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Staff Accountant - Contract to Hire in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    Up to 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    6/1/2018
  • Job ID:
    10102018

Job Description

Vaco Indianapolis is looking for a Staff Accountant for our Non-Profit client located in Indianapolis.

Position Summary:

Assist in maintaining the general accounting system such as maintaining cash, payroll, disbursements, budgets, and general ledger records.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares Accounts Payable invoices for payment (matches invoices to PO's, codes the invoices and gets appropriate approvals).
  • Maintains Pre-paid schedules.
  • Maintains supporting schedules for month-end close.
  • Maintains monthly reinsurance reporting.
  • Maintains cash spreadsheets and balancing between accounting systems.
  • Maintains Due Diligence/Escheats process.
  • Reconcile premium billing outstanding A/R accounts..
  • Prepare and maintain spreadsheets for audits as required..
  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by reading appropriate books, journals, and other literature and attending related seminars, conferences, and the like.
  • Provide assistance and required documentation to external auditors.
  • Participates in departmental quality assessment and continuous quality improvement activities as directed through identification of quality improvement opportunities, goal setting, collection and evaluation of data, implementation of action plans or related applications.
  • Other duties as assigned or when necessary to maintain efficient operations of the department and the Company as a whole

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or related field. An equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement.

Preferred:

  • One (1) year experience in an accounting or financial support role and proven knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and procedures Two (2) years experience and knowledge of HMO, PPO, TPA, PHO and Managed Care functions (e.g. accounting/finance, reinsurance, EDI, marketing, administration, medical delivery, regulatory compliance, claims processing, membership/eligibility, contracting and risk arrangements and actuarial precepts).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical skills. Ability to make decisions based upon using an analytical thought process.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and materials with extreme confidentiality.
  • Ability to exhibit behavior that promotes the success and growth of the company.
  • Ability to be flexible and able to handle changing job duty priorities based upon the needs of the company.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously within needed timeframes and work effectively with co-workers.
  • Available to work a flexible schedule to meet organizational needs.
  • Excellent communication, consultancy, facilitation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills and the ability to influence others positively.
  • Excellent computer skills including command of Word, Excel, Power Point and email required.
  • Communications: communicates verbally and in writing in a positive, consistent, enthusiastic, and open mannered approach with all internal and external customers.
  • Works independently in a self directed, non-confrontational, collaborative manner.
  • Constantly seeks opportunities to improve processes to support more efficient and effective work outcomes.
  • Customer Focus: promotes positive internal and external relations by actively seeking and being responsive to customer feedback. Ability to support and participate in continuous quality improvement projects.
  • Translates the Vision, Mission and Leadership traits in to daily interactions with internal and external clients. Demonstrates drive, initiative and ownership in all endeavors undertaken for the benefit of the Plan.
  • Displays high ethical standards.