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Accounting Assistant in Harrisburg, PA at KEPRO

Date Posted: 4/12/2018

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Job Description

Since 1985, KEPRO has helped more than 20 million members lead healthier lives through clinical expertise, integrity and compassion. KEPRO was founded by physicians and clinical expertise is at the core of our organization. We are a leading quality improvement and care management organization. We offer innovative and outcomes-focused solutions to reduce the unnecessary use of health care resources and optimize the quality of care for public and commercial clients. KEPRO’s tailored programs maximize members’ quality of life, and realize greater cost savings for members and clients alike. KEPRO is on a journey to transform medical management and to develop customized solutions tailored to our client’s specific business requirements, while improving the quality of life for patients, reducing costs, and achieving return on investments for our clients. Our approach to medical management is holistic and compassionate and is coordinated around a patient’s entire healthcare experience.

Accounting Assistant-AR

 

Summary Description

Perform clerical accounting duties including processing daily cash receipts, researching and applying receipts that are received into the lockbox, posting receipts and updating cash reports and assisting with AP data entry.  

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • On a daily basis, check the bank for direct deposits and lockbox deposits. Check lockbox and bank daily for deposits.  Print/save detail of payments.  Will work with bank and customer as necessary to determine correct application of cash.
  • Apply cash in CostPoint to appropriate invoice(s).  Determine appropriate outstanding invoice to apply cash.  Research unmatched and miscellaneous receipts.  Work with accountants as necessary to ensure appropriate application.
  • Prepare cash receipts tracking report daily. Enter daily receipts into Excel worksheet and provide to CFO, Finance Director and Controller.  Provide explanations of any unknown or miscellaneous receipts that cannot be verified to a specific customer.
  • Distribution of AR reports and adjustments. Distribute weekly AR reports to account reps and apply adjustments as verified and requested.
  • Accounting of small contracts as assigned. Create monthly invoices, accruals and provide analysis for contracts as assigned. 

The list of accountabilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other education- and experience-related duties that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalency. 
  • Post high school education/training in accounting desirable.

Skills, Knowledge Abilities (SKA)             

  • Adaptability/flexibility required
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with staff and external parties in a courteous manner
  • Detail oriented
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Experience

  • Professional with three or more years of experience in the accounting field
  • CostPoint experience helpful, but not necessary

Mental and Physical Requirements        

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 will be made as required by law in an attempt to enable an individual with a disability to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for prolonged periods of time; key and/or control objects; interact extensively with internal and external customers; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and occasionally travel within the state.

KEPRO offers challenging careers, excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement.  For consideration, please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Only those candidates identified for an interview will be contacted. No Phone Calls Please.  Visit our website at www.kepro.com for more information on the KEPRO Family of Companies.  

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

KEPRO is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

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