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Accounts Receivable Accountant

Company: Schenectady County Chapter NYSARC
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Schenectady ARC has been providing services to developmentally disabled adults since 1952 and is committed to helping people within the Capital Region enjoy healthy, rewarding lives as members of their community. Schenectady ARC brings staff, families and community together to encourage dreams and respond to each person's life choices by offering high quality services, resources and supports.The Accounts Receivable Accountant is responsible for all weekly and monthly Medicaid billing including troubleshooting unpaid claims and eligibility. This role will have overall responsibility for the accounts receivable functions for the Agency. This includes responsibility for reconciling A/R related accounts and/or providing supporting schedules for internal and external requests.s responsible for all ARC's weekly and monthly Medicaid billing including troubleshooting unpaid claims and eligibility.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESGenerate client billing from our Electronic Health Record System, Medisked in a timely manner.Monitor unbillable units and missed billing opportunities and communicate to internal sources.Reconcile billable units to general ledger balances.Apply payments to appropriate vendor and general ledger accounts.Reconcile and process cash receipts.Verify details of transactions, such as funds received and total account balances.Prepare aging schedules with forecasted collections including payment history, and actual cash collected.Compile and sort documents, prepare and post invoices and credit and debit memos.Serve as the primary point of contact between the Agency and our clients/customers.Monitor Accounts Receivable aging including: necessary follow up with payors, voids/adjustments, and troubleshooting eligibility issues.Maintain accurate and updated Medicaid billing rates, changes to billing regulations, and update systems accordingly.Prepare monthly reconciliations to support related GL balances.Ensure compliance with US GAAPAssist other accounting team members to accomplish department goals and objectives.Provide support for ad hoc projects.Uphold agency mission, vision, and philosophy statements at all times.Ensure a safe working environment by following all safety guidelines and immediately reporting hazards.Other duties as assigned.Associate degree in business or accounting required.Billing experience within a human services organization preferred.Valid NYS driver's license and reliable transportation requiredExtensive knowledge in MS Word, Excel and OutlookSchenectady ARC provides a comprehensive benefit package to employees working full and part time schedules including, but not limited to: Health, dental and vision benefits following 30 days Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, personal, floating holiday and agency recognized paid holiday time) 403(b) Defined Contribution plan Voluntary plan offerings and much more!EducationPreferredAssociates or better in AccountingLicenses & CertificationsRequiredValid NYS Drivers License

Keywords: Schenectady County Chapter NYSARC, Schenectady , Accounts Receivable Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Schenectady, New York

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