave Act  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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