Accounts Receivable

An Accounts Receivable Specialist receives payments for goods and services, and records these transactions accordingly. This will include securing revenue by verifying and posting receipts, and resolving any discrepancies.

General Purpose: To provide financial, clerical and administrative services to ensure efficient, timely and accurate payment of accounts under his or her control.

Medical billing experience is a MUST, dental office experience is preferred.

Job Description Duties:

  • Maintaining the billing system and unapplied payment report
  • Generating and sending out invoices and account statements
  • Performing account reconciliations
  • Maintaining accounts receivable files and records
  • Producing monthly financial and management reports
  • Investigating and resolving any irregularities or enquiries/payment discrepancies
  • Fee Negotiations with insurance companies
  • Claim submissions
  • Handle appeals with insurance companies
  • Collection calls/ collection agency tracking and submissions\
  • Attachment familiarity with insurances
  • Assisting in general financial management and analysis
  • Follow up on, collect and allocate payments
  • Carry out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines
  • Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, open balances and other irregularities
  • Review AR aging to ensure compliance
  • Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash, etc.
  • Process credit card payments, memos, adjustments and applications
  • Help prepare bank deposits if needed
  • Develop a recovery system and initiate collection effortsAssist with month-end closing
  • Collect data and prepare monthly metrics
  • Contact customers for payment on past due accounts
  • New customer set up and account maintenance
  • Respond to inquiries from customers, and research/resolve outstanding credit issues
  • Monitor credit holds in Account Receivable
  • Process release of lien requests
  • Handle customer payments received in house and send to lock box when necessary
  • Process tax-exempt certificates
  • Work with salespeople on their accounts/collections

Education Required:
High school diploma or equivalent
*A bachelor’s degree is not technically required for an A/R role, but experience in accounting is*

If you have a degree, it should be in one of the following fields:

  • Accounting
  • Finance or Economics
  • Business Studies or Administration
  • Mathematics

Experience:

  • Knowledge of accounts receivable
  • Knowledge of office administration and procedures
  • Knowledge of general bookkeeping procedures
  • Knowledge of general accounting principals
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • 1-3 years accounts receivable and general accounting experience

Skills:

  • An ability to prioritize and manage expectations
  • An ability to work independently
  • The ability to communicate articulately and efficiently with other people within the company
  • Information management
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Stress tolerance
  • Sense of urgency
  • Tenacious
  • Customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented, strong organizational skills
  • Computer proficiency in Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent telephone skills
  • Team player – ability to share information within the department and company

Pay: $20.00 – $26.00 per hour