Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
10/23/2018
Job Category:
Accounting
Accounting Assistant - Research Accounting Dept
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Job Description

To assist in the accounting, cash handling, reporting, collections, and system maintenance for the Research Accounting department. Act as a department resource for internal and external customers.

This position manages the collections for the Clinical LabAccounts Receivable and answers calls to accept credit card payments andprovide assistance to our customers. Along with working on collections this position maintains the centralemail for the clinical lab billing to ensure excellent customer service. Outside of working with our externalcustomers this position works with the internal clinical labs to ensure thatall billing customers are set up correctly by adding new customers and makingthe proper updates to existing customers to ensure invoices are being sent tothe correct addresses. This positionalso assists in various clerical duties that help to support the AccountingDepartment. This position is critical to support thecollection efforts on non-patient Accounts Receivable and helping to maintainlow AR balances.

Responsibilities

* Accounts Receivable

Manager assigned portion of open Accounts Reveivalbe to ensure that it is collected timely and accurately. Process all refunds, offsets, and write offs in a timely manner. Update all customer conversations with PeopleSoft and send out monthly customer billing statements on all outstanding accounts.

* Cash Management Responsibilities

Prepare bank deposits for all Research Foundation accounts and Divisional Billing. Process credit card payments. Prepare deposit back up for monthly cash entries. Scan and link all deposits in Image Now.

* Financial System Responsibilities

Enter all deposits into the PeopleSoft Financial System. Maintain the Customer and Contact tables in the PeopleSoft Financial System. Validate general ledger account strings on all deposits and cost transfers.

* Grants Management Responsibilities

Manager Record Retention for closed grants on a monthly basis.

Skills & Competencies

* Clerical Abilities

Ability to perform clerical functions with accuracy and attention to detail

* Diversity Appreciation

Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself

* Computer Proficiency

Proficiency in basic computer applications such as Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel), e-mail, and internet

* PeopleSoft - Basic

Working knowledge of PeopleSoft

* Systems - Intermediate

Proficient in systems relevant to the field

* Professional Demeanor

Demonstrates an independent work initiative, sound judgment, diplomacy, tact and professional demeanor

* Communication

Excellent verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills

Required:

* Associate of Accounting OR Equivalent combination of education and experience
* 1 year related experience

Preferred:

* Related health care experience
* Bachelor's degree